The HIRATA GEN COLLECTION designed by Lars Vejen and Taijiro Ishiko ( together named studioA27 ) has been chosen as finalist for a Danish Design Award 2022 in the category “Feel Good / Furniture”. See all nominees here ▶︎▶︎
Design Studio Lars Vejen establishes sales company and showroom under the name “Designcollaborations by Lars Vejen”. The showroom will present selected designs by Lars Vejen and offer inspiration among a wide collection of products designed for both architectural integration, exterior, interior and personal accessories. Visit (by appointment only) at Maserativej 5, 7100 Vejle / Contact […]
Designed by Design Studio Lars Vejen for dansign, WoodSign is more than just a sign – it is a perfect synergy between natures material, classic, long lasting design and functionality. Designed to last and to interact with both historical and modern architectural context. Watch and hear the story behind ▶︎ Film by N´fellows agency
From February 10th to 19th 2021, the first HIRATA GEN COLLECTION will be launched in Tokyo and online! Explore a series of furniture with innovative details and focus on all natural materials; solid ash wood, pure uncolored wool, leather and canvas and for use in both domestic and professional interiors. The collection is designed by […]
For the first time The Danish Art Foundation awards architecture! Danish Architect and Designer Lars Vejen was commissioned to design the trophy and have created a simple yet strong geometric figure merging elements from archetypical architecture and the circle as a classic, strong symbolic figure. The award is crafted in bronze and encapsulated in solid […]
Architect and Designer Lars Vejen awarded the Mentor Award 2020 by Studenterhus Aarhus and Aarhus Kommune! Nominated by former design intern Oliver Ejlersen – now professional designer graduated from VIA Design in Herning, Denmark.
New handcrafted pendant lamp series from LIK designed by Lars Vejen. Handmade in Indonesia using traditionel metal hammering techniques. Read more here
Designed by Design Studio Lars Vejen for LIK, the CALDERA pendant lamp is made by craftsmen in Indonesia using traditional hammering methods. The aluminium lamp shade comes in three different sizes and various colors – each mounted on special designed hanger with integrated LED light ensuring a perfect balance between form and functionality. Photo by […]
Architect and Designer Lars Vejen enter as partner in Njordrum. After few months of collaboration, business development and preparation, Lars Vejen enters Njordrum as partner – Njordrum is now equally owned and managed by Martin Wienberg, Steffen Toft and Lars Vejen from the studio and showroom in Aarhus, Denmark. Lars Vejens primary responsibility is the […]
Contact Copenhagen have for Bo Bedre visited the 100 year old balloon hangar in Copenhagen, and captured FLOAT chair and other new designs in the historic building today owned by Realdania By & Byg. FLOAT is designed by Lars Vejen and Taijiro Ishiko (studioA27) for Motarasu.
Danish design brought to Japan in more than one way; furniture design by studioA27 (Design Studio Lars Vejen & Taijiro Ishiko Design) wrapped in the graphic identity design by Danish agency INEO. For Japanese furniture brand Hirata Gen Collection. Read the full story here (in Danish only)
Interview by The Royal Danish Embassy in Japan.
Architect and Designer Lars Vejen, founder and owner of Design Studio Lars Vejen, nominated for the “Mentor Award” 2020.
The HIRATA GEN COLLECTION designed by studioA27 (Design Studio Lars Vejen & Taijiro Ishiko Design) was last week launched at the HGC showroom in Shibuya, Tokyo! The opening party and following exhibition was successfully visited and we are now happy finally to have revealed what we have been preparing for the past 18 months! Thank […]
The D.I.Y. Collection designed by studioA27 (Design Studio Lars Vejen & Taijiro Ishiko Design) was on 5th-7th of March 2020 launched at the International Gift Show in Tokyo Big Site! The concept behind the series is to bring attention to the carefully crafted and ultimate quality strings by T.S. Brand (Fuji, Japan) and use these […]
More Danish design to Japan with the launch of the Hirata Gen Collection in Tokyo on February 18th 2020! Designer behind is Lars Vejen in collaboration with Japanese designer Taijiro Ishiko. Read more here
More Danish design to Japan with the launch of the Hirata Gen Collection in Tokyo on February 18th 2020! Designer behind is Lars Vejen in collaboration with Japanese designer Taijiro Ishiko.
