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“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”…

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The process is a vital part of the work of all designers, craft artists, and artists. No one just seems to acknowledge it. Because processes are a bit airy. A bit like working for fun. And does it even qualify as real work? This column makes an attempt to provide an insight into what it…

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“I think we are entering a whole new era where the personal and the man-made become far more valuable than something that a styled, concept-driven design company can deliver.” – Pil Bredahl, curator of the Danish collection, “Litten Up” “Litten Up” is part of the Virtual Design Destination presented by Adorno at London Design Festival,…

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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…

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 “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…

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“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…

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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…

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“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…

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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…

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Pil Bredahl graduated in Product and Furniture Design from The Danish Design School (now the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design), and earned a Master’s Degree in Design Theory in…