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KOLEKTO by STORIES IN STRUCTURES

Design | April 7, 2019 |

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KOLEKTO BY STORIES IN STRUCTURES
Architectural wooden toys and interior products designed and crafted in Denmark using 100% sustainable materials.

Stories in Structures is a Danish-based architectural design studio founded in 2017 by MAA architect Eva Wandel and graphic designer Rikke Nogel. We launched our product collection, KOLEKTO in 2018. KOLEKTO is sustainable and Danish – produced, high quality wooden toys and home accessories. Since all products are handmade, customers can personalize them, thereby creating their own unique product.

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Our products have been in the stores since the summer of 2018, and in 9 months we have achieved: Illums Bolighus, Paustian, The National Museum of Art, The Danish Architecture Center, Kunstforeningen Gammel Strand, Skandium London. We are sold in Denmark, USA, Australia, England, Spain, France, Norway, Sweden and Finland. We have been contacted by MOMA, who has shown interest in our products. All products are handmade in Denmark with attention and care for the environment. We are conscientious and exacting in our production – we choose our materials and develop our workflow in order to produce consistent, high quality products.

We design and produce architect designed wooden toys for children and adults as well as functional home accessories. For us, the art is to create a home content, stories and quality, combined with the Nordic design tradition using sustainable materials.

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The collection is locally produced. In accordance with classic craft traditions and a careful choice of sustainable materials. As part of Stories in Structures DNA, the entire collection is made in 100% FSC certified birch buds and sustainable oil and paint. The vision behind the collection is to create timeless and durable designs where the playful idea and the functional qualities are in focus.

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For us, sustainability is designing products that can survive for generations and tell stories. We create products that have a long life for the benefit of both the owner and the environment. The aesthetics, function and timeless design provide a product that will not only be appreciated in child-hood but throughout life.
The toy works at different levels and continues to stimulate the child as skills develop. Each toy can play different roles in the game, inspiring the child’s imagination and developing its creativity. But the toy is designed not only for children, but also adults caught by building and constructing.

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For us, the packaging is part of the product, and each product is delivered in a handmade wooden box. It provides the ideal way to store for a product when not in use, and ensures it last for years. Our boxes are themselves beautiful decorations. As our designs are unique products and are not the result of assembly line production, customers can customize their own products. They can choose the text on the box, design their own lamp or make their own building blocks.

Our products not only rely on sustainable materials, the design is timeless with a durability and beauty value so great that the products’ presence in itself will insist on being looked after and surviving through generations. For us it’s important to be part of the whole process, from the design stage to the end product.

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The founders are architectural artist Eva Wandel, educated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation 2012, and graphic designer Rikke Nogel from Højer Design Seminar.

more. www.storiesinstructures.com

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