What do you think of as a typical example of Scandinavian design? The massively copied 1950s bentwood chair series “Seven Chairs” by Danish architect Arne Jacobsen? The vividly colored Unikko poppy patterns by the Finnish textile company Marimekko? Or the ready-to-assemble furniture available at the originally Swedish (now Dutch) Ikea?

Whatever your pick is, one country is conspicuously missing from this list of admired Scandinavian design icons: Norway. And for Peppe Trulsen, a longtime Norwegian vintage design-products dealer who is curator of the ongoing sales exhibition “Norwegian Icons,” it’s a void that can — and should — be filled.

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