As part of the Danish Arts Foundations project “Arts in residence”, the ENSO lamp designed by Design Studio Lars Vejen and manufactured in Japan by Kohseki, is now part of the interior at the Royal Danish Embassy in London. Thank you to the Danish Arts Foundation, the Danish Embassy in London and to Lifestyle and […]
A creative collaboration by Design Studio Lars Vejen and Taijiro Ishiko Design. Based on our individual backgrounds, we work to join Danish and Japanese aesthetics in new and long lasting designs. We are as our clients, dedicated to honor and embrace the best from both traditional craftsmanship and modern technology, always aiming to reach the […]
Dear all I look back at yet another exciting year with wonderful, creative challenges and look forward to much more to come! With one of my this year favourite pictures taken on my way from Indonesia to Japan, I wish you all my best wishes for a long, happy, healthy and fun new year! Lars
British journalist Clare Dowdy article on the “Japandi” style – Lars Vejen interviewed for BBC designed online – read full article here
RHANDERS launches a new product line designed by Lars Vejen. Founded in 1811, RHANDERS is one of the finest and longest standing glove-makers in the world. Originally named Randers Garveri & Handskefabrik, then shortened to Randers Handskefabrik and later Randers Handsker, the company has delivered gloves and leather goods to royal families since its inception. […]
Video and interview documentation of the “Design Collaboration by Lars Vejen, Japan – Denmark 150 years” by FARVE studio from Tokyo. Click here to watch
Danish newspaper BØRSEN featured a story about Danish Architect and Designer Lars Vejen portrayed partly in his private home and partly in his design studio – both located in same building in the historic part of Aarhus named “Frederiksbjerg”. See and read (Danish only) here
darc is the only international magazine dedicated to decorative lighting in architecture and interior design. Read about the Red Dot awarded FACET wall lamp from Danish manufacturer Light-Point designed by Danish designer Lars Vejen. Read the online magazine here (story on page 94)
Designed by Lars Vejen for Vahle using the extraordinary solid wood planks from Dinesen! The result of this unique collaboration was recently nominated for a Danish Design Award 2019
Designed by Lars Vejen for Vahle using the extraordinary solid wood planks from Dinesen! The result of this unique collaboration now nominated for a Danish Design Award 2019 in the “Feel Good” category! Winners to be revealed at the award show on May 13th!
FACET wall lamp designed by Lars Vejen for Light-Point awarded the prestigious German Red Dot Design Award 2019 for high design quality!
FACET wall lamp awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2019. Designed by Lars Vejen for Danish lamp manufacturer Light-Point.
The Danish Arts Foundation has acquired ENSO – a pendant lamp designed by Lars Vejen for Japanese manufacturer Kohseki. ENSO is handmade in Kyoto, Japan using only the best materials in combination with modern LED light technology. Photo at restaurant OGATA in Kyoto by photographer Dejan Alankhan.
First design by studioA27 is a dining chair named FLOAT designed for Danish brand Motarasu. Launch at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2019. Danish Architect Lars Vejen and Japanese Designer Taijiro Ishiko have founded a design partnership under the name studioA27. They are running their individual design studios based in Denmark and Japan but have chosen to […]
Danish Architect Lars Vejen and Japanese Designer Taijiro Ishiko have founded a design partnership under the name studioA27. They are running their individual design studios based in Denmark and Japan but have chosen to also collaborate using their different cultural backgrounds and skills to create shared projects. First design by studioA27 is a dining chair […]
When new Danish design brand MOTARASU launches at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2019 it will include also the launch of a collaboration with new Danish/Japanese design duo “studioA27” founded by Lars Vejen and Taijiro Ishiko. Meet the designers at the opening day – February 5th 2019 – at stand B09:38
Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten wrote this good story (text in Danish) of how passion for architecture, design and craftsmanship balance with also business. With new door designs by Lars Vejen, Vahle door opens a new chapter with their own door design collection completing the service they are well known for; bespoke doors for both interior […]
ELLE Decoration (Denmark) story of what Japanese call “Ikigai”; in short described as the balance obtained when you spend your life doing something you are both good at and enjoy doing!
