Dino Chair by Thomas Alken

  During the annual SE Exhibition 2012 in Copenhagen, danish designer Thomas Alken showed one of his latest projects – Dino Chair. Dino is a chair to sit in. It’s inspired by the balance between lightness and gravity. Materials used is leather, linen and ash. SE is the annual Cabinet Makers’ Exhibition where a number … 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

Paper Cuts by Laura Faurschou

Danish designer Laura Faurschou has created this gorgeous series of paper cuts called Komposition. The series is based on her fascination with layers and framework. Laura explains, “The repetition of the crystalline shapes in the overlapping layers creates a strong perspective illusion and 3-dimensional effect.  The intensity of colour in one layer in combination with … Continue reading

Onkel Sofa by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen

Danish young designer Simon Legald has designed the Onkel sofa for furniture label Normann Copenhagen. The sofa is a mix between traditional voluminous sofas from before the 1950’s and a more modern strict frame. To emphasise the merger of two completely different worlds of expression, the back cushion has been elegantly encapsulated by the frame. … Continue reading

ReFurnish/ReUpholster by Anita Johansen

Danish designer Anita Johansen is launching the first piece of her furniture collection ReFurnish/ReUpholster at next week’s opening of The Danish Design School’s Graduation Show 2012 in Copenhagen. The collection is an exploration of traditional furniture upholstery. Anita wanted to work with the dilemma of the traditional craft and craftsmen of upholstery that has lately … Continue reading

Mindcraft12: Georg Stool by Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm

Danish furniture designer Christina LIljenberg Halstrøm presented her new stool Georg at Mindcraft12 in Milan last week. Christina works with haptic design i.e.. design that stimulates the senses and therefore uses materials such as wool and wood that are very responsive to the touch. Georg is a “carefully crafted stool” with a slightly oversized wool cushion … Continue reading