Inside 3 days of design Copenhagen

The prestigious 3 day design fair in Copenhagen took place last week, this years theme was ‘Dare to Dream’. The main aim was to try and encourage ‘dreamers, doers and the design curious’ to come together to create a catalyst for change. We’ve brought together the highlights from all the events going on over the 3 days.


String presented their new collaboration with Form Us With Love. Form Us With Love specialises in design that respond to changing lifestyles. Centre Centre is a modular collection created to make office furniture more flexible and less boring. The modular design comes in 8 colours and is a collection of individual modules that can be customised, expanded and combined. Centre Centre is based on the peg board style furniture and is made of powder coated metal perforated sheet boxes.

Fritz Hansen
Fritz Hansen presented ‘Islands of Wellbeing’ in their new exciting Harbourside home in one of the cities most daring pieces of new architecture by @cobearchitects. They created Operaparken, Copenhagens newest park to show their range of outdoor furniture.

“I think it’s important to talk about wellbeing because it’s what binds architecture and furniture together. It’s a deliberate choice on our part to be a little bit curious about what the future will bring.” – Christian Andresen, Head of Design at Fritz Hansen.


Normann Copenhagen
In Normann Copenhagens 3 storey flagship store, in their 25th anniversary year, they held an exhibition “Elements of Normann’ showing their key identity and the essence of the brand and why their plans are for the next 25 years.

"We began our journey 25 years ago, fuelled by a shared passion for Danish design, quality, and craftsmanship. To celebrate this milestone anniversary, we are thrilled to present ELEMENTS of Normann, an artistically staged, sensory exhibition featuring a mix of our classic favourites and exciting new launches. This multi-layered journey through our past, present, and future captures the essence of Normann Copenhagen in an atmospheric and inspirational setting."
– Jan Andersen & Poul Madsen, Co-founders and CEOs, Normann Copenhagen

Muuto held their ‘design exhibition ‘ in their redesigned showroom and courtyard. The exhibition delved into their core design values and show the brands thoughtful use of colour, form, texture and light. The showcased their new outdoor seating by Anderson and Voll, on their rooftop oasis nestled amongst the roofscapes of Copenhagen. They created a serene refuge from the city highlighting the impact of nature an natural materials on our body and mind.

HAY previews some of their exciting new furniture coming this Autumn, the Tabulate 8 bar stool, the Shime coffee table, the facet cabinet and our favourite the Quilton Lift. HAY are launching a lift version of the best selling Quilton sofa, this one elegantly sits on solid wooden plinths.

Audo Copenhagen

In the revitalised Audo House, Audo took a refreshing approach to space design, enhancing their collections of fabric, colour and materials. As part of their 3 days of design show they previewed the ‘Tired Man isn’t so tired’ chair. The 1935 classic design by Fleming Lassen has been given a new evolution with a new mohair fabric by Raf Simmons for Kvadrat.


Carl Hansen
Shaping our future was the name of Carl Hansens exhibition, showing off new lights and furniture from their collection whilst celebrating the 110th anniversary of Hans J Wegner. Highlights being several special edition pieces including the Spherical bed and the English chair.

Previewed their brand new sofa Anagram, this is their first collaboration with Italian-French design duo Panter and Tourron. Anagram is designs to adapt to everyday life, it has countless configurations which can be easily adapted, repaired and assembled. Nothing is glued, laminated to allow for them to be separated and recycled at the end of its life.

'Anagram is not just a comfortable sofa. It is a flexible lounge system that can be easily adapted to changing needs within seconds.' Panter and Tourron

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