Philipp von Hase

von hase

is a master furniture designer
and maker focusing on wood oriented
mostly conceptual and multifunctional
small scale furniture productions

associate proffesor in design 
at the department of design 
at the unversity of bergen
furnature & freedesign

christian michelsens gate 7
0047 92568565
5011 bergen


philipp is an apprenticed craftsman from hanover in germany.
he is now a master furniture designer and maker based in bergen, norway.
during his time as a journeyman he manufactured furniture in copenhagen, denmark.
over the past decade he has been focusing on his own wood oriented small scale productions.
his works often result in a design discussion between the conceptual, physical and psychological form.
these rather sculptural pieces have been exhibited in galleries, museums and fairs around the world.


2022 ‘pebble’ norwegian folk art biannual in ytre arna, no 

2021 ‘circus’ norwegian presence exhibition, online
2020 ‘werkliebe’ center for crafts on bornholm, dk
2020 ‘una’ norwegian presence exhibiton, online 

2019 ‘werkleben’ at designers saturday in oslo, no
2019 ‘aaltobelli’ tendens interior design fair in bergen,no
2019 ‘trialog’ he xiangning art museum in shenzhen, ch

2018 'omera' fresh paint art and design fair in tel aviv, il
2018 'samara' coat hangers on display at pallet in oslo, no
2017 'stable' table legs on display at kode shop in bergen, no

2016 'omera' stool at gallery via during paris design week, fr
2016 'freedesign' craft exhibition at gallery vilvin in risør, no
2016 'trialog' at meet my project during milan design week, it

2015 'creation station' during raff design week in bergen, no
2015 'cultivation station' at trash cuisine helsinki design week, fi
2015 'spire, samara & soleuna' at designers saturday in oslo, no

2015 'cultivation station' at hardbakka ruins show in bergen, no
2015 'soleluna' ventura lambrate composed exhibition milan, it
2015 'signa ligna' at christiania's exhibition in copenhagen, dk

2015 'trialog' at the norwegian forest museum in elverum, no
2014 'signa ligna' at hundret percent norway at tent london,uk
2014 'samara' cloth hanger at nordic design fair in oslo, no

2014 'nordic passion' at seoul museum of art, south korea
2013 'ich bin ein bergenser' furniture at kode in bergen, no
2013 'present re.cyceles' at edsvik konsthall in stockholm. se

2013 'spire' at 100% norway during london design festival, uk
2013 'trialog' at dmy design festival in berlin tempelhof, de
2013 'trialog' chair design at the stockholm furniture fair, se

2012 'home is where your door is at helsinki design week, fi
2012 'present cycles' sculpture exhibition in christiania, cph
2011 freedesign show at gallerie bokboden in bergen, no

curriculum vitae

2023 associate professor in design at the university in bergen, no

2022 universtity lecturer at the design department in bergen,no
2021 opening of werkleben studio and shop in bergen,no

2020 small scale furniture design production in bergen, no
2019 furniture design and steam bending project in dale, no
2018 workshop manager at aldea workshops in bergen, no

2017 furniture design and aldea workshops project in bergen, no
2016 furniture design and creation station project in bergen, no
2016 master degree in furniture and spatial design, bergen, no

2015 establishing furnature and freedesign studio in bergen, no
2014 redesign concept film production for tv two bliss in oslo, no
2013 work at konstnärernas kollektivverkstad in stockholm, se

2013 bachelor in furniture design at academy of arts in bergen, no
2012 studies at the sculpture department at belas artes in lisboa, pt
2011 furniture design studies at the academy of arts in bergen, no

2010 design studies at the permaculture academy in berlin, de
2009 teaching woodwork at ‚projeto alavanca’ in sao paulo, br
2008 work place at rud rasmussen’s furniture production in cph, dk

2007 creative work and involvement in christiania, copenhagen, dk
2006 craftsmens journey as travelling furniture maker begins, eu
2005 certified permaculture design course in lower- saxony, de

2004 practical one year boatbuilding experience in hanover, de
2003 three year apprenticeship in furniture making in hanover, de
2002 voluntary work with the ngo ‚tools for solidarity’ in belfast, ni


2022 diploma for sustainable craft by norwegian folk art association,no
2017 craft award for ‘omera’ at the annual craft market in risør, no
2016 newcomer award for 'creation station' at the craft market in risør, no
2013 design award for 'trialog' chair at designers saturday in oslo, no


2020 - 2023  work stipend from the norwegian crafts association in oslo, no


2021 artist in residence at nida art colony in neringa, lithuania
2019 artist in residence at the nordic artist center in dale, norway


2019 ‘werkleben’ design manifesto in bergen, no
2016 ‘tøyen replanted’ public intevention in oslo, no
2015 ‘hardbakka ruins’ art in public space in bergen, de
2012 ‘down on the farm’ pure art installations outside warsaw, pl
2011 ‘think like a forest’ at haus der kulture der welt in berlin, de


2022 norges husflidslag
2022 norges permakulturforening 
2020 norske kunsthåndverkere
2017 design region bergen
2016 greenpeace 


lysverket & hoggorm
bergen kaffebrenneriet
bergen offentlig bibliothek
festspillene i bergen
statsraad lehmkuhl
bit teatergerasjen
skaugum bestikk
aga sideri


gjenbruks akademiet
kaleidoscope arkitekter 
københavns møbelsnedkeriet
on/off collective
situs furniture


instagram: @philipp.vonhase