The companion book to Nordic Architects highlights the contemporary talents working in a region that has been famous for product, furniture, and industrial design since the reign of Gustaf. n design as in architecture, recent progress has been defined by a clean aesthetic, craftsmanship, and empathy for the human experience. David Sokol explores the once and future Nordic identity, the exigencies of local manufacturing, and the competitive global marketplace.
David Sokol is a freelance writer and editor based in New York. He is a contributing editor at Surface, and writes- regularly for publications including Architectural Record, Azure-, Interior Design, and Mark. Sokol was a managing editor at I.?D. magazine, has taught at Rhode Island School of Design, oversaw Architectural Design's The New Alliance.