Bird Sculptures full of Character
The Icelandic designer Sigurjón Pálsson created a collection with expressive bird sculptures out of oak wood with his Shorebirds. The wooden birds from Normann Copenhagen are made out of massive oak wood. The simple silhouettes of the decoration birds give a nearly stylized expression to the Shorebirds. The small details were simultaneously carefully worked. This is how each one of the three birds has its own personality, keeping the design interesting and vivid.
Curlew, Redshank and Little Stint
The biggest one of the shorebirds is inspired by the Western curlew, which has a long neck and whose beak is bent downwards. It has a long-legged and aristocratic appearance. It walks around with slow, carefully considered steps and is always on the guard. The medium sized bird from Normann Copenhagen is fast and wakeful like a common redshank. These birds often fly together with other wakeful birds. And finally there is the little stint. This one is very sociable and it often appears in big flocks.
Oak Colour like Bird's Feathers
Sigurjón Pálsson about his design: ”The world of birds fascinated me since I was a child. I've been watching birds as long as I can remember. That’s why it was only obvious for me to introduce birds into my designs sooner or later. The natural light brown of the oak wood looks similar to the birds’ feathers and it inspired me for my designs. The different positions imitate natural body positions of waders, when they search for nutrition in the sand and along the coast. The colourful legs and beaks complete the appearance.”
The big Shorebird looks gorgeous on shelves, sideboards or on chests of drawers. There it unfolds its whole beauty standing next to a vase or other decoration items. Both smaller birds from Normann Copenhagen ideally appear in groups, where the different sizes and colours make up a stylish and playful impression.