Stilleben V / Reckweg & Nordentoft
The design duo Stilleben – Ditte Reckweg & Jelena Schou Nordentoft—belong to a new generation of designers who respect tradition, but also possess the boldness it takes to innovate. They both graduated in 2001 from the Danish Design School, having specialized in ceramics and glass, and together they run a web shop and the store Stilleben no. 22.
Ever since the Stilleben duo opened their first Stilleben store, they have fostered ideas that have resulted in new and modern design. And in addition to running their own line of Stilleben designs—including tableware, posters, furniture and accessories—the duo collaborates with internationally renowned design companies such as Kähler, Skagerak and Lyngby Porcelæn.
Today, both their store and their designs are recognized worldwide, and the duo has long since become part of modern design history with the iconic Omaggio vase in 2008, which immediately became a worldwide best-seller, and later Omaggio Nuovo, which has helped define and redefine classic Danish design of our time.