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Designers by chance

Working as a designer does not always come from being educated as a designer. Mere necessity or a brilliant idea combined with the needs of the users can be the fundament of a new design company. DANISH™ dove into the background of four successful Danish design brands.

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OCTOBER THEME - Crossing Boundaries/Changing Industries

Preserving the Legacy of Finn Juhl

As a major contributor to the genesis of the Danish Modern era of furniture design, the Danish architect Finn Juhl was one of the most prominent designers of his time. This article features an interview with Henrik Sørensen, co-owner of Onecollection, who has been entrusted in bringing Juhl’s iconic creations back to life.

Five Designers to Watch

Based on their use of classic materials such as oak and plywood to minimalistic stainless steel, here is the DANISH™ take on which five designers to keep an eye on right now.

Gejst presents: A New Collaboration

Gejst started in the spring of 2013. Originally, it designed its own products, but in the fall of 2017, the company completely restructured and relaunched itself to become a more solid business. Today, Gejst employs the best upcoming designers from around the world to design its products to great effect.

Cultivating Danish Education Through Architecture

How is it possible to convert aesthetic and sustainable architectural design into learning and a blooming local society? Take a look at the impressive construction of Campus Kolding at the University of Southern Denmark.

People! Let´s Get Down to Business

Technical insights and knowledge have always been fundamental to the Frandsen Project. But when the CEO, Thomas Hansen, added design as a mindset and a focus in the organisation, turnover increased significantly. Design is also about understanding people, and this is where Thomas Hansen really gets down to business.

A Limited Amount of Sunbeams

Danish design company Sibast Furniture is collaborating with Danish artist and world-known former musician Kasper Eistrup on a colourful piece of art. The work, called Sibast Sunrise No 8, is a new limited edition of the popular Sibast No 8 chair that comes individually numbered.

Spectacular Chair Design

We use them every day. At home, at work, when visiting restaurants or waiting at the doctor’s office. Chairs are an unavoidable design in our life, but they are not all the same: some chairs are just more spectacular than others.

Designing Seamless Interaction

Danske Bank and their architect have teamed up with HOLMRIS B8 to realise a new standard for banking in the future. The result is a vibrant working environment with a variety of financial firms acting seamlessly under the same roof.

Danish Architects join Forces in China

DISSING+WEITLING and Kragh & Berglund are among the Danish companies participating in Asia’s biggest design event and attraction, Beijing Design Week 2018. Together, the two companies represent the Danish human-centred way of designing public architecture and urban spaces.

All You Need to Know About N01 from Designer Oki Sato

The N01™ chair designed by the Japanese design studio Nendo for Danish Fritz Hansen™ is the first wooden dining chair through years. Created by the merging of Danish and Japanese aesthetics and purity, this  Q&A session with Oki Sato, founder of Nendo will enlighten you....

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