Studio David Thulstrup is an architecture, interior and design practice based in Copenhagen. Through cultural exchange, experimentation and collaboration with other specialists, the Studio develops customized furniture and materials into unique designs. David has, together with his team, developed an uncompromising style where design and art – solutions as well as aesthetics harmoniously meet in order to strengthen and intensify spatial experience, corporate identity and brand awareness.
GamFratesi’s design takes its creative drive from a fusion of tradition and renewal and in an experimental approach to their chosen materials and techniques. With their dual traditional background, Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi draw on the classic Danish furniture and craft tradition as well as the classic Italian intellectual and conceptual approach.
To me furniture and design is like a deep friendship. It´s never perfect nor will it ever obtain perfection. It´s only perfect due to its imperfection. You can always work on it and improve it.
Furniture design leaves no reason for "small talk" as Wegner points out in his mindset about unnecessary detail and material used. Furniture may never become a casual acquaintance. It must be heartfelt and you must be able to recognize soul, depth and nerve in the design.
Takumi Hirokawa is a furniture designer and architect based in Tokyo. Hirokawa has been working with furniture design and product development for many years in both Japan and Denmark.
Working with everyday objects, we find it essential to develop products with substance that ends up as original designs which reaches beyond a certain artistic trend and its limitations. By liberating us from traditional and conservative thinking, we are reminded that design is an art form that originates from something poetic.
Ulrik Nordentoft’s design philosophy is pragmatic, honest and hands-on with a clean and minimalistic language. While mindfully balancing aesthetics and functionality he lets the nature and quality of the materials influence the form and usability of the design, generating objects with a clear sense of timelessness.