COPENHAGEN SEP 29-30, 2021

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Visit Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Free entry. Admire beautiful art pieces from the most inspiring modern and contemporary artists

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum where art, nature and architecture combine in a unique experience, attracting guests from all over the world.

Louisiana’s collection is one of Scandinavia’s largest collections and contains more than 4,000 artworks, with an emphasis on painting and sculpture. The collection is so extensive that the artworks are continuously on view in new dynamic contexts. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum features 6 – 10 major exhibitions annually, where modern and contemporary art are presented.

Don’t miss this precious chance! Visit Louisiana Museum of Modern Art for free!

Address: Gl Strandvej 13, 3050 Humlebæk

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10:00 - 12:00
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Being a designer in Denmark

Digital Hub Denmark

Interested in the rising Danish startups and design innovations? Denmark is the world champion in digitalisation. Combined with a rising startup scene, investment activity and world-leading research, this is the place to grow strong relations.

Digital Hub Denmark is a non-profit organisation that connects tech & design talents, startups, investors & international delegations with opportunities in Denmark.

In this meet-up, facilitated by Digital Hub, you will discover what it’s like to be a designer in Denmark and connect with designers from companies that are part of the CreaTech ecosystem.

CreaTech includes startups that work within e-sport, games, film, television, animation, and XR. This ecosystem is expected to create additional export worth DKK 2.8 billion DKK and grow by 1,800 new jobs.

The meet-up is open to attendees of Design Matters 21 and Talent Matters 21 (our event for students).

When: Sep 28, from 10:00 to 12:00.

Sign up for this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Langebrogade 1, entrance B2, 3rd floor 1411 Copenhagen

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14:00 - 16:00
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Khora VR studio tour + workshop

Using Virtual Reality and Augmented reality to solve challenges within business, training and mental health

Khora is a leading Scandinavian Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality production studio, creating cutting edge content within multiple application areas.

Like the concept derived from Plato which defines a place that wavers between the sensible and the intelligible, Khora acts like a bridge between the physical and virtual worlds.

The studio will host a hands-on workshop, where you’ll get to try a lot of VR and AR and be introduced to the main use cases for VR/AR outside of gaming.

Max number of attendees: 18.

When: Sep 28, from 14:00 to 16:00.

Sign up for this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Høkerboderne 8, 1712 København

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SPACE10 studio tour

Learn what happens in one of the most innovative and creative hubs in the world

SPACE10 is a research and design lab designing innovative solutions to some of the major societal changes expected to affect people and our planet in the years to come.

The lab works with an ever-growing network of forward-thinking specialists and creatives from around the world. Alongside that, they also regularly host exhibitions, talks, dinners and screenings.

SPACE10 is supported by IKEA — working as an independent research and design lab for the Swedish multinational.

Sign up for this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Flæsketorvet 10, 1711 København

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14:00 - 16:00
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Bespoke studio tour + workshop

Emerging Intersections of Design

Bespoke is a global Strategic Design & Foresight studio based in Copenhagen working with giving meaning to the present in order to imagine and create better tomorrows.

The company calls its method “Futures Design” which is a set of integrated tools and mindsets that space from design to strategic foresight, business, art and the social sciences. Their approach builds on the power of interdisciplinary thinking and doing, and is made to guide an exploratory work that fluctuates between intuition & science.

Design lives in intersections. So must the designer.
In the future we will see the Designer in the role of a facilitator, conductor, translator or connector bringing value and intent to the meeting between fields. During the spring of 2021 Bespoke and Royal Danish Academy have worked on a map to identify 8 meeting points that are emerging as key points for the future of design. Join Bespoke in an exploration of the Emerging Intersections of Design.The event is co-hosted by the Royal Danish Academy.

Max number of attendees: 18.

When: Sep 28, from 14:00 to 16:00.

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Address: Dybensgade 19, 1071 København

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16:30 - 18:00
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Discover the Museum of Copenhagen

This special reception also includes food and drinks

Vivi Lena Andersen & Lars Colding Laustrup

Founded in 1901, the Museum of Copenhagen introduces you to all the most important events in the history of the Danish capital; from the trading and crafts of the Vikings, through the building boom and plague, to the free city of Christiania today. The museum also offers an interactive model that gives you an overview of the entire city.

