Born in 1984, Daniel Rybakken grew up in Oslo,
Norway. He studied design at the Oslo School of
Architecture and the School of Arts & Crafts in
Gothenburg, Sweden. On graduating with a Master
of Fine Arts in 2008 he opened his own design
studio in both Oslo and Gothenburg.
Rybakken has received numerous awards,
including the 'Best of the Best' Red Dot Award in
Singapore, 2007; the Anders Jahre's Cultural Prize
for Young Artists in Oslo, 2008; and the Design
Report Award for best designer at Salone Satellite
in Milan, 2009.
The work of Daniel Rybakken occupies the area between art and design,
forming limited editions, art installations and prototypes for serial production. His main
focus has been to work with daylight and how to artificially recreate its appearance and