We spherical up the ten revolutionary new designs by Danish studios featured in our Dezeen x The Mindcraft Project 2021 collaboration, together with shimmering glass architectural fashions, unusually textured 3D-printed recycled plastic sculptures, and a purposely extreme 300-kilogram aluminium birdbath.
Offered by the Copenhagen Design Company, The Mindcraft Project highlights work from modern designers combining conventional crafts processes and supplies with new applied sciences.
It goals to showcase the explorative and experimental design taking place on the junction of artwork, craft, structure and know-how.
After showing as an annual exhibition at Milan design week from 2008 to 2018, CDA relaunched the mission as a digital exhibition final 12 months and went online-only once more for the 2021 version.
Dezeen has showcased one in all its initiatives each day since 17 March as a part of the Dezeen x The Mindcraft Project 2021 collaboration, and all 10 of this 12 months’s works are gathered collectively under.
Chair 02 reveals younger studio Archival Research taking an architectural strategy to furnishings design. Archival Research approached the design of Chair 02 as a mission to structurally organise an area — on this case, the human physique — and the studio hopes to ultimately use the identical system on an architectural scale.
A cultural alternate between two areas underlies the work of design studio Bahraini-Danish, together with Bench 01 and Bedside Tables. One other distinguishing component of the furnishings items is the way in which they reference structure, with the Bench 01 recalling an arched bridge.
Designer Else-Rikke Bruun blurs the road between cloth and wooden along with her Textile Veneer display, which is manufactured from skinny birch plywood veneer that’s woven like yarn. It’s the newest in a sequence of experimental screens by Bruun, who as each an architect and a designer, is drawn to items of furnishings that can be utilized to create areas.
A 300-kilogram aluminium sculpture incorporates one centimetre of water for a birdbath in artists Frederik Nystrup-Larsen and Oliver Sundqvist’s work. The duo didn’t set out with any conceptual basis or finish purpose for the piece; as an alternative, they let the method — which concerned working with polystyrene, tape and aluminium — dictate the tip end result.
A want to create poetic compositions led to designer Kasper Kjeldgaard’s delicate-looking Suspense mild, which consists of an LED mild, a fantastic brass rod and a fair finer size of stainless-steel fibre. By forming it into one steady line from ceiling to floor, Kjeldgaard finds a sculptural alternative within the lamp’s cable.
Ombre Gentle combines conventional supplies with a more moderen know-how to attempt to obtain a “sensual” impact. With a lightweight supply positioned behind colored glass, designer Mette Schelde captures the impact of daylight glowing by clouds.
Undersea creatures influenced the diversely textured types of design studio Ninetyoneninetytwo’s object sequence, all manufactured from recycled plastics. The studio specialises in 3D printing, and this sequence is supposed to discover how sustainable that course of might be whereas difficult individuals’s understanding of what a 3D-printed object appears like.
Designer and cabinetmaker Rasmus Fenhann assembled small timber offcuts like a puzzle to supply the monolithic-looking Ebano drawers. Bearing the marks of axes and chainsaws, the feel is supposed to ask contact — which may be the one method to spot the seven drawers constructed into the thing.
Kaleidoscopic expressionist structure has taken over from the effectivity of modernism within the glass objects of artist Stine Bidstrup. The works are each summary and hyper-detailed, made by blowing glass right into a plaster-silica mould.
Designer Stine Mikkelsen explores her combined emotions about minimalism with In-tangibles, a sequence of sculptures impressed by household heirlooms. The summary, earthy varieties are formed after a sweet bowl, a brooch and a sleigh bell handed down from her grandparents.
Pictures is by Anders Sune Berg.
Dezeen x The Mindcraft Mission
The Mindcraft Project is an annual exhibition offered by the Copenhagen Design Company to convey the perfect in explorative and experimental Danish design to the world.
The Dezeen x The Mindcraft Project 2021 collaboration showcases the work of 10 revolutionary designers and studios from the 2021 digital version of the exhibition by way of a sequence of movies. Watch all of the movies as we publish them at: www.dezeen.com/the-mindcraft-project-2021.