Designed by Norway Says, the Same Same But Different (2007) glasses have a very intriguing twist. While the glasses are shaped differently, all three hold the same amount of liquid, thus the name, Same Same But Different. The set is a family of three, and "each glass has its own personality," say the designers. "Whether stacked or mingling on the same table, they create an interesting dynamic that adds movement to the tableware." This set of blue-grey glasses is stackable. Each glass holds approximately 10oz (300ml). Made in Thailand.
Espen Voll, Torbjørn Anderssen and Andreas Engesvik began working together in 2000 and established Norway Says in 2002 after collaborating on several successful international exhibitions. With a portfolio of work that includes textiles, objects and furniture, among other things, the three men believe that "young Nordic designers are ���born��� global but at the same time have a strong cultural heritage," and they say that this is the reason why there is so much inspiring work being created by young Scandinavian designers.
When asked about their design philosophy, Norway Says is mute on the subject, but they explain their I���m Boo Carafe as "using a simple language to express a complex idea." In 2007, the trio won the prestigious Torsten and Wanja Söderberg Prize, awarded by a jury who followed the designers��� work for one-and-a-half years. Read more >