21/05/2018 - STUDIO Maiju Uski is one of emerging design talents selected to exhibit in Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan 2018 on May 19-22 during NYCxDESIGN.
This is the first time her work is on display in the US. The stand will be showcasign PALAT serving trolley and tableware – a comprehensive cooking and serving unit, representing modern Scandinavian design.
STUDIO Maiju Uski is based in Helsinki Finland. The founder Maiju Uski works widely in the range of furniture, product and spatial design. Simplicity steers her work weather the scale is architectural planning or products for use on the table. She strives for discovering intersections of various design practices and developing their dialogue. Her design process evolves around utilizing and merging different materials in everyday products and furnishings in order to create beautiful, usable and sustainable designs.
PALAT is a serving trolley and tableware items designed to facilitate for a broad scale o cooking and serving activities. The trolley gives extra working surface in the kitchen and assists in serving .The tableware collection consists of wooden boards, porcelain plates, soap stone platters and cast ironware pans.
The materials are chosen to serve a certain function, giving a meaning to each item - just as each ingredient is meaningful in a good dish. As a comprehensive cooking and dining unit, the collection serves for a variety of culinary and social occasions.