Oku is an interpretation of the Japanese word for oak ‘Ōku’. Oku refers to the essence of the design - oak.
”Through experiments with the balance between lightness and heaviness, making it paper thin when seen from one angle and solid from others, we’ve emphasised the material in a simple design”. The Oku table top is produced in oak veneer with round edges, adding a refined detail to the large surface. The legs of turned oak timber sections, is positioned sporadic to create the illusion of a floating table top, while also adding a sculptural detail to the table.
Oku comes in both rectangular and circular shapes, with several size options for every roo
At NORR11 we strive to reinvent and rethink Scandinavian design to create timeless pieces of furniture. We seek inspiration from nature and raw materials which is evident in our products often redefining materials, techniques and forms.
We like to fuse cultures from around the world with simple Scandinavian design principles to create a different perspective on furniture design.
Our name stands for our nordic heritage and the day it all began, the 11th of November 2011. That’s why we are NORR11.