Paris 2013: Glass is Tomorrow Exhibition

      One of the more exciting exhibitions during Paris Design Week was the Glass is Tomorrow projects where a number of craftsmen and designers had joined up to challenge the craft of glass making. Designers including Tim Brauns, Sebastian Herkner, Alfredo Häberli, Lucie Koldova and Cecilie Manz have created glass objects working from the three themes Stackability, Silver Glass … Continue reading

Mingus by Cecilie Manz for Lightyears

Danish designer Cecilie Manz has created the pendant Mingus for lighting company Lightyears. Recognizable because of its simple lines and look, Mingus comes in 6 shades of light matt colours ranging from Pale Moss to Nearly Black to a chalky White. The pendants come in two sizes and is made from aluminium and is a … Continue reading

Minuscule Chair by Cecilie Manz for Fritz Hansen

During Milan Furniture Fair last month danish design brand Fritz Hansen launched a new chair by Cecilie Manz. Called Minuscule the chair is for informal occasions and has – very unlike Fritz Hansen premium furniture back catalogue – a frame made from plastic. Fritz Hansen is usually known for their iconic pieces from Arne Jacobsen & Poul Kjærholm made only from the … Continue reading

Lots of Paper by Cecilie Manz

Danish designer Cecilie Manz has created the origami-like limited edition seat Lots of Paper. Made of the environmentally-friendly, high-quality uncoated 400 gram Arctic Paper Munken, the complex form of Lots of Paper was achieved through the process of tessellation and is intricately engineered and executed. Read more: Cecilie Manz

Designers & Cabinetmakers Unite at the SE-Exhibition in Copenhagen

The annual SE-Exhibition has just opened at the Design Museum Denmark in Copenhagen and is showcasing danish cabinetmakers and designers in collaboration. The result is a varied and exciting mixture of furniture pieces. Some are pretty much ready for production, while others are more about the experiment and inspiration. SE (Snedkernes Efterårsudstilling) stands for the Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition, … Continue reading

Mindcraft11 at Salone del Mobile Milan

This year, MINDCRAFT11 highlights the core values of Danish craft and design. Values that Danish design is and always has been famous for: high quality, practical value and sublime craftsmanship. In MINDCRAFT11, a new generation of Danish craftspeople interpret and challenge these traditional values in a manner that is intelligent, playful and serious. A certain … Continue reading