My idea was to create a really modern version of my classical models. As well as to find other means of expression.
The cast iron tomte came about through a close collaboration with a neighbouring foundry, Skeppshult’s Foundry, and once we had got the tomte right, the imagination began to run wild.
Sure, one could also give it a hat. Here is the result: the cold hard material of the cast iron against the soft comfortable wool.