Cask by Expormim: a clear example of the harmony and elegance

The new Cask collection designed for Expormim is a clear example of the harmony and elegance that arises when stripping down objects to their very core.


The Cask collection consist of an armchair, a sofa and a seating island. Expormim scrutinize the various ways that natural rattan can be used to strike a balance between creative ideas and technical realization, creating a look that reflects the familiarity of past wicker design, but with a modern and streamlined allure. Versatile, comfortable and elegant, the furniture has everything one would expect of a classic.

The basic structure of the sophisticated lounge furniture is created from nothing more than two rounded pieces of rattan connected with vertical sticks and combined with a comfortable upholstery for a cozy and relaxed design exuding a timeless simplicity.

“Cask is a modern spin on a historic craft that combines the refinement of rattan with the softness of the upholstery coming together in a collection of unique pieces of furniture”

Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen

The collection blends unobtrusively with its surroundings and can be positioned as desired thanks to the circular design, making it look graceful from all around. Moreover, with the wide range of rattan and textile finishes available, the pieces can likewise show a bold and playful side a characteristic suitable to the atmosphere of any contemporary space.

“To create a simple and minimal design may seem easy, but in reality it is very demanding. Every little detail catches the eye and needs to be well thought out – there is nothing more complicated than taking objects back to the basics”

– Nicolaj Friis Nøddesbo

Photos @normarchitects

The combination of natural rattan and the generous upholstery creates a cozy, relaxed atmosphere with a certain presence, yet without asking to be the center of attention.

Designers: Nicolaj Friis Nøddesbo, Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, Kasper Rønn von Lotzbeck
Furniture Manufacturer: Expormim>>
Artist: Julie Von Lotzbeck
Photography: Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen

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