Kristine Five Melvær
(b. 1984) is an Oslo-based designer working with tableware, lighting, furniture, textile objects and graphic design. Melvær holds a Masters degree in Industrial design and a Masters degree in Visual Communication. She explores the subject of object communication, bridging the disciplines of product design and graphic design. She focuses on the communicative potentials of objects as a means to create emotional bonds between object and user. By searching for the sensual essence of phenomena, she translates these qualities into sensuous objects with a Scandinavian simplicity.