From Place To Space: Design in Copenhagen – Part Two

23 June 2013 0


Hello back, friends! After last weeks part one, let us now continue with the design adventures in Copenhagen. The 3-days design trip was marked by great interior design inspiration and a big deal of design bloggers fun. The first day included one more stop – we visited the showroom of Montana, a Danish furniture maker with designs by Verner Panton, Arne Jacobsen and more. We got a proper introduction to the iconic Bachelor chair by Verner Panton and were asked to write a little story about ‘Mr. Bachelor’. Since I had finished the book ‘The Great Gastsby’ just a few days earlier, I was strongly influenced by it and imagined ‘Mr. Bachelor’ as a swanky young man, dandy-esque, enjoying life, the seaside, a good glass of wine and beautiful women. Moreover we were asked to depict ‘Mr. Bachelor’ with the chair, so these were my shots.

After a vivid first day, we embarked on day no. 2 by enjoying a breakfast and styling session in the showroom of Vipp – I blogged about it HERE. After a quick icecream stop we were driven to the headquarters and production facilities of the traditional Danish design brand Georg Jensen. We had a private tour and were introduced to the high quality production of silverware.

Following that, lunch was served at the Bella Center where the upcoming DesignTrade show will take place. Later, a quick ice cream stop was squeezed in and we continued our design tour to the showroom of Vitsoe. Vitsoe realizes the furniture designs of Dieter Rams and is known for its shelving system and design ethos for longevity in furniture design. A few funky drinks and splendid views on their balcony and it was time for dinner (yes, we were sort of eating all the time). And dinner was served in the incredibly cool and to-be restaurant Höst, designed by Norm Architects and styled by one of our design tour members, Emma. But I will blog about the restaurant in detail later. 

That’s it for today, off we go into this Monday. Next week I will round-up my design tour coverage from Copenhagen. Have a happy week!

Photography by Igor Josifovic


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  • Reply geraldine Tan 23 June 2013 at 23:41

    What a wonderful Design tour round up Igor. I will be going to copenhagen in august so looking forward to seeing some of those places. x

    • Reply Igor Josifovic 24 June 2013 at 13:52

      Oh you gonna love it, Geraldine! It’s such a design savvy city!

  • Reply Filipek 70 24 June 2013 at 07:13

    hello:))thanks to you I,m today straihgt from under the apple tree to the great designers world ….oh my gosh !!!greetings

  • Reply susan 24 June 2013 at 23:02

    So colorful + happy Igor…love the Pac Man art 😉

  • Reply The House That Lars Built 25 June 2013 at 00:58

    wo glad you sunshine for your visit! Looks great!

  • Reply Anya Jensen 25 June 2013 at 07:28

    Hey Igor, WOW Copenhagen greeted all you bloggers with the best weather imaginable – how fab does it look here – wonderful indeed I’d say. Loving your amazing visits, looks like such a blast. And what an itinerary Allan had planned. Happy week my friend, hope it has cooled down where you are,

  • Reply Gerard @WalnutGrey 25 June 2013 at 08:10

    I spy The Monkey 😉 And some glorious blue sky… needing some of this in Belfast now!

    Great round up mister. And glad you included out impromptu ice cream stop. Fab!

  • Reply Outdoor Torches 25 June 2013 at 10:09

    I have to state that this really is a great weblog post.

  • Reply tina @ colourliving 26 June 2013 at 10:00

    What total fun, coupled with great weather and lovely bloggers = magic!!
    Love seeing you guys in the photos:-)

  • Reply Anette 26 June 2013 at 10:00

    …ohh..ich bin ganz verliebt in den Bachelor Chair…

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