Danish Design Centre // Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs
It’s a Small World
Copenhagen: Danish Design Centre, China: Shanghai, Brazil: Curitiba, Chile: Santiago
Tina Midtgaard (Projectmanager and curator DDC), Karen Kjaergaard (DC), Kjersti Wikstrøm (DAC)
The exhibition was organized as a collaboration between Danish Design Centre, Danish Crafts and Danish Architecture Centre
How will future designers work, and how does Danish design address global issues such as sustainability, new technology and consumption? The exhibition it’s a small world challenges the Danish design tradition and explores future design practices in a global perspective.
it’s a small world explores new perspectives in Danish design, craft and architecture. With focus on 4 themes – Sustainability, Human Scale, New Craftmanship and Non-Standardised Praxis – the exhibition challenges the traditional role of the designer. Six interdisciplinary scenarios seek a new relevancy for design – in the world.
The catalogue was published in english, chinese, portuguese and spanish. english version