Featured in the Swedish magazine Må Bra

Out and about 🥂 My champagne scarf “Hocus Pocus” is featured in the November issue of th Swedish magazine Må Bra. “Unlike synthetics, silk has a genuine ability to heat when it’s cold and cool when it’s hot” That’s one of the reasons I always work with sustainable products! Thank you Katarina Althin for the beautiful style and for using my products!

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Jontefondsgalan 12/11 2017

Wow⭐️Under galakvällen inbringade min tavla “Wild Roses”  50.000:- (20.000:- över utgångsbudet!!) till Jontefondens makalösa arbete❤️ Stolt och lycklig över att ha fått vara med och bidra❤️ Christian, Gunilla och Tommy som grundat och driver fonden är sanna eldsjälar med hjärtat på rätta stället❤️ Visste du att det är tre gånger så stor risk att du kommer behöva en organdonation än möjligheten att få skänka? Om du kan tänka dig att ta emot ett organ borde det vara en självklarhet att också skänka, eller?! Ni som inte redan har registrerat er gör det här: http://www.socialstyrelsen.se/donationsregistret det går på några sekunder❤️

The latest issue (no45) of the Swedish weekly magazine Svensk Damtidning has a nice article about my work. I’m proud to spread the word!

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Sarah The Duchess of Yorkwearing my champagne scarf “Hocus Pocus” during interview

In this film Sarah The Duchess of York is being interviewed regarding the environmental problems in the ocean. At the very beginning, she brings out my champagne scarf “Hocus Pocus” and puts it on herself. In the background you can see my first pattern “Happy Cake”. It feels amazing that such a cool and inspiring woman is wearing my products.

Välkomna på julklappsshopping i ateljén

Söndagen den 26 november 11-17 på Johannelundsgatan 2

Till min stora glädje kommer Pia Orrgren och hennes Silverfabriken för tredje året i rad att gästa min ateljé. Hon har med sig de mest fantastiska silversmycken för både dam, herr och barn. Alla unika och handgjorda av Pia. Det går även bra att göra en beställning på ett helt personligt smycke.

Ateljén kommer att vara fullproppad med härliga tavlor och skulpturer i alla storlekar. Dessutom kommer mina sidenmönster finnas till försäljning. Både som scarf och näsduk. Nytt för i år är de underbara ull/siden sjalarna. Även den sprudlande champagne-pennan är en bubblig nyhet.

Som ni förstår har vi något som passar alla! Vi bjuder på bubbel och godsaker samtidigt som ni löser julklapparna på en dag. Det låter väl fantastiskt!

Hjärtligt välkomna önskar Pia Orrgren & Charlotte Olsson

Invigningsskulptur till Ronald McDonald Hus

Denna soliga onsdag (18 oktober 2017) har vi haft avtäckning av invignings-skulpturen till “13 nya rum”🎉Skulpturen har jag skapat med hjälp av Eddies och Henke Lundqvists handavtryck. Miljoner tack för förtroendet Ronald McDonald Hus Göteborg Tack Henrik Lundqvist Foundation och Henrik Lundqvist för era generösa bidrag med hjärtat på rätta stället! Så så så många eldsjälar, inte konstigt att det blir så braTack för att jag får vara en liten del i detta, det gör mig stolt och tacksam

Sarah the Duchess of York is wearing my art!

Inspiring, cool and beautiful Sarah the Duchess of York looking absolutely fabulous in “Hocus Pocus” scarf in the latest issue of Svensk Damtidning (no 41 2017) AND she was rocking the bag that I made from plastic waste from the ocean The Duchess is truly standing up for our planet ❤️

Deskset goes Champagne

The recycling artist Charlotte Olsson has made a unique collaboration with the pencil company Ballograf. It’s their classic model “deskset” which now is dazzling from the artist’s exhilarating champagne motif. The launch will take place at the Book Fair in Gothenburg 2017.

“When Ballograf’s CEO Peter Orrgren asked me if I wanted to design a pen for them, of course the answer was yes, because this is a company that I really admire. In 1945 Ballograf started their production in a garage in Gothenburg and today they are Sweden’s only pen manufacturer. Over the years, they have continuously developed and improved their products and therefore it is with good conscience they leave lifetime warranty on every pen and bullet pen that leaves their factory. A sustainable thinking for a sustainable future, which fits very well with my own personal values.” Says Charlotte Olsson.

The deskset was launched for the first time in 1961. Over the years it has become synonymous with the brand Ballograf. Manufacturing still takes place in Sweden and the assembly takes place in seven steps, carried out by hand at the factory in Västra Frölunda. The artist Charlotte Olsson also has her base in Gothenburg, which means that this is a local-produced collaboration. Something that Charlotte thinks feels amazing as it contributes to a sustainable lifestyle.

The base of the pen is black with gold-plated details and printed on it is Charlotte Olsson’s classic champagne bottles swirl. The original pattern is sculpted from recycled materials like all of Charlottes art. In this case old crafts such as laces and embroidery. Charlotte sculpted the pattern on a large round clock that no longer worked and then it has been reduced to fit the deskset. To make that extra touch the artist has hand painted small gold details, making each pen a very unique little piece of art.

“I carefully thought about what motif I would choose for the pattern. About seven years ago my interest in the period between the wars called “La Belle Epoque” started. It was an era of peace and prosperity in Europe from the late 1800s to the beginning of World War I. The European art had its glory days and the champagne parties never ended. The playfulness of the champagne bubbles inspires me a lot. Magic! Joy! Party! When I started bubbling I just could not stop. It’s about spreading positive vibration. I hope you will enjoy this pen!”

 

The Swedish newspaper ReCyclinG has written a nice article about my work

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Save The Ocean fundraising gala 2017

Such a great day with highly committed people. I’ll never forget this day. Each of us can do something, but together we can achieve greatness. Together for a better future we raised no less than 3,087,340 Swedish kronor! For the gala I had sculpted an almost four meter high sculpture from plastic waste from the ocean. I had also sculptured a collection of recycled bags sold before the gala. 100% of the money for these went to The Perfect World Foundation. I also sculpted a painting that was auctioned out during the evening. To my help in the creation, I had Sarah The Duchess of York and beneficiary Dr Sylvia Earle. Two inspiring, strong, beautiful rolemodels. I’m overwhelmed with gratitude and inspiration. Thank you all who made this possible, now we just have to roll up our sleeves and continue this work – Save the Ocean!