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Announcing Sweden at Crossovers 2019: The opposite of what it is commonly and historically known for.

Adorno Editorial
July 17, 2019
“The future (or underground) of design in Sweden is eclectic, daring and mutating. The opposite of what it is commonly and historically known for.” Fluorescent oranges, yellows and deep blues, faux hair on glass candelabras and 3-D printed afro picks, Swedish design is evolving in ways which would have been unimaginable decades ago. A long-standing…

NOVI-VIXX – Design-Art at Adorno

Pil Bredahl
May 21, 2019
We are constantly looking for new directions within visual expressions. Every decade brings in new crafts and technologies which are absorbed into culture and become artistic media. Every decade we also look back to rediscover, and fall in love with, old techniques and then use them in new ways. The designers that I have selected, for…

Profiles: Josephine Andredottir & Emilie Bobek. Artsign

Adorno Editorial
April 30, 2019
“Today there are no rules on how to use objects. We are in a time where it all floats together and the borders disappear.” -Josephine Andredottir Think back to your most recent encounter with contemporary art or design. Was it in a museum? A white-cube gallery space? What objects were there? Were they paintings? Were…

Profiles: Annalisa Rosso and Francesco Mainardi

Adorno Editorial
April 15, 2019
“We’re different but at the same time synergic. Our strength lies in our two mirrored viewpoints.” –Annalisa Rosso & Francesco Mainardi Adorno is pleased to introduce you to Annalisa and Francesco, the curators of the forthcoming Milan Collections. Milan has earned its rank as the center of the design world, and an Eden for the creative world…

Adorno Profiles: Katrín Ólína Pétursdóttir

Adorno Editorial
March 29, 2019
“Dream, collaborate, experiment and make with awareness.” – Katrín Ólína Pétursdóttir Adorno is proud to present Adorno Profiles, a series of interviews and editorials focused on showcasing a more personal and intimate view into the stories and backgrounds of both prominent and up-and-coming creatives in the design world. In continuation with the ongoing Now Nordic…

Five Young Women Designers Showcase the Future of Nordic Design

Martin Clausen
March 8, 2019
Stine Linnemann Copenhagen Stine Linnemann continues to blur the lines of art and design and begs the question: if these are even separate worlds in the first place. Weaving and textiles are a time-honoured tradition across cultures and have consistently occupied a space outside the definition of “fine art”, while requiring an incredible level of…


Martin Clausen
February 7, 2019
We are very delighted to invite you to Adorno’s gallery space in Nordhavn, and the premiere of the documentary film ‘Now Nordic – an investigation of the Contemporary Nordic Design and Crafts Culture.’ An updated edition of the ‘Now Nordic’ exhibition will populate the 450m2 space showcasing works of leading designers from Iceland, Sweden, Finland,…

‘Now Nordic’ at London Design Fair 2018

Adorno Editorial
October 8, 2018
Last month in London, five curators from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Iceland came together at the London Design Fair to explore whether they belong in the same room. The design produced in these five countries is traditionally grouped under the label of ‘Nordic’ – design world shorthand for clean lines, natural materials, simplicity, and…
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