Day three from 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen

The Dezeen group report from the tenth version of three Days of Design in Copenhagen (7-9 June). Learn on for all of the protection from the final day (Friday 9 June).


6:00pm As 3 Days of Design involves an finish in Copenhagen, the occasion’s founder and director Signe Brydal Terenziani displays on this 12 months’s theme “The place Would We Be With out You?”.

We have to work collectively to maneuver ahead

She advised Dezeen “you don’t get anyplace by driving solo however then again, you may obtain probably the most unimaginable issues if you end up prepared to collaborate. With out all of those that have been concerned during the last decade, there could be no competition in any respect – I’m very conscious of that.”

“We have to work collectively to maneuver ahead and create a world that our great-grandchildren can take pleasure in 100 years from now,” she added.

Picture by Max Fraser

You may atone for what occurred throughout day one and day two at 3 Days of Design, which has been reported dwell by the Dezeen group on the bottom, who have been: Dezeen’s editorial director Max Fraser, editor-at-large Amy Frearson, deputy editor Cajsa Carlson, occasions information editor Sophie Chapman, reporter James Parkes and, from Dezeen’s London HQ, digital editor Rupert Bickersteth and social media editor Kate McCusker.


5:30pm At Copenhagen guide retailer New Mags, Japanese furnishings model Karimoku has taken over the area for an immersive exhibition throughout 3 Days of Design.

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Japanese designer Keiji Ashizawa, who has designed various the furnishings items within the retailer, advised Dezeen that he has additionally just lately designed a brand new Conran retailer in Tokyo.

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“The design centres round Asia,” Ashizawa advised Dezeen.

“These days, once we should buy every little thing on the web, folks actually need to go to a retailer to seek out particular issues. This retailer showcases craftsmanship from Asia and likewise has a tea store that serves Japanese tea, in addition to a bit with designs by native ceramicists.”

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Different designers whose work function at New Mags embrace Norm Architects, which additionally designed the shop, and Norman Foster – Cajsa Carlson


5:00pm Michael Anastassiades is presenting the most recent designs from his eponymous lighting model at 3 Days of Design, in a scenography that mixes them with items from Dansk Møbelkunst, a gallery that specialises in uncommon Nordic furnishings.

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The exhibition, titled Stilleben 2, celebrates Anastassiades admiration for Nordic modernist design.

Michael Anastassiades photographed by Dezeen editor-at-large Amy Frearson when she ran into him at the Flos exhibition earlier in the week
Michael Anastassiades on the Flos exhibition, the place the designer is exhibiting a mission with the lighting model known as My Circuits

Anastassiades stated that Stilleben 2 is meant as “a silent narrative of imaginative situations, proposing a state of affairs the place house owners could have simply left the scene” – Amy Frearson

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Pictures by Amy Frearson

4:30pm Following his discuss with architect Anupama Kundoo on the Carlsberg Byen hub venue (see the 12:00pm replace), Max Fraser was given a tour of the continued redevelopment of the previous Carlsberg brewery.

Buildings, per se, are irrelevant: it is the usage of them that provides which means to a spot

Briq inventive director Peter Bur Andersen is main the curation of tenants and placemaking within the space.

“We’re on a quest to co-create poetic locations within the metropolis and we are able to solely do this with the precise folks and operators concerned,” he stated.

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Josephine Akvama Hoffmeyer, Anupama Kundoo, 3 Days of Design founder Signe Byrdal Terenziani, Peter Bur Andersen, Elisa Ossino and Laila Khayati standing by the elephants on the entrance to the previous Carlsberg brewery. Picture Max Fraser

“Buildings, per se, are irrelevant: it is the usage of the buildings and the best way that we work together with the structure and panorama that provides which means to a spot,” Bur Andersen continued.

Kundoo additionally joined the tour, commenting “it is a wealthy nation and at the very least they’re having enjoyable with their cash!” – Max Fraser

4:00pm Following our unique preview on day one (see 10:00am replace), now you can learn the complete story about Helle Mardahl’s Copenhagen condominium crammed candy-coloured glass.

Picture courtesy of Helle Mardahl

“It is a sweet world of flavours and hues, a universe that simulates your senses and emotions,” stated Mardahl concerning the set up.

3:30pm Line Øhlenschlæger, one of many three founders of Yoonede, spoke to Dezeen about their exhibition at Gammel Mønt 21 that includes collaborative merchandise, objects and interiors.

The thought is to raise everybody collectively

Yoonede is a newly fashioned exhibition idea from Øhlenschlæger, based with product designer Sofie Østerby and inside architect Maaria Repo with the tenet of “togetherness by way of range”.

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A number of of the designs on show within the exhibition at this 12 months’s 3 Days of Design are collaborations between two designers, just like the Then Nothing Else mission between ceramicist Signe Fensholt and furnishings designer Anne Brandhøj.

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Signe Fensholt and Anne Brandhøj’s combining work in wooden and ceramics on plinth on the again and left

Line advised Dezeen stated “The one stipulation we made to the artists, designers and types concerned was that they need to be prepared to mix with others who could or is probably not on the identical degree.”

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A bit by Copenhagen-based studio MBADV, based by furnishings designer Maria Bruun architect Anne Dorthe Vester. Pictures by Amy Frearson

“Usually whenever you do a bunch exhibition, you might have one designer in a single nook and one designer in one other nook, however the thought was right here was to raise everybody collectively,” she continued – Amy Frearson

3:00pm Dezeen was given a tour of Danish model Hay’s information for autumn, together with vibrant scalloped consuming trolleys by Belgian design duo Muller van Severen.

