Loading...

“Through many errors, failures and a messy library of material testing, I sometimes find something new and exciting in-between my mess. I have to trust a lot in my embodied and subconscious knowledge and let activity and acquaintance drive me.” – Ragna Ragnarsdóttir View Ragna Ragnarsdóttir’s works, including “Coral Vase“. With connections to the country’s…

Loading...

“Material is ancient as well as the techniques it requires. I’m ignorant or foolish enough to play with that serious, respectful history. I feel guilty about it sometimes, but I just can’t help it, I’m too curious.” – Veera Kulju View Veera Kulju’s work, including “‘Queen of the Dessert’ Sculpture“ “What happens when you use…

Loading...

“Our role is to somehow create awareness of the importance of urban activities in our daily life and to offer solutions using architecture and design as mediums of expression.” – Tessa & Tara Sakhi of T SAKHI View all of T Sakhi’s work, including the new “Tasting Threads” collection The Lebanese design scene is characterised…

Loading...

“[We] see our work both as an act of the preservation of an ancient cultural tradition as well as a healing mechanism, a way to sustain belief in that which is older than (and transcends) the devastation wreaked by the region’s sustained conflict, war, and migration.” – Meherunnisa Asad, Creative Director of Lél Collection View…

Loading...

“…[Ghaya] likes to work on every little detail, while we love to research a good story that we can tell through our objects. Together we found the perfect typology to work on – an Emirati seating system that few designers have worked on before.” – Mermelada Estudio View Ghaya Bin Mesmar & Mermelada Estudio’s works,…

Loading...

“These two initiatives have brought together people from across the world that are masters at what they do and has, in a sense, decontextualised them, giving them a platform to converse, design, collaborate, and be challenged.” – Farah Nasri, Assistant Manager – Curation & Design for Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council Adorno is pleased to announce…

Loading...

It is with great excitement that we announce that Jimmy MacDonald, founder of the London Design Fair, has become the third joint owner and director of Adorno.design, alongside directors and founders Kristian Snorre Andersen and Martin Clausen, following his resignation from the London Design Fair in January 2020. “We first met Jimmy in 2018 when…

Loading...

“It is our duty, both for designers and artisans, to push craftsmanship to new horizons in order to keep it a tradition and not a mise-en-scène of archaic manufacturing processes…” – Aldo Alvarez-Tostado of Piedrafuego View Piedrafuego’s works, including the “‘Tzom’ Planters” As mentioned in our interview with Ayres MX, Mexico’s design scene has fostered…

Loading...

“We try to achieve an identity by making combinations inspired by materials, mixing geometric and organic forms, playing with the initial functionality of objects, all the while preserving the connection to the earth and to our Latin roots.” – Joana Valdez & Karim Molina of Ayres MX View Ayres MX’s works, including “‘Cozumel’ Long Vessel“…

Loading...

Adorno is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibition entitled “Mexico & the Nordics: A Meditation on Individuality in Craft, Tradition, & Modernism”, opening 23 January 2020 at Klosterstræde 20. It has been organised in collaboration with the Mexican Embassy in Copenhagen and juxtaposes the distinct identities of these two geographically distant cultural…

Loading...

 “I encourage people to be curious, to focus on the moment, to react upon feelings; right now is an interesting moment” – Jonas Edvard View Jonas Edvard’s works for sale  On your way to Jonas Edvard’s studio located on a former shipbuilding segment of Copenhagen’s old industrial center, Nordhavn, you’ll pass through a maze of…