Luxury, Design and Sustainability

1.618 is one of northmodern’s founding collaborators. A specialist in sustainable luxury, 1.618 is at the forefront of innovation and design, offering like-minded brands a united presence on the international market. 

Talks at northmodern

Join some of the most illustrious names working in design today at northmodern, be part of the debate and see how Copenhagen is shaping up as one of the most serious centres of design in the world. Meet the makers, manufacturers and the the opinion formers. See what the future holds for creative industries; understand how design influences us and impacts on our way of life.   Debating design and cultural boundaries from the power of pop-ups to DNA of Danish  – the future is here and all under one roof at northmodern: three days of design talks from 18-20 August 2016 at northmodern, curated by Design denmark.   Thursday August 18 at 1pm – 2.30pm Debate Part 1 Design Destination KBENHVN The Danish design community is on to something big. We see a growing collaboration between private and public partners and the international world is looking closely at Danish design and architecture. Magazines like Wallpaper, Monocle and Kinfolk praise and rate Copenhagen as a must-go-to-destination. The Danish capital is loved for its biking culture, the live-work balance, the small scale, the green areas, the clean harbour and democratic architecture. How does design play a part in the process? How does Copenhagen communicate being a #designdestination?   Guests // Diana Arsovic Nielsen, Innovationschef (Head of Innovation), Innovationshuset, The City of Copenhagen // Nathan Williams, Editor in Cheif & Creative Director, Kinfolk Magazine Magazine // Johannes Torpe, Johannes Torpe Studios // Carla Cammilla Hjort, Space

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Check out the re-cap from northmodern August 2015

northmodern was launched in January 2015 and within the first year of the shows life, it is obvious that the concept has been well received by the industry. northmodern is more than a business platform, it is a community for knowledge sharing, networking, innovation and design!   Check out the re-cap video above and hear what Kinfolk’s Nathan Williams, FRAME Magazine’s Tracey Ingram, Head Buyer at Skandium Lucio Longoni and Journalist and Design Critic at New York Times, Alice Rawsthorn said about northmodern.   Find images from northmodern and press release HERE    

Detail & Craftsmanship: WoodCouture

The Copenhagen based designer duo Peter Brandberg and Sigurd Elling share their passion for handmade architecture, wood and good craftsmanship.
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