Three Inspiration Suites
This August, the design studio Design Circus presents three wideranging Inspiration Suites in an atmospheric decor, featuring curated new products from a diverse spectrum of design brands and artists presented at northmodern. The word “Suites” reflects a concept inspired by the discerning touch and intimacy that characterises big city boutique hotels. At the core of all three inspiration scenarios rests the idea of a personalised and holistic visual atmosphere – from details such as the custom-designed showcases to the overall layout – providing an ideal setting for the new furniture and design products on display. This inspiration can be channelled directly to the purchase of collections or to ideas for styling shops, showrooms and exhibitions. 30
Transition Tables by Snedker Studio Photo: Mads RubĂŚk
Design Village Set in ROOM by the main entrance Design Village features an enchanting homage to designers and objects. Visitors to this inspiring northmodern design city will encounter the scent of genuine wood shavings from the woodworkers of Sløjd. The brand new marbled designer furniture collection is presented by Snedker Studio, while Pausitan has moved into one of the design city’s other fragrant wooden houses. Selected furniture icons for the future and from the past have been selected, while guests can also shop for products from Nomess, Hamide and Phaidon in the Pop Up Shop.
New Best Items Set in northmodern GALLERY To make a visit to northmodern easier to plan and carry out, Design Circus has selected a number of new products from the exhibiting brands for the New Best Items exhibition in Hall E. A range of upcoming brands and wellknown designers are behind the season’s best new products in this special northmodern exhibition. All of the designs on display will be marked with the brand names, making new collections easy to find.
Design Awards 2015 & Bo Bedre and Bolig Magasinet’s digital back-end office Set in READ in SLOW LIVING For the first time ever, northmodern will present all of the nominated Danish and international brands selected by Bolig Magasinet, Bo Bedre, Costume Living and Nordic Living for the coveted Design Awards 2015 prizes. A total of 51 posters will present this year’s leading industry players, while the exhibition area will also be home to Bo Bedre and Bolig Magasinet’s digital back-end office, which will be open for use by all northmodern visitors.
Roam / Vifa / Monq Studio / Os&Oos
In connection with northmodern, the Design Circus interior design concepts will be situated among exhibitors in the SLOW LIVING interiors segment in the C halls. Exhibitors have been divided into two styles dubbed Nude Elegance and Eclectic Atelier – two stylistic takes on interior design for homes in the upcoming 2015/16 autumn and winter seasons. Nude Elegance is characterised by minimalistic, modern and slightly rounded design in delicate soft tones. Eclectic Atelier visualises the imaginative, globally-oriented style, bringing together a broad range of decorative elements in a modern context. Both trendsetting directions are easy to create and cultivate with the high quality designer products of northmodern’s exhibitors. Designer and Design Studio owner Birgit Tarp will be present at the Nude Elegance suite during northmodern, in addition to giving a talk on the pej gruppen’s stage about the concept and the season’s inspiration link. The Work Hood inspiration suite is set as a living backstage workshop, giving visitors a wealth of opportunities for close contact with working artisans and illustrators. Four selected artisans and illustrators will be featured on stage as they work, providing an enriching insight into their personal craft – a rewarding and liberating contrast to our highly digital daily lives. The design and style is stringently in black and white, harmonising beautifully and creating space for the uniquely imaginative works of art created and exhibited during northmodern. 33
Birgit Tarp Director, concept maker and Founder of Design Circus, an interior design and visual concept studio based at Nordhavn in Copenhagen, established in 2004.