Fritz Hansen’s Series 7 Chair: Knockoffs vs. The Original

beoriginal_series7Fritz Hansen’s American team tests the strength of two different knockoff Series 7 chairs. Do they stand up to the original Series 7, designed by Arne Jacobsen? See for yourself. Source

HAN Kjøbenhavn x Fritz Hansen

grandprixIn cooperation with Fritz Hansen, Han Kjøbenhavn has created an homage to one of Arne Jacobsen’s beautiful and iconic chairs – the Grand PrixTM. The result is a contemporary interpretation of Grand Prix which follows the example of the original in focusing on craftsmanship, materials and aesthetic qualities. Source

Copenhagen bicycle bridge

bicycle-bridge-copenhagenNew super bicycle bridge by Copenhagen Island Hotel and Fisketorvet Mall is finally open for cyclist´s. A great short cut if you are heading towards Islands Brygge and Amager Beach. Source

Bolia Design Awards 2014

Bolia-2014“Young, fresh talent is the future of our industry and we welcome it with open arms” – Check out this great video presenting Bolia’s Design Awards 2014. Source

Finn Outdoor Collection for DWR

DWRNorm Architects created a sleek, chic and timeless collection of outdoor furniture for Design Within Reach. Watch these two passionate designers tell you more. Source

Claesson Koivisto Rune Wallpaper

wallpaper-by-CKRA new collection of wallpapers for the revived brand Engblad & Co designed by Claesson Koivisto Rune and inspired by architecture, nature, form and geometry. Source

FIKA Collection by Skandinavisk

skandinaviskCeramicist Jeanette Hiiri describes the Swedish love of fika and how she approached the design of the new handmade porcelain collection. Read more.

BoConcept and Nendo Collaborate on New Collection

NendoJapanese and Danish design cultures share the simplicity and authenticity in their design approach. This is visible in ‘Fusion’, a collection created by BoConcept in collaboration with Nendo.


The Power of Scandinavian Design

Stockholm-furniture-fair-talkWhat does it mean to work as a designer in Scandinavia today? What is the most exciting aspect of Scandinavian design right now? Talented designers answered these questions at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014.