214 : Frame Promotion : Copenhagen Design Week
Copenhagen Design Week showcases sustainable design solutions aimed at promoting an eco-friendly lifestyle.
Designers paint the city green at Copenhagen Design Week, with programmes dedicated to sustainable and innovative design solutions.
For more than a week – from 27 August to 6 September 2009 – the whole of Copenhagen will buzz with design activities and events accompanying the first international Copenhagen Design Week. This year, Design Week is focusing on design that matters to society and the environment. Numerous exhibitions, seminars and debates will take place throughout the city.
Highlights of Copenhagen Design Week INDEX The world’s largest design prize organized to highlight design created to improve life. In addition to an award ceremony with top personalities from the design world, an exhibition will be held at Kongens Nytorv Square. IT’S A SMALL WORLD A major exhibition that explores ‘new craftsmanship’ in Danish design, architecture and crafts. COPENHAGEN SHOWHOW Showcase of sustainable design that seduces visitors to adopt a sexy, sustainable lifestyle. CO2PENHAGEN The world’s first carbon-neutral festival that uses design to demonstrate the potential of clean technology.
CODE09 A major trade show featuring the best Danish and international design from many different fields. CO2 E-RACE A demonstration of high-powered electric cars that explodes the myths surrounding sustainable transportation. COPENHAGEN FURNITURE FESTIVAL A distributed festival of design in which visitors are transported to designers’ showrooms. NEXT GENERATION BRIGHT GREEN FASHION A collaboration between Berlin and Copenhagen in which new talents present sustainable fashion trends. Together, these events tell a story about where design is today, how design can help and where it’s going – making Copenhagen Design Week the essential design event for a changing world. Copenhagen Design Week Denmark email@example.com copenhagendesignweek.dk