Many Danish designers and design manufacturers are honoured with a Wallpaper* Design Award in the current issue of Wallpaper* magazine. Among them are Pernille Snedker Hansen, who is included in Crafts Collection 15, and Jakob Jørgensen, who takes part in MINDCRAFT12.
Over the past year or so, Pernille Snedker Hansen's unique flooring Marbelous Wood, which is part of Danish Crafts Collection CC15, has attracted considerable attention. First, the floor was nominated for the Biennale Prize at the Biennale for Craft and Design 2011, and at the launch of Crafts Collection at Maison&Objet, Marbelous Wood came third in a competition for 'best project on show'. Now, Marbelous Wood has received a Wallpaper* Design Award in the category 'best faking it', which celebrates optical illusions and a creative treatment of materials.
'Marbelous Wood' by Pernille Snedker Hansen. Photo: Stamers Kontor.
Jakob Jørgensen's sculptural chest of drawers 'Fjarill' received a Wallpaper* Design Award in the category 'best secret storage'. 'Fjarill' is a limited edition and is on sale from Galerie Maria Wettergren in Paris. Jakob Jørgensen is one of the most interesting young furniture designers in Denmark. And in April, when Danish Crafts presents MINDCRAFT12, the exhibition will include a brand-new piece by Jakob Jørgensen.
'Fjarill' by Jakob Jørgensen. Photo: www.jjoergensen.dk
In addition to Pernille Snedker Hansen and Jakob Jørgensen, Wallpaper* has also turned its attention to other Danish designers and design manufacturers this year. Among the other award-winners are 'T1' by ByKato for Brødrene Andersen (best dining table), 'Alfredo' by Alfredo Häberli for Georg Jensen (best tableware), 'Warning' by Linn Bjørk for Onecollection (best stool), 'Spear' by Ferm Living (Best wallpaper), 'Ardnet Mirror' by Jacques Adnet and Gubi (best reissue) and 'Tangent Fjord' by Jacob Jensen for Tangent (best control panel).