Previously featured in Thisispaper, experimental designer based in between Oslo and Eindhoven, Sigve Knutson continues to merge intuition and play in the design process.
We present Sigve’s latest designs, a continuation of his graduation pieces from his MA at Design Academy Eindhoven. Drawing inspiration from the process of making, the designer considers direct working with a material as a filed of continues learn and failure. He says: „I like to have an open process where my mistakes can be reinterpreted by myself into something new. I see it as a necessity to continue to surprise my self and the only way to do that is by not working in or with something that is a closed system like a computer program.”
While working on discovering new materials, Sigve developed homemade mixture acting as air-drying clay that he uses to cover and join different types of materials together. It cosists of paper fibers, wood dust, wood chips and PVA glue. He also experiments on aluminium, examining it through hammering in various shapes.
Using lost-foam casting with aluminum and clay Sigve forms intriguing, amusing yet functional objects, which all creates homogeneous whole.