Line Drawings 0007. Participatory exploration predicts the final form. Within a room, a technical drawing of a chair and ceiling lamp is laid out on the side walls and the back wall using hooks.

Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2006.
Honey I’m Home exhibition, Danish Design Centre, 2006.
Within a room, a three sided technical drawing of a chair and ceiling lamp is laid out on the side walls and the back wall using hooks. String is then used to draw within the space and the possibilities laidout by the original 2d drawing.

Hurrah and one for luck – A picnic bench for family, friends and colleagues to raise the flag.

Design by Jeremy Walton 2006

Designed and made for SE 2006 ‘Vennelyst’, Frederiksberg Gardens and The Palaces and Properties agency.
‘Inspired by an appreciation of real Danish life, the humour and personality of the people in Denmark. The ‘Hygge’ in birthdays, family gatherings and raising the flag. The dinner speeches and flag waving. The shorts and the long one at the end.’

Vintage Candle – A new candle edition to the collection. This one comes with hand picked original vintage matchbox labels.

Design by Jeremy Walton, 2005. Candle Collection. The Vintage Candle includes a matchbox that is placed with the printed side visible and uses original vintage and all very different matchbox labels. Adding to the HyggeLys ‘candle with matchbox’ and Colour Match candles. “The labels themselves are brought from matchbox collectors, I only buy the ones …

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Shelf Portraits

Shelf Portraits
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2004.
Ten people were invited to give a selection of objects from their lofts or cellars storage, in exchange for a nominal payment, of about £15. The objects were to fit a shelf 1 meter long, 28 cm high and 15 cm in depth.
These objects were wrapped together with and onto the shelf, creating a shelf as a new object. The form is predicted by the person, the object becomes a portrait of the person.

Objects of Desire

Objects of Desire
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2004.
Shrink plastic has been used to wrap a Jaguar E-type, the plastic has been peeled from the car like a facial mask. The plastic is made up of several layers melted together, creating a laminate that holds the form of the car. The form is obscured by negative space and distortion, similar to a dream the form comes and goes.

Culture Shrink

Culture Shrink
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2003.
The material is polyolefin that shrinks when heated. The most common use of the material is for electrical insulation. Insulation is an important element of lighting that is most often disregarded and hidden.

The Bench Is Yours III

The bench is yours III
Design by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. 2003.
The organisers of Glentavej Plads felt the ‘Bench is yours’ concept fitted their park project and commissioned the starting block to be placed in the park. The local residents built the bench further.

Built at Glentavejplads, Nørrebro, Copenhagen
The organisers of Glentavej Plads felt the ‘Bench Is Yours’ concept fitted their park project and commissioned the starting block to be placed in the park. The local residents built the bench further.

The bench is yours II

The bench is yours II
Starting with an archetypal chair form, waste and found wood is added on to the bench following the archetype of a basic chair, needing legs, seat and back. Any one can add to the bench with the waste wood. It is a democratic project that cannot be designed in advance. We create the base, there after it is up to the people that use the park to continue where the last person stopped.

Bench is yours – Video

The Bench is yours II filmed at Fabbrikken by CYF, 2002. A Culture Corporation project by Claus Bjerre, Ditte Hammerstrøm and Jeremy Walton. A starting block is laid and people use waste wood to add to the bench where the last person left off.

HyggeLys candle with matchbox – The use of candles is an essential ingredient for what in Danish is called ‘Hyggeligt’ = cosy togetherness perfected by Scandinavians.

Jeremy Walton has been inspired by matchboxes since moving to Denmark. “The use of candles is an essential ingredient for what in Danish is called ‘Hyggeligt’ – cosy togetherness perfected by Scandinavians. The regular burning of candles results in a noticeable amount of matchboxes in peoples homes”

Flat Frame

Design by Jeremy Walton, 2000. Laser cut stainless steel. Dimensions: mm x mm x mm Fold inner section out to create a standing picture frame that can be used portrait or landscape. Keep flat for hanging on the  wall. Insert photo and change regularly. Fits standard size photos and postcards.

A Special Place

Design by Jeremy Walton, 2000. Laser cut stainless steel. Dimensions: 10cm x 25cm x 6cm Fold inner sections up to create a special place for keeping small important items, notes and letters to remember.

Bookend

Design by Jeremy Walton 2000. Materials: Leather Leather strap holds several books in a tight bundle creates a solid block that can then be used as a book end.

Strike

Design by Jeremy Walton, 2000. Laser cut stainless steel. Dimensions: 40 mm x 100 mm x 20 mm Stainless steel matchbox sleeve incorporating a tray for placing the burnt match stick. “Matchboxes are a common sight in Danish homes on shelves and window ledges, often with a burnt matchstick left on top of the box.”

Electric Joey

Social Comments by Jeremy Walton, 1999. Inspiration from life.

‘Joey the family budgerigar (small bird) would sing all day, a constant background noise. He would sleep only in the dark. We treated him as part of the family.’