It was with enormous drive and enthusiasm and not least the helpful
assistance of local craftsmen that Lars Karl Hjelle began to
manufacture furniture in the 1930's. Contacts from beyond Norway's
borders often led to bursts of innovation.
Withe the help of architects Hjelle developed innovative designs. Even
in the early years a large share of production went to foreign
customers, and furniture continues to be shipped to dealers in Europe.
Official residences, embassies, hotels and not least private persons
among those who seek Hjelle quality. Hjelle's collection is perfect
public and residential interiors alike.
Hjelle has long since implemented the latest manufacturing techniques.
This has led to enhanced precision in both adoptation and sewing
quality. Based on knowledge and experience. Hjelle's unique
construction provides optimum comfort. Hjelle's craftsmen are an
important resource, passing on their expertise from one generation to
Our contemporary line of furniture is designed by the young designers
Norway Says. Their work has been an exciting addition to the
international design scene since their first presentation in Milan
2000. The cooperation is both challenging and fun as their designs
represent strong ideas and intelligent but technically demanding