One week to northmodern and here are the Latest News

Visiting northmodern is an exciting and eclectic mix of heritage manufacturing; high-end contemporary design; hand-crafted and original products. northmodern marries the Nordic aesthetic with an international flavour to bring a strong multi-disciplinary approach to design. One week to northmodern and visitors can expect to be inspired and informed in equal measure. Read about all the latest news here.

Original Design

northmodern is an opportunity to meet manufacturers, makers and influencers. Major Danish brands Fredericia, Engelbrechts, One Collection, Mater, Paustian, New Works and Woud will be showing alongside, Broste, Munk Collective, Pholc and Rewired and a host of international brands such as Arper, Baux, Kasthall, Offect, Resident, Stellarworks, Zeitraum and Zero Lighting.


Influential installations

Space Magazine takes to the floor launching their first Space Magazine Shop. Curated by their talented team, it encapsulates a world of handpicked objects by their favourite artists, designers and manufacturers. This debut installation is entitled Unexpected Icons, featuring pieces by Artek 2nd Cycle, Iittala, Paustian, Million and Magniberg. Other contributors include Jessica Hans, Pierre Jeanneret and Tal R.

Look out too for the original collaboration between Hagedornhagen and Royal Copenhagen.


Luxurious Sustainability

1.618 Paris, the agency for Luxury Sustainability, will showcase their curated selection of innovative brands and projects, encompassing fashion, lifestyle and technology. This year its selection will include the Toyota Mirai – World Green Car 2016, in a dedicated 450 sqm space under the glass roof of the Crystal Hall.


Small is Beautiful

The show’s Talents and Emerging Designers areas, a new initiative, will focus on smaller and recently established design companies from a variety of disciplines, such as ceramics by Mette Duedahl and Oh Oak; furniture from Ringvide and Naoya Matsuo and projects from graduates of KADK – The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation.


northmodern curates

Birgit Tarp, brand ambassador for northmodern and founder of creative consultancy Design Circus is designing the VIP Lounge and the outdoor area at the show, creating an alfresco break-out

space for visitors and exhibitors alike. The show’s many dining options range from sushi to sustainability, with particular emphasis on fresh produce and impeccable presentation that the northmodern is so famous for.


northmodern influences the neighbourhood

A major new regeneration project in the surrounding area of the Bella Center, the newly-formed Bellakvarter, is part of an exciting regeneration programme which will bring sustainable living to thousands of residents. A protected common, Amager Fælled, is on its doorstep, connecting all parts of this neighbourhood to nature. Also designed by Birgit Tarp is the interior of the first show home, a townhouse in Bellarækkerne, using furniture and interiors products from northmodern exhibitors and available to visit during the show.


Join the conversation at northmodern

With three days of back-to-back talks from the business of pop-ups to the future of motoring. From Destination Denmark to the DNA of Danish design. What do Nathan Williams of Kinfolk and Anne-Louise Sommer, Director of the Danish Design Museum, have in common – they are discussing the global interest in Scandinavian design. The power of the Danish movement, the popularity of the architecture and design not just at home but globally.