Spotted at Mjolk in Toronto: the free-standing Norr paper towel holder by Ditte Buus Nielsen, Skagerak’s design director. The holder consists of a simple white oak dowel with a round base, brass screws, and a leather strap.
Above: The Norr Paper Towel Holder is $70 CAD at Mjolk.
Above: Detail of the leather strap and brass hardware.
Above: The holder is also available at Amara.