6 really unusual products that come from Latvia

6 really unusual products that come from Latvia

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What type of products is Latvia known for?  After doing a certain amount of  research online the conclusion is that Latvia is a small country without very big  natural resources and a strong industry, but that doesn’t mean  they don’t have anything to offer the world. Their products are very well known in Europe and United States. The most well-known product that Latvia has and exports is wood. There are many talented people in Latvia with a unique and rich history that creates striking and beautiful products that are sold and recognized worldwide.  Latvia is also at the forefront of many trends and has many products and brands that come up with new and exotic products that make Latvia very unique. Here are some of them.

The glass bike:

Not only the glass bike and all its features is amazing, but also all the products this brand offers the market. The brand is called Glass Muse and it was born in 2013 when there was a merger among the most brilliant Latvian glass artists to create a provocative and multi-functional brand. Their products are for decorations, gifts, couples and everyday use. One of their products is the Glass Bike.  The glass bike is designed to be a one of the top selling art production from this brand.

Pallet furniture:   

Image courtesy of prizepony at Flickr.com
Image courtesy of prizepony at Flickr.com

It is not very clear if pallet furniture was actually invented in Latvia, but the designs and products Latvia has to offer in this market are amazing. The real name of the brand is palesumebeles , which is Latvian for Pallet Furniture.  The idea of mixing The traditional, all well-known form of pallets with Modern wood finishing equipment is to have as a result a high-quality, original furniture with a personalized design. They create their own pallet furniture for the world with unique colors, different types of wood and even color screws and bolts to give it a more stylish design.

Long Boards with Latvian wood:

This company/product is a true Latvian original. The Lokal Boards team is built by riders that are designers, artists, researchers, craftsmen and true storytellers.  Something you can call in this modern world an artisans collective. Their process is to choose and pick the best plywood layers and bring them to the LOKAL HOUSE, located in Riga, Latvia. Then experimentation with colors, crafts and designs starts. All the boards made by LOKAL HOUSE are 100% originals. No skateboard is the same.

Wooden glasses:

Glasses are not difficult to make. Eyewear designs are based on simple shapes and lines, made of qualitative wood, and with great attention to details. Wooden eyewear is like a sculpture that in hands of master becomes a glamorous jewelry. There are two brands that stand out from the rest and are Mara and Austra.  They only use natural materials to produces their glasses and treat the product as architects treat their buildings.  Simplicity is one of the main characteristic of these glasses and gives the buyers the possibility to be in touch with pure natural energy.

Image courtesy of Michael Coghlan at Flickr.com
Image courtesy of Michael Coghlan at Flickr.com


Moodbroom lamps:

This amazing and simple decoration is taking over the market in Europe. In general, the brand is shaking the decoration market. ZilberDesign focuses on creative and functional design for interior decoration. They have extensive experience in modern interior, retail and product design and have the ambition and opportunity to go big. Whether it is corporate, retail, interior, furniture or product design, the main goal at this brand is to transform the ordinary and finding innovative ways of blending functionality with pure aesthetic pleasure. They have different products apart from the broom lamp that will change your perspective of interior design, for example the juniper toothbrush, the drop drop lamps and even a hexagon tent for events.

Brum Brum bikes for kids:

These are very high profile small bicycles for kids. They are unique because they are made of high quality birch and plywood from Latvia which ensure the smoothness of the ride and the quality of the bike.  The bike´s tires don’t need air and are puncture proof. The bike has a disc without spokes so fingers don’t get caught where they shouldn’t be.  They are suitable for children between 4 and 6 and are very ecofriendly bike, even cute to stare at. These bikes are designed for children just starting to learn and will give them possibility to experience balance. The bike does not have breaks nor pedals so the child can brake with his or her feet and stop but putting their legs on the ground.

Latvia is now one of the countries producing trendy products and is getting at the front of fashion and design culture with innovations and rare creations from the local minds. Be sure to look for these and many other products when you think about decoration, kids, interiors or hobbies.

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