We are dedicated to give each design a sense of meaning and personality. Designs that relate to people. The studio deliver performant design solutions in the shape of objects and identity into public spaces. Integrating innovative materials into it's creations, Ralston & Bau is aiming for a sustainable design.


5 October 2015: Storm, Svele and Les Lamaneurs shown in Saint-Nazaire, France

A year ago the norwegian and french Agents of the Ideal Lab program Replanted Identity, discovered the City of Saint-Nazaire and its citizens. With the nazairiens, we reflected on the city centre. Works created from this dialogue are part of the Replanted Identity exhibition.
The exhibition opening is the 15th of October at 18h. The exhibition is open the 16/10-8/11 2015 at Le Garage. The Ideal Lab program is initiated by Ralston & Bau.

19 June 2015: 100% Norway 2015 in London

Ralston & Bau have been selected to be part of 100% Norway for the 2015 edition. The Lamaneurs urban seat collection and the Pathics lightshelf was selected and will be shown at Tent, London the 23 to the 26th of September 2015.

27 January 2015: Ideal lab’ at the Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Etienne 2015

The designs and art produced in Ideal Lab – Replanted Identity in 2014 has been selected to take part in the Biennale in 2015.
It will be shown in a dedicated exhibition of 110 m2 from the 12/3 to the 12/4 2015. Ralston & Bau curated and designed the scenography of the exhibition and is showing three new creations: Les Lamaneurs (urban furniture), Svele (serving plates) and Storm (vases).

26 August 2014: Keys launch

We are very happy to announce the launch of our new furniture design collection for Vestnes Ocean: Keys. It is revealed to the public at the largest oil world fair ONS in Stavanger (Norway) as we speak.

2 April 2014: Birgitta Ralston at TED

At TEDxNantes, Birgitta Ralston talked about Ideal Lab’, a program with the ambition to design beautiful meaning.
The Ideal Lab relocate the meaning of design to a social environment in mutation, to define future needs and realise future scenarios through tangible products and processes. She shows results from themes like elders participation, food waste and neighbourhood empathy.