10 must-see locations during 3daysofdesign

3daysofdesign is Denmark’s annual design event, attracting architects, designers, journalists, bloggers, buyers and design enthusiasts from around the world to Copenhagen. An exclusive event that’s open to the public, it’s the ideal opportunity to experience new, inspiring concepts in lifestyle, lighting, furniture and interior design from some of the major players behind the Danish design scene. During the event, participants are invited to a range of showrooms, exhibitions, workshops and design talks, including previews of new product launches and upcoming trends on the horizon. We have curated the 10 must-see locations during 3daysofdesign and when to be there, so you can be sure not to miss anything!


DAWN x Nomad Workspace

Friday, May 25
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Pop-up Nomad Workspace, Blegdamsvej 6, 2200 Copenhagen N

Within the traditions of Scandinavian design and a contemporary internationally approach, DAWN offers a unique occasion for the smaller and the newly established up-and-coming designers to exhibit their work – with focus from both national and international press and buyers in a Danish context. The DAWN exhibition will showcase at Nomad Workspace, a new workspace driven by positive energy, development, and commitment.



Danish Design Makers

Come visit danishdesign MAKERS, meet ADORNO member Rasmus Warberg and the other designers behind this years exhibition “a tribute to everyday life”. Have a cold drink, a light snack and a chat about design.
Thursday, May 24
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pop-up Frederiksgade 1, 5, 1265 Copenhagen K

danishdesignMAKERS is an alliance of designers with different nationalities and backgrounds, but all with strong ties to the Danish design culture. danishdesignMAKERS believe that Danish Design values honesty, simplicity and function, and that these values reflect the beauty of the outcome. danishdesignMAKERS believe that design is a foremost practical subject and it is best to keep it this way. danishdesignMAKERS will continue this tradition and for the future let a hands-on experience define Danish Design and tell its story.



Home of a Collector – &traditions new showroom

Join the opening of the new &tradition residence ‘Home of a Collector’ and be inspired by three different exhibitions in &tradition’s gallery. Enjoy food and wine in the café.
Saturday 26th May
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kronprinsessegade 4, 1306 Copenhagen K

Their previous &tradition showroom, The Village, was situated in a modern warehouse on Paper Island near the waterfront. With their move to new premises in the heart of Copenhagen, it’s the start of a new chapter. &tradition Residence “Home of a Collector”. They have created an environment much like a home, because they wanted you to experience their brand universe in real life, in a real setting. Sit in their chairs, have a chat on their sofas, turn on their lamps. Enjoy the flowers in their vases, how their mirrors enhance a space and the soft rugs beneath your feet.



Frama Studio Apartment

Visit the Frama Studio Apartment during 3daysofdesign when the residential home of Niels Strøyer Christophersen, Founder of FRAMA, will be open for a public view for the second time since it’s establishment in 2012. Ahead of 3daysofdesign the space has been curated in a new, intriguing way.
Friday, May 25
Strandboulevarden 21, 2100 Copenhagen

Frama embodies a straightforward approach to design and aesthetic. They work with solid and natural materials, with a simplistic design language. Frama Studio Store is located in the former St. Pauls Apotek, which traces back to the 1800’s. Here you can study their St. Pauls Apothecary Collection, Permanent Collection and Studio Collection, including their award-winning kitchen design.



Homeage Exhibition – TEKLA / IOMA STUDIO

Thursday 24th – Saturday 26th May
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
PENALHUSET, Overgaden Oven Vandet 58, 1415 København K

Danish bedding brand Tekla and IOMA Studio present a collaborative exhibition that includes Axel Wannberg, Gitte Kjær, Matilda Beckman, Pernille West, EEN and many more. If you’re looking for the next big names in Scandi cool, you’ll want to check this out.



FORM / DESIGN CENTER – Embassy of Sweden

Visit the exhibitions “What’s Your DNA?” and “SPOK Souvenir Collection” at the Embassy of Sweden, Sankt Annæ Plads 15 and be inspired by contemporary Swedish design.
Thursday, May 24
10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, May 25
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, May 26
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Pop-up Embassy of Sweden, Sankt Annæ Plads 15 A, 1250 Copenhagen K

Form/Design Center – a hub for inspiration and knowledge in design and architecture – presents two exhibitions at The Swedish Embassy in Copenhagen in collaboration with Southern Sweden Creatives and SPOK. Meet 9 designers in the exhibition What’s Your DNA? curated by Kajsa Willner. The exhibition was shown at Dutch Design Week in October, organized by Southern Sweden Creatives, a project financed by The EU Regional Development Fund and The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth.



Kvadrat Showroom party

Join KVADRAT on the scenic harbour front for drinks and bites to celebrate the second edition of the exhibition Really: Circular by Design and lounge about on Barber & Osgerby’s new outdoor furniture Brea.
Thursday, May 24
5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pakhus 48, Klubiensvej 22, 2150 Nordhavn

Kvadrat was established in Denmark in 1968 and has deep roots in Scandinavia’s world-famous design tradition. Kvadrat holds the leading position in Europe’s high-quality contemporary textiles market. They supply architects, designers and private consumers across the world with textiles and textile-related products. Kvadrat’s products reflect their commitment to colour, quality, simplicity and innovation.




Join Please wait to be seated for drinks and live music Thursday evening with new launches.
Thursday, May 24
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Frederiksgade 1, 1, 1265 Copenhagen K

Frederiksgade 1 is a new design destination for young Danish design brands. Here you will find PLEASE WAIT to be SEATED A/S, which is, as we speak, developing their own design collection. With great respect for the Danish design tradition, they have created a distinctive universe where experimental colors and tight, geometric shapes create a unique expression. PLEASE WAIT to be SEATED has the pleasure of showing their own collection; The designs includes an advanced LED lamp, functional nesting tables, iconic pin boards as well as a Japanese inspired tray table.



File Under Pop

File under pop proudly presents the works of ADORNO member A Hint Of Neon – Kristine Engelbrecht and Mathias Malling Mortensen. Both artists use the File Under Pop Paint Collection to create spatial installations.
Thursday, May 24
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Frederiksgade 1, 1, 1265 Copenhagen K

The company directed by Josephine Akvama Hoffmeyer transforms rooms by clothing the surfaces with tiles, wallpaper and exclusive paint. All products are processed entirely by hand, combining antique craftsmanship with modern technology, resulting in characteristic and unique surfaces and finishes. Texture and colors are the keywords of File Under Pop. The company has a poetic and musical approach to the creation of spaces.



studio x viaduct

Go for a drink in sxv’s new homely environment. With the exhibition RUM for RUM they have turned the whole studio into a contemporary scene of a home – with a spacious and playfull approach to the daily life.
Thursday, May 24
4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Store Strandstræde 9, 1255 København

Studio x is a group of projects directed by Kirstine Meier Carlsen. With studio x Kirstine’s aim is to surprise and delight, to always do more than expected, to turn personal relationships with the artists, designers and clients into unique collaborations. Studio x works with a wide range of suppliers. Our showroom presents a selection of these, currently including: Antipast (JP), Arts & Science (JP), Casey Casey (UK/FR), Cassina (IT), E15 (DE), Flos (IT), Haeckles (UK), KH Würtz (DK), Kana (UK), Muller van Severen (BE, Neri (IT), Sara Lanzi (IT), Valerie objects (BE), Yali (IT), Zanotta (IT)



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