Interview: Marcel Wanders on Design in All The Realms

The design superstar tells us about the importance of design in the physical world and in the digital space

Marcel Wanders is all about ideas, stories and the senses. The widely admired Dutch designer and art director (perhaps best known for his Knotted Chair) approaches all his projects with fresh perspective and an innate, conceptual understanding of design. At the helm of the Marcel Wanders Studio (which focused on product and interior design until Wanders ceased operation earlier this year) and Moooi (a furniture …

Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects and Carl Hansen & Søn’s Collaboration Collection

Exploring the trailblazing architect's vision through his Copenhagen buildings and furniture

One of the 20th century’s greatest Danish architects, Vilhelm Lauritzen is considered a master of functionalism. The founder of the still-active Vilhelm Lauritzen Architects firm (which he ran from its inception in 1922 to 1969), Lauritzen designed buildings that are true icons of Copenhagen and beyond. Some of his best-known works include the first terminal at Copenhagen Airport (1939), and the city’s VEGA cultural center …

Designmuseum Danmark Reopens in Copenhagen

Tracing the history of design inside and out, this iconic institution returns after a two-year renovation

After two years of careful renovation done in collaboration with local practice OEO Studio, Designmuseum Danmark reopened in Copenhagen this past weekend during the latest edition of the city’s 3daysofdesign event. The museum is housed in an 18th-century rococo hospital in the central neighborhood of Frederiksstaden, which was transformed into a museum by architects Ivar Bentsen and Kaare Klint in the 1920s. For its return, director …