By joining this reception at the museum, you’ll have the chance to mingle with other designers in a special historical location while learning more about the city of Copenhagen and its citizens. Archaeologist and Head of Public Outreach and Exhibitions of the museum, Vivi Lena Andersen, and COO of the Culture and Leisure Administration in the City of Copenhagen, Lars Colding Laustrup, will give a talk – focusing on how the museum has been recently modernised and on the digital solutions the museum is adopting to improve the visitors’ experience. During the visit, you’ll be also served a free reception menu.

The Museum of Copenhagen has also been nominated ‘European Museum of The Year’.

Program of the event:
16:30 event starts
17:00 welcome from Lars Colding Laustrup
17:10 talk by Vivi Lena Andersen
18:00 event ends

The entry is free and the maximum number of participants is 60. Sign-up for this activity will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Stormgade 18, 1555 København V

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17:00 - 19:00
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Communal dinner at Absalon

Enjoy a free dinner surrounded by fellow attendees in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere

Absalon is your living room away from home! This playful and colourful community house, located in Vesterbro, is a laid-back place to get together to eat and enjoy activities like bingo, table tennis and movie- and music events. The founder of the world-known Tiger-stores, Lennart Lejboschitz, is the person behind the reconstruction of this old church.

Come meet new friends before the conference and enjoy dinner together in a relaxed and friendly environment!

Fee: 7.00 €

When: Sep 28, from 17:00 to 19:00 .

Sign up for this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Sønder Boulevard 73, 1720 København

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19:00
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Evening Meetup

Make friends before the conference in a spacious & hip location

Get to know the other participants and some of the speakers before the conference! This is a great opportunity to make new friends and mingle with fellow designers and creatives in a super relaxed atmosphere.

The meet-up will be at Klub, an elegant co-working space located in the heart of Copenhagen. There, you will also get a free drink. The participants of Design Matters and Talent Matters (event for students only) as well as the speakers will be invited to the event.

At the meet-up, Zalando will host a lightning talk about equitable design followed by an informal discussion, and the Danish Design Center (DDC) will do a short presentation of their Digital Ethics Compass toolbox, a tool to help companies make the right design ethics decisions. Read more about Zalando’s talk here and about the presentation here.

To be admitted to the event, you need to show a negative test or proof of vaccination at the entrance. The same rules apply to Design Matters 21 and Talent Matters. Read more about our Covid Policy here.

The event starts at 19:00.

Sign up for this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Linnésgade 25, 1361 København K

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Visit Louisiana Museum of Modern Art

Free entry. Admire beautiful art pieces from the most inspiring modern and contemporary artists

The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a leading international art museum where art, nature and architecture combine in a unique experience, attracting guests from all over the world.

Louisiana’s collection is one of Scandinavia’s largest collections and contains more than 4,000 artworks, with an emphasis on painting and sculpture. The collection is so extensive that the artworks are continuously on view in new dynamic contexts. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum features 6 – 10 major exhibitions annually, where modern and contemporary art are presented.

Don’t miss this precious chance! Visit Louisiana Museum of Modern Art for free!

Address: Gl Strandvej 13, 3050 Humlebæk

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12:00 - 15:00
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Viktoria Ceramics Studio tour

Visit the hottest ceramic studio in Copenhagen and get inspired by amazing artworks

Viktoria Ceramic Studio Cph is a workshop and studio store where Danish designers perform the craft and art of clay.

The name ‘Viktoria’ comes from the workshop’s previous location; an old barn in Viktoriagade. Despite the new location, the name stuck, along with the spirit and atmosphere of the 80’s. Today the place is occupied by six permanent designers who run a small school called ClayArt, where they offer exclusive courses and pass on their knowledge. The studio is also a shop where you can buy the many handmade crafts.

The artists of Viktoria Studio will take you on a tour of their studio and show you how they make ceramics.

When: Oct 1, from 12:00 to 15:00 .

Sign up for this event will be available in the upcoming weeks.

Address: Vesterbrogade 24B, 1620 København

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