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Posts tagged as 'Denmark'

Fri 3.7.

From Japan with Love: Kitani’s Danish design classics

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.07.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

East meets West: Japanese craftsmanship brings classic mid-century Danish furniture design back to life, courtesy of Kitani

East meets West: Japanese craftsmanship brings classic mid-century Danish furniture design back to life, courtesy of Kitani

For over 20 years now, craftsmanship-led Japanese furniture manufacturer Kitani has been bringing a considered edit of mid-century Danish classics back to life, to the delight of design-lovers worldwide. (by Simon Keane-Cowell)

 

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Sun 28.9.

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.09.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller

Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller

The Danish Meat Research Institute by C.F. Møller has a design based on the simple design idiom of its surrounding buildings, built in the 1970s, but with modern twists such as using pre-fabricated brick reliefs and incorporating bay windows.

 

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'Enso' tableware by C.F. Møller Design

‘Enso’ tableware by C.F. Møller Design

C.F. Møller Design, part of one of Scandinavia’s largest architectural practices, has created ‘Enso’ a set of architecturally stacking tableware for aida, “made in the whitest of porcelains for a clean design expression”.

 

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'Swell' armchair & sofa by Jonas Wagell for Normann Copenhagen

‘Swell’ sofa by Jonas Wagell for Normann Copenhagen

Designer Jonas Wagell has created a minimalistic furniture collection with a playful, light-hearted feel called ‘Swell’ for Normann Copenhagen. The name is a reference to rising bread; with its full shape Swell consists of a robust padded back and seat and two curvy armrests. The stitching on the back and the seats divides the sofas into sections and completes the feel.

 

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Mon 17.2.

‘Puff’ light by Signe Hytte (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.02.2014 - Tagged as:

'Puff' light by Signe Hytte

‘Puff’ light by Signe Hytte

‘Puff’, by Signe Hytte, is a small table lamp with a blown opal glass diffuser that comes in two different heights and types of wood. A black fabric cord ends on the side of the cylindrical woodbase with a fine and discreet brass detail. Subtle details that are the signature of several works by Kristina Kjær and Signe Hytte, two upcoming furniture and product designers from Denmark, recent TEKO Design & Business School graduates, who exhibited their own individual designs at the recent 2014 Stockholm Furniture Fair.

 

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Mon 7.10.

Village House by Powerhouse Company (DK)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 07.10.2013 - Tagged as: ,

Village House by Powerhouse Company

Village House by Powerhouse Company, photo: Åke E. Son Lindman

Denmark’s Powerhouse Company was asked to design a weekend house for a young family in northern Sjælland, an exploration on the possibilities of the Summer cabin, the traditional Danish vacation home.

 

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Architect Henning Larsen, who has died at the age of 87

The renowned Danish architect Henning Larsen has died at the age of 87.

 

Founded in 1959, his practice, Henning Larsen Architects, has delivered some of Scandinavia’s most celebrated projects, including the Harpa Concert & Conference Centre in Reykjavik, completed in 2011 and winner of the 2013 Mies van der Rohe Award, and the Uppsala Concert & Congress Hall, which opened in 2004.

 

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‘Leaf’ lamp by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Muuto

The Stockholm-based design duo Broberg & Ridderstråle have collaborated with the Danish furniture brand Muuto on this collection of neat and simple lamps called ‘Leaf’. Incorporating energy-efficient LED technology, the minimalist, organically-shaped light is available in two sizes and a range of soft pastel hues. (more…)