From Place To Space: Design in Copenhagen – Part Three

30 June 2013 0


Ready for the final part of my Scandinavian design adventure in Copenhagen? After part ONE and TWO, here we go with the third and final day of my blog tour in Denmark. Let’s roll!

Day 3 kicked-off with a breakfast in the studio of Norm Architects in downtown Copenhagen, where we were invited by &tradition, a Danish design company established in 2010 with the founding principle being tradition tied to innovation. We got a quick insight into the product portfolio including the new ‘Catch Chair’ by Jaime Hayon. Afterwards we were again challenged: to use the &tradition products and style a corner by ourselves. I blogged about the results HERE.

After the styling fun we visited the production facility of Carl Hansen, a furniture production established in the 19th century and still continuing the tradition of refined craftsmanship. They produce iconic chairs such as the ‘Wishbone Chair’ by Wegner and more. Funky fact: Within the factory, one of Denmark’s last hat makers has its atelier and we peeked into it – great fun! After the factory tour we headed over to the new Carl Hansen flagship store and tested some of Denmark’s finest furniture ourselves.

The final stop was a real summer highlight – we set foot on a boat in one of Copenhagen’s canals and enjoyed chilled white wine and fresh fruits under the Scandinavian sun while the guys of the label ‘Ocean Going’ told us more about the ‘Talent Street’ area on the DesignTrade show. The PR rep of Kay Bojesen mingled with us too, and we all were relieved that leaving Copenhagen will be easy cause we will reunite in late August again. I can’t wait!

Happy Monday!

Photography by Igor Josifovic


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  • Reply vosges paris 30 June 2013 at 22:32

    Such an amazing day, love your coverage and fun pictures πŸ™‚

    • Reply Igor Josifovic 30 June 2013 at 22:38

      Merci my friend – includes two of your cool shots, thank you!!!

  • Reply Gerard @WalnutGrey 1 July 2013 at 09:54

    What a wonderful trip that was! Great pics… loving those Shell Chair pics especially πŸ™‚ Cannot wait for my own!

    See you in August indeed πŸ™‚

  • Reply STYLIZIMO 1 July 2013 at 11:15

    We had such a great day together! I love all the pictures you are sharing, Igor.

    I´m looking forward seeing you all again in August!


    • Reply Igor Josifovic 1 July 2013 at 12:43

      I can’t wait to see you all again & work with you guys in August!!!

  • Reply Anya Jensen 1 July 2013 at 14:34

    Love your images – so much fun πŸ™‚ Have a great day my friend,

  • Reply tina @ colourliving 1 July 2013 at 18:35

    What fantastic photos… love seeing my boys:-))
    Made me feel I was there… now I might be in Copenhagen late August too:-)

    • Reply Igor Josifovic 1 July 2013 at 18:36

      We must meet up if we’re there simultaneously. You, Mr. Grey, Anya – how fun would that be!?

  • Reply geraldine 1 July 2013 at 19:34

    So inspiring and so much fun. Will be visiting Copenhagen this summer, can’t wait! Have a lovely week Igor. xx

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