Danish Desire 2021

Join Danish Desire virtual event! Hosted live 2pm - 3pm (EST), January 23.

An Interactive discussion featuring our panel of leading Danish and Canadian design industry professionals to explore questions about design and Danish design in particular, including: What makes great design? What sustains Denmark’s rich design heritage? What can Canadian design leaders learn from this cultural model?

Part of 2021 DesignTO Festival, presented by TORP and The Royal Danish Consulate General..

Danish Desire 2021 – Virtual event

Live Event Video

Watch the live event, originally aired Jan 23, 2021 during DesignTO 2021

Learn more about Danish design education

Arne Jacobsen – Designing Denmark

A journey through the life.

Danish School Kolding

Open House video introduction to the international workshop based in Denmark.

Explore manufacturing of Danish design

PP Mobler

PP Mobler

Fritz Hansen collaboration with Carla Sozzani

Christian Andresen & Carla Sozzani on design inspiration for new Series 7 colors

FDB Møbler - Sustainability

FDB Møbler

Corona Chair – Poul Volther for Erik Jørgensen Møbelfabrik A/S

Design and Production: A beautiful example of collaboration between designer and producer.

Brdr Kruger for Wallpaper – Handmade

Making the most of Brdr Krüger’s famous woodturning skills, the 'High Eccentricity' stool/pedestal by Studio Libertiny is a modern take on the traditional craft technique of off-axis, or eccentric, woodturning.

Henning Koppel and Georg Jensen

Made by the hands of a single Georg Jensen silversmith — Henrik Førster, who specialises in Henning Koppel’s exclusive masterpieces and the only one possessing the skill set to make this unique silver piece.

Septima Lamp – Poul Henningson for Louis Poulsen Lighting

Design and Production: The PH Septima, regarded as one of Poul Henningsen’s most refined designs.

The Dots – Lars Tornøe for Muuto Inc.

Production process: Enjoy the story behind these little icons.