The prize Best Performance 2019 goes to Nikolaj Thrane Carlsen
”With a strong vision, aiming for lower environmental impact, incorporating it with a strong personal character through shapes, we are all convinced. The project is a perfect match to the jurys keys values; curiosity, innovation and sustainability. It is a reminder and a role model for all of us in the business and a perfect inspiration for upcoming new talents.”
Nikolaj Thrane Carlsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Graduated in November 2017 from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture - KADK. Started the company " Tang Form", where he wants to help create the sustainable furniture of the future.
"I'm honored to have the opportunity to exhibit in Stockholm. I look forward to showing my sustainable furniture made from pliers along with other designers. I expect to be able create relationships, to be inspired, and to increase my knoledge of green materials and products. I hope to meet producers who will be interested in my work. One of my objects is a lounge chair with a shell made of 100% biodegradable seaweed composite material. It helps to draw attention to seaweed as a highly sustainable product material without compromising on aesthetics and quality. Focus has been circular economy."
The jury will assess both the exhibitors’ presentations in their stands and their products using Greenhouse’s key words: curiosity, innovation and sustainability. The objective is to encourage the designers to think about the bigger picture and present their design in a well-thought-out manner. The winner will receive EUR 5,000.
The jury for Greenhouse 2019 consists of Anya Sebton, designer; Jens Fager, designer; John Löfgren, designer; and Monica von Schmalensee, architect. Starting in 2019, the award Best Performance – Selected by the Greenhouse Jury will be handed out in cooperation with Volvo Studio.
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