Dear all With a few selected pictures I wish to share some of the amazing moments of my year 2018. This one a little more amazing than “usual”…! Awards, meeting new cultures, exiting design challenges, a home in Japan and new professional partnerships. Thank you all for being and taking part in my journey through […]
A door is not just a door! A door is the first and also often only part of a building you actually touch. It is a vital part of architecture both physically and as active part of design. Read the story of VAHLE door and their collaboration with Design Studio Lars Vejen in VOL. magazine […]
RONG DESIGN LIBRARY is located in the beautiful contryside amongst rice fields and mountains outside Hangzhou (Yuhang village) and founded to research and collect knowledge about the traditional crafts of China. Lars Vejen was invited as guest designer in a one month stay to design and develop new designs based on collaborations with local craftsmen […]
ARTONE gallery invited Design Studio Lars Vejen to exhibit and the exhibition will be telling the story of how ideas are realised though collaborations and finding their ways into the peoples homes and lifes. The exhibition is also the launch of a new modular housing concept “Njordrum” on which Design Studio Lars Vejen is involved […]
When Lars Vejen on 20/9 2018 was awarded “Designer of the year” and presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary, Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten added the news to their “editors choice” (Danish text only)
When Lars Vejen during October will work in Hangzhou, China – invited to design for traditional Chinese craftsmen – a small exhibition is set up at the progressive ARTONE gallery! ARTONE gallery invited Design Studio Lars Vejen to exhibit and the exhibition will be telling the story of how ideas are realised though collaborations and […]
Design Studio Lars Vejen invited to be part of ‘Denmark open days’ during ‘Sarugaku Matsuri’ festival at The Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo (7th and 8th of October 2018) Join the festival, meet awarded ‘Designer of the year 2018’ Lars Vejen and see selected works designed for Japanese wood turning company Gato Mikio
Lars Vejen awarded “Designer of the year” 2018 by Design Awards! H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary of Denmark presented this prestigious award as guest of honor at the award show in Copenhagen!
Lars Vejen awarded by DESIGN AWARDS 2018 in the prestigious category “Designer of the year”. The award was presented by H.R.H. Crown Princess Mary at the award show in Copenhagen Thursday 20th of September 2018.
All nominees for Design Awards “Designer of The Year” and all other categories 2018 now published! Winners to be revealed at the award show on September 20. Fingers crossed, congratulations to all nominees and thank you Bo Bedre, Boligmagasinet, Nordic Living and Costume Living for the nomination!
Design Awards is founded by Denmarks leading design- and life style magasines and has in 2018 nominated Lars Vejen as “Designer of the year”! Thank you for this prestigious nomination and your interest in my work! I am looking very much forward to the Award Show and a great night in good company! Thank you!!! […]
Design Studio Lars Vejen will be part of this first Aarhus Design Week taking place from 23. – 30. of August 2018 at Salling Rooftop in Aarhus, Denmark. “Touch the ceiling” when Lars Vejen exhibits his world news and award winning “fermacell ACOUSTIC“, hear the story behind and how design makes a difference for both […]
DANSK house of design is telling the stories of Danish Design to the people of Brasil! Design Studio Lars Vejen featured with a designer portrait, selected design works and a thorough review of Lars Vejens latest big exhibition in Japan and Denmark, celebrating the 150-years trade anniversary between Japan and Denmark. Read and see the […]
The Danish Arts Foundation have granted Design Studio Lars Vejen with a working grant to support the continuous work towards good quality in both design, handcraft and production.
