About Troels Flensted Studio

Troels Flensted Studio is a Danish design studio founded with the desire to challenge materials and production processes.

 

By exploring characteristics and expressions of materials we create products which tell new and meaningful stories. We’re fascinated by materials, colours and how things are made, and finds inspiration in the aesthetic and undiscovered possibilities deriving from combining the three.

 

Our projects start with experimentation and intensive research and often results in limited edition and one-off gallery pieces. Some projects are further explored in order to achieve accessible design pieces and a more rational production process. This approach has led to several awards, grants and participation in numerous prestigious exhibitions. Our objects are available in selected galleries and interior design stores globally.

 

The studio was founded by Troels Flensted (born 1987) who graduated from Central Saint Martins in London in 2014. In January 2015, he moved back to Denmark to open his experimental studio in an old harbour district in Copenhagen.

 

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Selected Exhibitions

  • Frederiksgade 1 | ‘Layers’ | danishdesignMAKERS | Tilbageblik | Copenhagen, Denmark | Marts 2022
  • Sophienholm | ‘Sedimentation‘ | Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | November 2021
  • VSN | ‘Poured Platter‘ | 3DaysofDesign | ÅBEN |Copenhagen, Denmark | September 2021
  • North Kunstmesse | ‘Revolve‘ | VÆG Contemporary Art Gallery | Aalborg, Denmark | September 2019
  • Lake Como Design Fair | ‘Revolve for Nero‘ | Nero Design Gallery | Como, Italy | September 2019
  • London Design Fair | ‘Revolve Collection‘ | Adorno Design Gallery | London, United Kingdom | September 2019
  • VÆG Contemporary Art Gallery | ‘Revolve‘ | Tactile | Aalborg, Denmark | August 2019
  • Milan Design Week | ‘Revolve for Nero‘ | Nero Design Gallery | Alcova Sassetti | Milan, Italy | April 2019
  • Collectible | ‘Revolve for Nero‘ | Nero Design Gallery | Brussels, Belgium | March 2019
  • Thorvaldsens Museum | ‘Mono‘ | Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | November 2018
  • Munkeruphus | ‘Revolve’ | RE F O R M |Dronningmølle, Denmark | June 2018
  • Trapholt | ‘Assembly‘ | Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | June 2018
  • 3 Days of Design | ‘Layers’ | danishdesignMAKERS | Copenhagen, Denmark | May 2018
  • Designmonat Graz | ‘Perception, Solid Geometry & Ember’| SELECTED 2018 | Graz, Austria | May 2018
  • Stockholm Furniture Fair | ‘Selected works’ | GREENHOUSE | Stockholm, Sweden | February 2018
  • Stockholm Furniture Fair | ‘Layers’ | danishdesignMAKERS | Stockholm, Sweden | February 2018
  • Design Junction | ‘Flecked Collection’ | Trouping Colour | London Design Festival, London, UK | September, 2017
  • Designmuseum Denmark | ‘Assembly‘ | Guest Exhibitor | Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | August 2017
  • HAL 4 | ‘Perception‘ & ‘Poured Collection’ | Copenhagen, Denmark | June 2017
  • Milan Design Week | ‘Perception‘ & ‘Poured Collection’ | Ventura Lambrate | Milan, Italy | April 2017
  • Milan Fashion Week | ‘Perception‘ | The Next Talents by Vogue Italia & YOOX | Milan, Italy | February 2017
  • MKG Hamburg | ‘Poured Collection’ | Justus Brinckmann Award Shortlist | Hamburg, Germany | November 2016
  • Tent London | ‘Poured Collection‘ | London Design Festival |  London, UK |  September 2016
  • Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | ‘Ember’ | Guest Exhibitor | Copenhagen, Denmark | September 2016
  • DMY Berlin | ‘Poured Collection‘ | New Talents Exhibition | Berlin, Germany | June 2016
  • HAL 4 | ‘Poured Bowls‘ | Copenhagen, Denmark | May 2016
  • Maison&Objet | ‘Poured Collection‘ | Talent á la Carte Award Exhibition | Paris, France | January 2016
  • Dutch Design Week | ‘Poured Bowls’ | Design Veiling  | Eindhoven, Netherlands | October 2015
  • May Design Series | ‘Poured Bowls‘ | Fiera Edit | ExCel London, UK | May 2015
  • Stockholm Design Week | ‘Poured Table‘ | Colour Emotions | Stockholm, Sweden | February 2015
  • Northmodern | ‘New Works‘ | Copenhagen, Denmark | January 2015
  • 100% Design | ‘Poured Collection‘ | London Design Festival | London, UK | September 2014
  • Designjunction | ‘Poured Table‘ | London Design Festival | London, UK | September 2014
  • Craft Central | ‘Poured Tables’ | Total Fabrication | London Design Festival | London, UK | September 2014
  • Material Lab | ‘Material Samples’ | Live Making Exhibition | London Design Festival | London, UK | September 2014
  • MoOD Trade Fair | ‘Material Samples‘ |  Global Colour Research | Brussels Expo |  Brussels, Belgium | September 2014
  • The Aram Gallery | ‘Poured Table‘ | ‘Aram Graduates Show’ | London, UK |  August 2014

