Looking at how serene these swans appear one can only guess at the frantic paddling going on beneath the surface. It is all they can do to hold their position on your mantle or shelf but at least they look magnificent doing it. Made from solid oak and available in natural or black the swans are from Norwegian design duo Everything Elevated and manufactured by Normann Copenhagen. Capturing the swans reticent industry is no easy matter, especially in a way that is recognisably swan but still original. Everything Elevated have removed almost all detail leaving only a three dimensional shadow, a sense of these fabulous creatures holding their own against the prevailing, unsympathetic currents of the modern world. Wood is good.