Wonder | ITSLIQUID

Wonder

Design | July 25, 2022 |

Wonder 001
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

Wonder
Design Museum Danmark, Copenhagen
June 19, 2022 – December 31, 2025

In WONDER, we celebrate collectors and collections. What do things mean to us? And why do we gather so many of them that they turn into a collection? The word wonder is associated with amazement, curiosity, miracles and reflection. These are the keywords in the five galleries that each offer a distinct take on the themes of collectors and collections.

Wonder 002
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

We are invited into the secret storage space of the collections. We meet the private collector. Step into a massive Wunderkammer. Experience more than 2.000 Japanese sword guards. And end up in the ephemeral installation of snuff boxes. Welcome to WONDER.

Wonder 003
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

WONDER was created in collaboration with Alexander Ottenstein, Bodil Damgaard Møller, Jakob Thorbek, Joe Mckenzie, Jenz Koudahl, Lau Futtrup Rasmussen, Margrethe Odgaard, Maria Mackinney and Mathias Mentze.

Wonder 004
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

COLLECTION STORAGE
A storage space is where a museum keeps its objects. This is where they wait to be exhibited to tell their stories again. The objects are the result of thorough considerations of form, function, style, and technique. They reflect the culture and time in which they were created. They also reveal something about being human – our needs, dreams, and identities.

Wonder 005
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

A thing becomes an object when it is included in the museum collection. As keepers of cultural heritage, a museum is obliged to take care of it indefinitely. In the storage space, objects are protected against wear, damage, light, and dust. They are preserved in ways that best slow down time. In acid-free boxes, behind the draped fabric and only touched by gloved hands.

Wonder 006
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

The storage space might at first appear messy, but it is in fact organized according to the way a museum structures the world in material, geography, period, and artist. Each object is assigned a museum number so it can be retrieved among the thousands of others in the collection.

more. www.designmuseum.dk

Wonder 011
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark
Wonder 012
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark
Wonder 013
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark
Wonder 014
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark
Wonder 015
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark
Wonder 016
Image courtesy of Designmuseum Danmark

Are you an artist, architect, designer? Would you like to be featured on ITSLIQUID platform? Send an e-mail to info@itsliquid.com or fill the form below






    RELATED POSTS


    Design Shanghai 2024

    Design | June 12, 2024

    Asia’s largest international design event series enters its eleventh year and expects to welcome over 100,000 visitors over four days (19th-22nd June 2024). Returning to the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre, the show continues to witness the rapid development of Chinese design. Read more


    Yoshiaki Ito Design

    Design | June 9, 2024

    Yoshiaki “Yoshi” Ito is an award-winning designer known for blending modern sensibilities with traditional Japanese aesthetics. Since relocating to the United States in 1999, Yoshiaki has embarked on an artistic journey marked by simplicity, authenticity, and excellence. His early exposure to traditional Japanese craftsmanship shaped his design philosophy. Read more


    Bebo Objects

    Design | June 2, 2024

    Bebo Objects is a new Swedish brand launched in 2022 by Mattias Karlsson and Adam Jismark. We are a Nordic lifestyle brand in furniture and interior design that creates well-crafted furniture and interior details designed to cross boundaries between outdoor and indoor environments, with the aim to add value and joy to people's lives. Read more


    Pottery&Poetry

    Design | May 27, 2024

    POTTERY & POETRY is a home fashion brand for unique handmade ceramics. Based in Sofia, Bulgaria, their small team of talented artisans creates vibrant tableware that turns daily moments at home into small celebrations. "Every dish you serve can taste better as the process of eating starts with observation", explains architect Maria Baleva, who embarked on her crafting journey four years ago. First, it was just a personal temptation to express her creativity in a new way through the endless process of improvisation with porcelain forms and glaze colors. A few years into the experiment, her irregular plates and one-of-a-kind sets could be found in homes, restaurants, and cafes all over the world. Read more


    Sign up for our Newsletter.

    Enter your email to receive our latest updates!