3 Days of Design 2022, the best of Danish design and more

After the party of news at Milan Design Week, come to Copenhagen 3 Days of Designa consolidated agreement in the Danish capital, which this year has been postponed by a week so as not to overlap with the Milanese event, which is waiting to return to the classic programming of the April-June calendar.


An ever-growing showcase for established designers and young talents focusing on sustainable projects, along with re-releases of Scandinavian classics in the event that this year the graphic image was created by Luca Nichetto: billboards and flags identify design sites in city streets – showrooms, shopsworkshops, galleries and courtyards – through three symbolic figures collage of Danish icons (a famous design, a typical dish and an architectural reference to the capital). The result is colorful and cheerful, an invitation to lightness summed up in the slogan Remember to play.

The graphic project signed by Studio Nichetto


THAT Scandinavian brands finally exhibit the projects that had suffered a setback due to a pandemic, along with those that were a direct consequence of it, such as the beautiful lamp sculptures signed by Michael Anastassiades, which we had seen as an expectation at Milan Design Week , last year. September.

The London-based designer worked with bamboo sticks, marble, luminous body and a little something else for two sleek collections of floor lamps. Mood light also from Astep where Ane Lykke has completed a series of volumes in cypress wood with LED lights that create episodes with which the Danish artist and designer “tries to offer visitors a subtle exploration of light and space ”, as part of the festival.


One of the city addresses not to be missed is Hay House 2.0, a kind of townhouse showroom in one of the most exclusive streets in Copenhagen, celebrating its first year: four floors furnished with the collections, with a spectacular canteen double height ceiling and panoramic terrace where you can find a lot of news.

Six new lamps, including the compositions of Viola Heyn-Johnsen with Jonas Trampedach, the table lamps of the young Sam Weller, Moisés Hernández and Studio 0405; saw the furniture: the Color Cabinet family of the duo Muller Van Severen, the Passerelle tables and the Pier wall systems designed by Bouroullec brothersPasti’s seat and table by Julian Renault.

Ample space for collection for the table and the kitchen with Sobremesa by chef and artist Laila Gohar, a range of linens, crockery and even vases to be mixed casually to celebrate the “pleasure of being together around a table at the end of the meal”.

Sobremesa by chef and concept artist Laila Gohar for Hay. Photo courtesy of Hay

For the Sui armchair by + Halle, London studio Raw Edges looked at the dynamics of public space production. The turning system allows hybrid use: as a seat and also as a desk to eat, drink, read, write or connect.

Several voted for the fleeting beautifulSTACKS – Spatial Sentences installation of Exhibit Studio, composed of a series of ceramic and glass elements, an alphabet of objects creating a landscape thought of by young people Emilie Allin and Liv Engelbrecht.


Many reprints of great classics, but also unpublished historical, never marketed, such as Whiskey Chair, a 1948 model of Finn Juhland Fauteuil Kangourou Jean Prouvé, limited to 150 pieces available on the Vitra Campus and in the company’s online store.

Carl Hansen & Son launched pieces designed by the architect Vilhelm Lauritzen, originally designed for two of his buildings dedicated to music, Radiohuset and Vega. From Fredericia 75th Anniversary Edition of 39 Mogensen, known as “Folkets stol” by Børge Mogensen staged with minimal frames of Jasper MorrisonAnd Fritz Hansen presented the new pieces in the temporary pavilion which celebrates the brand’s 150th anniversaryset up in the garden to Design Museum Denmark.

The city museum reopened after restoration in two years, which involved the 18th-century building and Kaare Klint’s interior from the 1920s. All ready for 2023 then Copenhagen will be The world capital of architecture at the initiative of UNESCO.


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