Category Design

Forbes: Where to Shop in Copenhagen

Looks like Forbes is getting on-board with shopping for Scandinavian design in Copenhagen. The article, “The Top Five Danish Design Shops in Copenhagen,” highlights a few of the design powerhouses around the city. For furniture and other design items, there’s also Paustian, which houses a gourmet Nordic restaurant. I wrote about the design house and […]

MINDCRAFT12 at Milan Design Week

Danish Crafts presented MINDCRAFT12, an exhibition of furniture, ceramics, glass, textile and jewellery designed by some of Denmark’s top craftsman and designers, in Ventura Lambrate during Fuori Salone, or Milan Design Week in April. This year’s exhibition was curated and designed by award-winning designer Cecilie Manz. The MINDCRAFT12 exhibition 16 featured one-off works to prototypes ready for production. Key themes included quality, function, […]

Georg Jensen Introduces New Ilse Crawford Collection

World-renowned Danish silver design company Georg Jensen has a new collection designed by British desiner Ilse Crawford. Here’s a short film produced by Justin Anderson featuring the collection, which includes a water jug, metallic bowl and candleholder. Quite sexy indeed. http://www.nowness.com/day/2012/4/19/2074/ilse-crawford-x-georg-jensen

Bie Designs: Storytelling Textiles

Designer Katja Bie turned her love of writing, history, and pattern design with storytelling and created her own masterpieces. Her silk scarves and ties feature an overlay of artistic expressions featuring ancient script and motifs from H.C. Andersen fairy tales, Danish castles, Egyptian hieroglyphics, Tycho Brahe star maps, and Viking runes. Her collection started with the production of ties, scarves […]

e-Types sets Typefaces on Fire

Monocle Magazine reports on a design agency in Copenhagen that specializes in making type fonts.  The agency, e-Types has even set up a retail store. See the coverage here: Playtype.  

New Media — Copenhagen Art & Lifestyle Magazines

Just discovered two magazines dedicated to art & lifestyle in Copenhagen. Check them out! CPH-ART.DK — http://www.cph-art.dk/ Bitchslap Magazine — http://bitchslapmag.com/about/      

Danish Crafts Launches New Designs in Paris

This year, Danish Crafts, an organization aimed at branding and promoting Danish craft and design, is launching 31 new designs named Danish Crafts Collection 15, or CC15, at the Maison&Objet exhibition in Paris this week (Sept. 9-13 in Hal 7, stand H 176). In addition, one of Paris’ most famous department stores, Galeries Lafayette, will showcase three products from […]