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Interviews

Traditions Matter: An Interview with Kasper Holst Pedersen of PP Møbler

I sat down with Kasper Holst Pedersen, who is the third-generation owner of Danish furniture house PP Møbler, to talk about why they are in Milan, and about his family’s passion for craftsmanship. This year during the Milan Furniture Fair, PP Møbler is showcasing themselves in the historic Palazzo Litta (built in 1648). The showcase…

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Interview: Cecilie Manz and Her Minuscule Chair for Fritz Hansen

We sat down to talk with Cecilie Manz, the Danish designer behind the Minuscule Chair and matching table released by Fritz Hansen during the Salone del Mobile in Milan. According to Ms Manz, she defines a situation before she designs something. In this case, the situation is an informal or casual meeting. She designed a…

Interview: Knud Erik Hansen of Carl Hansen & Son

I had the great pleasure of speaking with Mr Knud Erik Hansen, CEO of Danish furniture company Carl Hansen & Son. Carl Hansen & Son is probably most well-known for its relationship with Danish architect Hans J. Wegner. This year at the Salone del Mobile, the company is relaunching Wegner sofas called the CH162 and…

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Interview: Cédric Ragot Designs the Perfect Moment for Häagen-Dazs’ 50th Anniversary

We all love ice cream. For those of you that are reading this piece, you most likely also love design. So how do you mesh the two together in a design project that involves ice cream? French designer Cédric Ragot has done this with 28’18” Moment, a project commissioned by well-known ice cream brand Häagen-Dazs…