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Danish Crafts & Design Association

DKoD is a national organization for professional designers and craftsmen. Our aim is to support high quality practice, professional collaborations and networking. This is achieved through various activities such as public events, seminars, fairs and international exhibitions.
 
DKoD was established in 1976.
 
Main events
  • The Biennale for Crafts & Design is a competition and exhibition for all professional craftsmen and designers.
  • Biennale award: 100.000DKR. Established in 1995.
  • Crafts Fair, Copenhagen: The largest out door fair in Scandinavia showcasing more than 130 professional craftsmen. Established in 1983.

Our Aims

  • To work for the development of Danish crafts and design
  • To care for members interest in all matter concerning trade, continued development and education
  • To propagate for knowledge of and use of craftsmen and designers and their works in all parts of the society
  • To strengthen and coordinate the area of crafts and design with special reference to create knowledge and recognition for crafts and design as a cultural factor

Board and committees: 

  • Cultural policy
  • Copyright
  • Schools of crafts and design
  • Museums and galleries 

 

Activities:

  • The Biennale for Craft and Design biennalen.dk
  • The Crafts Fair at Frue Plads in Copenhagen www.craftsfair.dk
  • Coordination of participation in exhibitions and competitions in Denmark and abroad
  • Since 2010 part of NNCA, Nordic Network of Crafts Associations
  • Since 2012 the national entity of World Crafts Council – Europe 
  • Exhibitions, artist talks and happenings at Officinet 

 

Current exhibition at Officinet - Bredgade 66, Copenhagen:

Time Flies by Helen Clara Hemsley
 

 

Opening Show: Friday 9 September at 5pm

A peek into 22 years of making stuff.


The exhbition runs from 10 September to 2 October 2016.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 12 - 4 pm
Supported by Danish Arts Foundation and Danish Art Workshops.

Opening hours: Monday-Saturday 3pm - 7.30 pm


Free entrance.

 

Further information

You may contact us for information about the association and our activities: Danish Crafts & Design Association Bredgade 66 DK-1260 Copenhagen K hds@dkod.dk  +45 33 15 29 40 (Tuesday - Friday 12 - 4 pm)
Instagram: @danishcraftsanddesign
Facebook: /DanskeKunsthaandvaerkere
Pinterest: Danish Crafts and Design

 

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