• MINDCRAFT11 in Ventura Lambrate, Milan.

  • MINDCRAFT11 in Ventura Lambrate, Milan.

  • Drawing Machine by Eske Rex, MINDCRAFT11.

  • MINDCRAFT11 in Ventura Lambrate, Milan.

  • Opening reception, MINDCRAFT11 in Milan.

  • Opening reception, MINDCRAFT11 in Milan.

For the fourth consecutive year Danish Crafts presented MINDCRAFT during Milan Design Week – this time with a new curator and a new exhibition venue in Ventura Lambrate.

MINDCRAFT11 was curated by designer Cecilie Manz and the exhibition showed works made by some of Denmark’s most talented and skillful craftspeople and designers. In her selection of the works, Cecilie Manz emphasized quality, functionality and material awareness.


The exhibition was supported by the Danish Ministry of Culture and sponsored by Dinesen, Kvadrat and PP Møbler.

Mindcraft 11 collection

The Outsider / The Insider <br>by benandsebastian
Two interdependent chairs, a concrete cast and its formwork, uncover the complexities behind simplicity and the potential of often discarded formwork... read more ...
Cellular Chair <br>by Mathias Bengtsson
The chair is based on the same principle as bone tissue, which consists of an airy cellular structure providing a  read more ...
Conic <br/>by Thomas Bentzen
This lamp is a playful exploration of geometry and asymmetry, shadows and light, with a circle, a bar and a triangle... read more ...
Tool Boxes <br>by Line Depping
A piece of furniture focused on the basic function of the drawer, which is to store various kinds of tools... read more ...
Haiku Sofa <br>by GamFratesi
This sofa has a rigid exterior with an enclosing shape, and a much softer and intimate interior, which suggests a protective function and encourages a sense of curiosity... read more ...
Flip Flap Fold <br>by Margrethe Odgaard
A table runner that insists on getting up from the table and becoming a centre piece, a dramatic centre of attention for the table setting, where the decorative element radiates playfulness... read more ...
Drawingmachine <br>by Eske Rex
The movement of the pendulums affects the entire room. It is easy to become entranced while watching the drawing emerge, line by line... read more ...
Mother of Pearl <br>by Louise Sass
A one-off, hand-printed textile frieze. The work represents a transformation of form and process over a continuous length of textile... read more ...
Macro Cubes <br>by Bente Skjøttgaard
A demonstration of the potentials of the ceramic material. A jumble of branches growing wild, which are controlled when they are cut into cubes, as a sharp section slices through the softly modelled shapes... read more ...
Dinnerwarevision 5 <br>by Anne Tophøj
In this dinnerware, the focus is on the rims, which take on a varied expression by means of varying forms of impacts on the material during the form process... read more ...
TU306 and TU206 <br>by Tora Urup
Glassware series made from thin mouth-blown glass in five incremental sizes which can rest inside each other. Each set becomes a complex unit - a visually intriguing object which can be "unfold"... read more ...