VITRA – ON CRAFT AND INDUSTRY

When Hella Jongerius designed the Vlinder sofa for Vitra she combined her abiding passion for weaving and handcraft with 12 years of research into colours, textures and materials for the Swiss furniture company.

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UTZON – THE UNKNOWN HOUSES

Every time you visit a Jørn Utzon building you get new experiences and insights. He had a fantastic talent for placing himself in an individual’s shoes and creating personalised, vibrant architecture for others.

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DANH VO AT HOME

The idea of home is constantly shifting for Danh Vo who calls the Berlin apartment he has filled with art and collectible design a nest for him and his boyfriend.

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COPENHAGEN CREATIVES

The Copenhagen home of furniture designer Nikolaj Mentze and architect Malene Hvidt is a dialogue between the two, a shared and fluid work in progress.

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SOLID VOIDS

With her Solid Voids series of objects Birgitte Due Madsen created sculptural forms that are related and respond to each other.

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the touch of things

The single most important characteristic of a sheet is how it feels, says Charlie Hedin who founded a bed linen company based on his experiences as a sailor.

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A sense of scent

Smell can evoke an emotion or a memory. It affects the subconscious less directly than taste, but much more profoundly, says scent developer Lena Norling.

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