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Design and style from a Scandinavian perspective

Designer Zoo

Designer Zoo is 800 square meters in central Copenhagen, partioned into two floors housing a design shop, gallery and work studios for eight Danish designers, artists and crafters. In the store you can buy products not only from the inhouse designers, but also from 15-20 specially invited handcraft designers, such as Anne Black and Malene Helbak.

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Two of the inhouse designers seemed especially interesting to me, the first one being Anna-Carin Dahl, a ceramist who works mainly with nature inspired porcelain, combining the unspoilt nature with a more raw and urban expression.

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The other is Jane Holmberg Andersen, also a ceramist, but her works have a little more unrefined feeling, with matte surfaces and a more neutral colour scheme.

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Comments

  • sia says:

    Oooh - you should definitely pay them a visit when you're in Copenhagen! I went there last December and I felt like a kid in a candy store. A lot of pretty, pretty things to be seen indeed and I ended up buying a pouch by Kirsten Fribert.

    2007-08-27 | 15:15:19
    URL: http://siagrafica.visualblogging.com
  • Annica says:

    I really have to go there next time I'm in Copenhagen! Looks lovely!

    2007-08-27 | 21:40:51
    URL: http://adesign-adesign.blogspot.com
  • sara says:

    I have to go there, it´s nearly embarrassing I haven´t been there yet, living in Malmö and all!

    2007-08-27 | 22:04:56
    URL: http://happysilly.blogspot.com
  • marion says:

    oh, i will go there when we are visiting copenhagen at the end of september....can't wait!

    2007-08-27 | 22:27:32
    URL: http://marionq.blogspot.com/
  • mette says:

    Love that post..... Must be so nice working in such an inviroment....

    2007-08-28 | 09:46:44
    URL: http://mettespotteridanmark.blogspot.com/

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