Cabinet Makers' Autumn Exhibition - Pitch Black October 2016

An astounding exhibition that highlights the huge skill and the boundless and seemingly immeasurable inventiveness of Danish furniture makers and designers. Except of course highlighting is not exactly the appropriate word here as the theme of the exhibition this year is the black line on paper - the draft - and the full title of the exhibition is Pitch Black - shadows and transparency.

Norm Architects have been responsible, as they were last year, for the overall design and arrangement of the exhibition, but they have moved away from the mirror glass and complex reflected light of Øregård, last year’s venue, and created a dramatic setting of shadows and mystery: the works are shown over the two main floors of a 17th-century brewhouse building in Copenhagen with windows covered to exclude all natural light and the massive posts and beams of the structure and the huge sculptures that are permanently on display here are sunk in gloom. The shadows are palpable and become a significant part of the display. 

The forty-eight designs cover an amazing range of styles and explore the potential of many very different materials, from leather to Corian, but above all it is the form and shape of pieces and how they occupy space that is explored most strongly. 


 

 

Inderhavnsbænken - Bridging the Gap

designer: Andreas Lund

manufacturer: Møbelsnedkeri Kjeldtoft

material: ash with black stain


Den Lille Sorte Kjolestol - The Little Black Dress Chair

designer and maker: Anne Fabricius Møller

material: wood frame with various upholstery materials and fabrics


Flexible Standard

designer: Carlo Volf, MAA

sponsored by Copenhagen Technical College

material: oak

 


Sileo

designer: Chris Liljenberg Lalstøm

material: charred beech, bronzed brass and horsehair

 


Restless

designer: Christina Strand 

sponsored by ES Stålindustri

material: laser-cut sheet steel

 


Lille spejl på foden der … - Mirror, mirror on the stand …

design: Claus Bjerre

sponsored by Mardam Agentur

materials: ash, felt and mirror

 

Stabelstol - Stacking Chair

designer: Ditte Hammerstrøm

manufacturer: JM Rør A/S

material: powder-coated steel

 


Nesting Wall

design: Dögg Design studio

material: wood in cooperation with Pierre Greenway, halyard and wool in cooperation with Halla Ben


Glowing in the Dark

designer: Erling Christoffersen

materials: smoked oak and paracord

 


Fly

designer: Hannes Stephensen

manufacturer: Egeværk

material: ash with black stain

 


Thor

designer: Hans Sandgren Jakobsen

manufacturers: GH Form

materials: ash and cast iron

 


Skyggen - The Shadow

designer: Henrik Ingemann Nielsen

manufacturer: de Place Furniture by Lars de Place Bjørn

materials: wood, textile and iron


Papyrus

designer Henrik Sørig Thomsen

manufacturer:  Godsbanens Åbne Værksteder by Ejvind Post

material: smoked oak

 

 


Trio

designer: Henrik Sørig Thomsen

manufacturer: Kvist Industries

material: stained oak

 


Hiding Prosperina

design: Iskos-Berlin and knit designer Karen Honour

manufacturer: JM Rør

materials: steel pipe, knit polyester yarn, plaster casts

 


Sort Mare - Black Incubus

designers: Henckel & Sievers

material: pine

 


3 i 1 - 3 in 1

designers: James Stoklund & Sine Ringgaard

manufacturer: Hans Knudsen Instituttet, Aluscan A/S

materials: black anodised aluminium and black-stained oak

 


Dark Crafts - Relics from a production process

designer: Jeremy Walton

materials: mixed ‘natural’

 


Black Nest

designers: Foersom & Hiort-Lorenzen

manufacturer: Cane-line

material: rattan

 


Arch Table

designer: Jonas Trampedach

manufacturer: Claus Mølgaard

materials lacquered aluminium and oak with black-oiled finish

 


Blackout

designer: Leif Hagerup

manufacturer: Barlby Carlsson

materials: steel and oak

 

 

 


Chair

designer: Depping & Jørgensen

material: metal pipes and PA GF print

 


Symfoni - Symphony

designers: Lise and Hans Isbrand

material: ash

 


Studie i sort - Study in Black

designer: Lovorika Banovic

materials: steel and leather

 


Lænestol - Lounger

designer: Marie Berri

manufacturer: Anton Balle A/S

material: black-stained ash

 


Syrsa

designer: Mia Lagerman

material: metal wire

 


Bijou

designer: Mia Lagerman

materials: metal pipe and leather

 


Half Drop

designer: Miriam Forchhammer Brostrøm

manufacturer: Andrea Thorsøe, Stockholm

materials: smoked oak, halyard and cushion in wool and cotton

 


The Black Box

designer: Mogens Toft

manufacturer: Andrea Thorsøe, Stockholm

material: maple

 


Darkness Falls

designers: Monique Engelund & Mathilde Witt Mølholm

manufacturer: Anton Balle A/S

materials: steel and Corian

 


Corner

designer: Niels Gammelgaard

manufacturer: Magnus Olesen A/S

material: smoked oak

 


Forklædt som stol - Disguised as a chair

designer Nils-Ole Zib

manufacturers: upholstery LC Boligmontering, programming Morten Ydefelt and LED by Philips

materials: cotton and steel

 


Snaregade Bench

designers: Norm Architects & Frederik Werner

manufacturers: Sørensen Læder, upholsterer Louise Vesti Nielsen and smith Toke Bitsch Lauridsen

materials; blackened steel and black leather from Dunes

 


ABC (A Black Chair)

designer: Peter Johansen

materials steel tubes ‘powder-coated’ wood and veneer

 


Black Block

designer: Philip Bro Ludvigsen

materials: rotatation-moulded plastic and steel straps

 


Mashrabiya

designer: Rasmus B Fex sponsored by Mardam Agentur

materials: fascine, wood and brass

 


Tableau

designer: Rasmus B Fex

manufacturer: Genbyg

materials: slate, glass and wood

 


Thin

designers: Rasmus Fenhann & Søren Risvang

materials: recycled Brazilian rosewood and glass

 


The Vanta Box

designer: Rikke Frost

manufacturer: Godsbanens Værksteder and Glas Gjerulff

materials: powder-coated steel, leaded ornamental glass and black-stained ash

 


Juvel - Jewel

designer: Steen Dueholm Sehested

material: black oak

 


Frihed, Lighed og Kærlighed - Freedom, Equality and Love

designer: Søren Ulrik `Petersen

manufacturers: Ejnar P and PP Møbler

materials: Danish hardwood and paper string

 


Leia - lounge chair

designer: Thomas E Alken

manufacturers: Formatdesign, TL Maskinfabrik Aps

materials: powder-coated metal pipe and braided linen halyard


En Stabel Stole - A Stack of Chairs

designers: Marie Berri & Tinna Sommer

manufacturer: Anton Balle A/S

material: black-stained ash

 


Tube Chair

designer Torben Skov

manufacturer: Peter J Lassen, Montana

materials: square metal tube and perforated metal sheet

 


Ember

designer: Troels Flensted

manufacturer: Brdr. Krüger

materials: Douglas fir and powder-coated steel

 


Dé-esse

designer: Troels Grum-Schwensen

manufacturer: Egeværk

materials: walnut finished with black pigmented oil and black halyard

 


Baroque Table

designers: Wednesday Architecture - Lise Bjerre Schmidt & Sofie Trier Mørk

manufacturer: Mikkel Magnussen, Møbelsnedker

materials; maple and steel

 


Black Hole

designer: Örnduvald

manufacturer: Thyge Braad Hansen

material: terrazzo