Designer Nina Tolstrup will be responsible for assembling Danish Crafts’ next MINDCRAFT exhibition in Milan. MINDCRAFT14 is presented in connection with the world’s leading design event, Fuori Salone, in Milan 2014.
The experienced and internationally acclaimed Danish designer Nina Tolstrup will be selecting the innovative Danish craftspeople and designers to be included in the next MINDCRAFT exhibition.
“The Milan Design Week is clearly the most important event on the international design scene, and I have been following the MINDCRAFT exhibitions in Milan since the beginning. I look forward to this opportunity to highlight the outstanding craftsmanship, the mindset and the drive that Danish craftspeople represent and which, in my opinion, make Danish craft unique in an international perspective,” says Nina Tolstrup.
Nina Tolstrup’s extensive international experience and in-depth knowledge of the design industry makes it possible to present the message of the convincing strengths of Danish craft in new contexts and contribute further to the international standing of Danish craft.
For the past 15 years, Nina Tolstrup has lived in London, where she is part of the established design scene. She currently lives in Stockholm, where she continues to run her design firm Studiomama.
Most recently, Nina Tolstrup has earned attention for her collaboration with the fashion designer Marc Jacobs and the esteemed design gallery 19th Greek Street in London. The exhibition of her limited-edition chairs was presented at Marc by Marc Jacobs in Milan this year, and the chairs were nominated for “Design of the Year” at Design Museum London.
For a number of years, Nina Tolstrup has also been the curator of one of Danish Crafts’ other major activities, the Danish Crafts Collection, which is presented at the lifestyle fair Maison & Objet in Paris. And she has taken part in the international design magazine Wallpaper’s exhibition ’Wallpaper Handmade’ in Milan several times.