Awards & Honours

  • Project Grant | Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond | Development ‘Processing Plastic’ | May 2021
  • Work Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support my creative practice | May 2021
  • Work Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support my creative practice | Copenhagen, Denmark | May 2020
  • Board Member | The Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Feb 2020
  • Project Grant | Danmarks Nationalbanks Jubilæumsfond | Development for SE2019 | Copenhagen, Denmark | Maj 2019
  • Work Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support my creative practice | Copenhagen, Denmark | April 2019
  • Special Advisor | The board of The Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | Feb 2019
  • Design Award Nomination | Dezeen Award – Emerging designer of the year 2018 | Awarded by Dezeen | August 2018
  • Design Award Nomination | Formex Nova Award – Nordic desiner of the year 2018 | Awarded by Formex | August 2018
  • Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support the development of ‘Revolve’ | Copenhagen, Denmark | May 2018
  • Work Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support my creative practice | Copenhagen, Denmark | April 2018
  • Certificate of Material Excellence | Poured Collection | By Material Connection | New York, USA | February 2018
  • Permanent Member | Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | November 2017
  • Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support the development of ‘Layers’ | Copenhagen, Denmark | October 2017
  • Design Award | Talent of the Year 2017 | Awarded by Bo Bedre | Copenhagen, Denmark | September 2017
  • Guest Exhibitor | Carpenters Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | August 2017
  • Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support my participation in the Carpenters Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | August 2017
  • Grant | Danish Arts Foundation | Awarded to support the Hal4 exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | June 2017
  • Design Award | Bronze Winner A’ Design Award | Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design Category| April 2017
  • Design Award | The Next Talents | Awarded by Vogue Italia & YOOX | Milan, Italy | February 2017
  • Justus Brinckmann Award | Shortlisted by MKG Hamburg | Hamburg, Germany | November 2016
  • Guest Exhibitor | Carpenters Autumn Exhibition | Copenhagen, Denmark | September 2016
  • New Talent Award | Awarded by DMY Berlin | June 2016
  • Residency | Danish Art Workshops | ‘Dizzy | Collaboration with artist Ragna Mouritzen | Copenhagen, Denmark |  June-July 2016
  • Grant | Danish Arts Foundation| Awarded to support my exhibition during 3DaysOfDesign | Copenhagen, Denmark | May 2016
  • Talent á la Carte Award | Awarded by Maison&Objet | Paris, France | January 2016
  • Residency | Danish Art Workshops | Copenhagen, Denmark | July 2015
  • 3rd Place | ‘Muuto Talent Award’ | 2014
  • Shortlisted | ‘Troels Flensted‘ | ‘Design Talent Award’ from Danish Entrepreneur Week | Fredericia, Denmark | 2014
  • Shortlisted | ‘New Creative Business Award’ Shortlisted by University of the Arts London, UK | 2014
  • Permanent Collection | ‘Material Samples‘ | Material Lab | London, UK | 2014
  • Highly Commended | ‘Waxed Vodka‘ | Absolut Vodka Art Bottle | London, UK | 2014
  • Grant | ‘High Street Factory‘ | ‘More Than Profit Award‘ from UAL, HEFCE & UnLtd | London, UK | 2014
  • Winner | ‘Thermochromic Wall‘ | Converse’s Wall of Clash competition | London, UK | 2014

PEOPLE SAY

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