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Hay scalloped consuming trolleys by Belgian design duo Muller van Severen

Hay additionally moved into garments for the primary time with a pyjama assortment and in a vibrant set up it showcased its storage crates, which at the moment are made utterly out of recycled plastic.

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Additionally on show within the massive retailer in central Copenhagen have been the model’s candles in new color methods – Cajsa Carlson

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Pictures by Cajsa Carlson

2:00pm Along with the present in its idea retailer (see 10:30am replace from day one), Copenhagen-based design platform Tableau has an exhibition at Grønnegade 41 to showcase Gentle Sculpture, a recreation of a lighting design by the late Danish artist Poul Gernes.

Julius Værnes Iversen for tableau lamp

Tableau founder Julius Værnes Iversen explored Gernes’ archives, the place he discovered this hardly ever seen design for a pendant lamp that’s made by reducing and shaping aluminium.

Tableau has created a trustworthy copy, in the identical sweet pink color, in addition to a brand new model that’s scaled up by 50 per cent.

“He is probably the most influential artist we now have in Denmark, so I assumed it was vital to remain true to that,” Værnes Iversen stated – Amy Frearson

Julius Værnes Iversen for tableau lamp
Pictures by Amy Frearson

1:00pm Going down on the Royal Danish Academy of Advantageous Arts, furnishings model Fritz Hansen is presenting an exhibition titled Expressions of Character within the very rooms the place famed Danish designers obtained their formative schooling.

In one of many rooms, iconic chairs by designer Poul Kjærholm for Fritz Hansen have been deconstructed, tied and suspended from picket frames – James Parkes

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The PK9 tulip chair
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The PK0 chair, with the PK9 within the background. Pictures by James Parkes

12:00pm Dezeen’s Max Fraser took half in a chat with Indian architect Anupama Kundoo concerning the energy of human assets being infinite, city design and the risks of believing in a utopia.

What’s the level of doing effectively issues that needn’t be achieved in any respect?

Titled Human Sources impacting Pure Sources: Time as a Useful resource, Kundoo in the end requested “what’s the level of doing effectively issues that needn’t be achieved in any respect?”

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Human Sources impacting Pure Sources: Time as a Useful resource underway with Max Fraser and Anupama Kundoo. Picture by Sophie Chapman

The backdrop to the discuss are the exhibitions and installations within the Carlsberg Byen hub – Sophie Chapman


11:30am Nomad founder and architect Jutta Werner has launched a sequence of rugs named Sweet Wrapper Rugs, that are made out of waste sweet wrappers and wool.

I see magnificence in waste

In response to Werner, the rugs have been impressed by a visit to India. Sweet wrappers are used by way of the weave of the textile rug and create a glittery impact in its floor.

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The wrappers are additionally left uncovered on the edges, changing into the perimeter of the rug.

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“I see magnificence in waste,” she stated – James Parkes

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Pictures by James Parkes


10:30am Founders of Stockholm-based furnishings firm Massproductions, Magnus Elebäck and Chris Martin spoke to Dezeen a couple of new shelving system Gridlock they’re launching throughout 3 Days of Design.

Martin defined “a buddy requested me to suggest a wall-mounted picket shelving system, and I could not actually discover a good one. It made me assume that there is a want for a picket shelving system, so I set about fixing that downside.”

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Magnus Elebäck (left) and Chris Martin (proper) infront of their new Gridlock shelving system. Picture by Amy Frearson

“I got here up with the thought of getting fairly deep facet panels and utilizing that because the construction to make cantilevered cabinets. You lock the shelf in with a particular fixing that I designed, then you may make actually neat grids,” he continued.

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Gridlock shelving. Picture courtesy of Massproductions

Gridlock is offered in three totally different finishes: pure, white and black-stained ash. A web based configurator will present options to tailor cabinets to suit particular person partitions – Amy Frearson


10:00am Earlier than the three days of Design occasion final night time, designer Tom Dixon performed a gig at auctioneer Bruun Rasmussen’s gallery area in Bredgade, Copenhagen.

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Dixon, taking part in bass guitar, was joined by Danish designer Johannes Torpe on drums. Picture by Amy Frearson


9:30am Final night time the Dezeen group attended the tenth anniversary occasion of three Days of Design.

9:00am God morgen! And welcome to the third and last day at 3 Days of Design within the Danish capital Copenhagen.

Try what the Dezeen group noticed and who they spoke to yesterday in our day two protection (8 June).

Kicking off day three, we report on this 12 months’s version of the Ukurant exhibition, which has taken over a carpentry workshop and options lamps made out of egg yolks and a desk “embellished with hearth” (additionally see our preview within the 5.30pm replace from day one’s protection).

Furniture pieces at Ulurant exhibition
Pictures by Peter Vinther

Situated on the competition’s Refshaleøen Hub, the Ukurant showcase – held by younger designers, for younger designers – has turned Copenhagen’s Barlby Carlsson woodwork manufacturing facility into a brief exhibition area.

Undertaking on show have been chosen from 200 functions by designers who’ve graduated throughout the previous six years, from nations starting from Denmark to Argentina and Canada.

Learn extra about Ukurant’s woodwork manufacturing facility exhibition corridor that includes rising designers ›


3 Days of Design passed off in Copenhagen from 7 to 9 June 2023. Try what occurred on day one and day two.

Dezeen Occasions Information has created a 3 Days of Design information, highlighting the important thing occasions on the competition. See Dezeen Occasions Information for all the most recent info you have to know to attend the occasion, in addition to a listing of different structure and design occasions happening world wide.

All instances are Copenhagen time.

The lead picture is by Sophie Chapman.