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Photo by Ellen Johanne Jarli.
Photo by Ellen Johanne Jarli.
Photo by Ellen Johanne Jarli
Photo by Ellen Johanne Jarli.
Photo by Ellen Johanne Jarli.

SISKA is simply a french press coffee maker. Made for the ever so popular drink, with some ever so beautiful materials combined; porcelain, cork, wood and leather.

Siska is part of the Food Work exhibition. Food Work is an independent project initiated by Torbjørn Anderssen and Espen Voll, two of the founders of Norway Says. 21 designs by 8 Norwegian designers are to be shown at Tokyo Midtown Hall during Designtide Tokyo 2012 from October 31st to November 4th.

As the title indicates, the topic of the project is food: storage, preparation, presentation, and eating. These objects spring out of simple and ordinary, yet essential and vital, actions that tie people together across cultural differences. The objects are designed for everyday situations in Norway – they are Norwegian. However, we have been inspired by Japanese culture, or rather by our particular understanding of Japanese culture. In other words, we have attempted to make Norwegian objects that could also be relevant to Japanese living. Our goal is to draw inspiration and knowledge from how our work is experienced in Tokyo.