Oku is an interpretation of the Japanese word for oak ‘Ōku’. Oku refers to the essence of the this design - oak.
”Through experiments with the balance between lightness and heaviness, making it paper thin when seen from one angle and solid from others, we’ve emphasised the material in a simple design”. The Oku table top is produced in oak veneer with round edges, adding a refined detail to the large surface. The legs of turned oak timber sections, is positioned sporadic to create the illusion of a floating table top, while also adding a sculptural detail to the table. Oku comes in both rectangular and circular shapes, with several size options, perfect for home or a commercial environment.
Materials: Legs - solid oak, Top - Plywood & oak veneer
After working in the fashion industry for many years, Tommy Hyldahl founded the Scandinavian label Norr11 in 2011, following his passion for interior design. His work focuses on his interest in materials and manufacture, which is reflected in the carefully thought-out collection. Co-designer Kristian Sofus Hansen studied architecture and design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and the Kyoto Institute of Technology in Japan. In his designs traditional design methods merge with innovative production techniques to create high-quality furniture and objects.