Adorno Editorial: Denmark

News articles and insights from the design destination of Copenhagen. Exploring and contextualizing the best contemporary design. Bringing the best of the local to the global stage.

Christian + Jade:
Encouraging Valuable Interactions through Intentional Design

“Instead of consistently working within a specific form or function, we seek to communicate the changes that we see in the world and our own behaviours through techniques and materialities that best convey and challenge it.” – Christian + Jade All images courtesy of the designers.   View Christian + Jade’s showroom, including “Gathering Heat”…

Mexico & the Nordics:
Through the Lens of Four Elements of Contemporary Design

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…

Announcing Denmark at Crossovers 2019:
An idea of ​​how we could also strive to live.

“Danish design is interesting when designers keep developing the tradition of working with the relationship between man and object.” – Pil Bredahl Curator of the Danish Collection Flensted Mouritzen Credit: Martin Clausen A country whose domination of modern design far exceeds its modest size, Denmark has brought us some of the most innovative use of…

NOVI-VIXX – Design-Art at Adorno

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…

NOW OPEN: ADORNO GALLERY

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,…

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…