Cover story and portrait in Danish life style magazine VOL. about the power of good design, Lars Vejens passion for his second home country Japan and the many new designs realised through close and personal collaborations. Interview by Rune H. Jensen, portrait by Dejan Alankhan. Click here to read online
This series of exclusive solid wooden doors are ideated and designed to match the unique floor by Danish manufacturer DINESEN. Minimalistic design paired with superior handcraft and knowledge on solid wood have made it possible to integrate the very DNA of Dinesen floors in the FRAMED door series; solid wood in impressive dimensions limited only […]
Portrait by Journalist Helle Kjærulf in VILLA (exclusive addition to leading Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten) with focus on the special bond between Lars Vejen, his life, work and second home in Japan. Click to read full portrait (text in Danish only)
Leading Danish design and interior magazine BO BEDRE features the new and unique interior door designed by Lars Vejen; Dinesen FRAMED by Vahle FRAMED is the perfect example of balance between design, first class materials, unique handcraft and architecture. The design mirrors the impressive lenght and width of Dinesen solid wood floor planks and are […]
Scan Magazine is a unique English-language showcase for Scandinavian countries. It appeals to all those who have a relationship with or a connection to these countries and features fermacell ACOUSTIC and Lars Vejen in this March 2018 edition. Read online here
World news acoustic ceiling “fermacell ACOUSTIC” awarded the prestigious iF DESIGN AWARD 2018! See more
Portrait from interview and visit at Design Studio Lars Vejen by Danish news media “Fyens Stiftstidende” and “Fyns Amts Avis” by Journalist Trine Grauholm. Photo by Jens Thaysen Read and see the portrait (Danish text only)
The exhibition DESIGN COLLABORATIONS by Lars Vejen has been awarded by the Danish Arts Foundation – see and explore the many and diverse new designs created by Lars Vejen in close collaboration with Japanese and Danish craftsmen and manufacturing companies. The exhibition is open at Gallery A. Petersen Collection & Craft in Copenhagen until 11/2 […]
Her Royal Highness Princess Benedikte of Denmark enjoyed a private guided tour at the DESIGN COLLABORATIONS exhibition at Gallery A. Petersen in Copenhagen. Gallery owners Kari Svarre and Anders Petersen together with Architect Lars Vejen welcomed the princess to an exclusive tour and storytelling of the exhibition. Photos by Hanne Juul, Billed Bladet. See more […]
The exhibition DESIGN COLLABORATIONS by Lars Vejen rates four out of six hearts in Danish newspaper Politiken – read the review (Danish only) Design – Udstilling Design Collaborations Lars Vejen Politiken_Kultur 14-12-2017
Two succesfull exhibitions has now been realised – one at The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts in Kyoto, Japan (3/11 – 3/12 2017) and one at Gallery A. Petersen Collection & Craft in Copenhagen, Denmark (8/12 2017 – 11/2 2018). Both exhibiting almost the 30 new designs by Lars Vejen created in close collaboration with Japanese and Danish craftsmen […]
Leading Danish interior design magazine BO BEDRE writes about the near thirty new designs by Lars Vejen created with Japanese and Danish craftsmen and manufacturing companies – all as part of Lars Vejens project and exhibition named DESIGN COLLABORATIONS (Danish text only) BoBedre December 2017 Lars Vejen Design Collaborations Japan_Denmark 150 years exhibition
The annual magazine “Kyoto City Graph” interviewed Lars Vejen on his project and collaborations with Japanese and Danish craftsmen and manufacturing companies ahead of the exhibition opening in Kyoto and Copenhagen (Japanese text only) Kyoto City Graph Lars Vejen 2017
2017 is the 150 anniversary year of trade and collaboration between Japan and Denmark. As a contribution to the celebration Lars Vejen will be curating a new DESIGN COLLABORATIONS event with an exhibition at The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts in Kyoto, Japan, at Gallery A. Petersen Collection & Craft in Copenhagen, Denmark and online. The […]
Read the story and see images of an old bakery transformed into a modern family home Bageri er genindrettet som moderne levehus designet af Arkitekt Lars Vejen
Story at online magazine DANISH™️ about “Design Collaborations / Japan – Denmark 150 years” – exhibition by Lars Vejen. Opening at Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts “Fureikan” November 3rd 2017 Read the story
Designer portrait on Lars Vejen in Danish newspaper “Jyllands Posten”. Click link to read online (text in Danish only)JYLLANDS POSTEN Designer portræt Lars Vejen 20170101
The story of Lars Vejens design and collaboration with heavy industries and what design and synergies can do. Click link to read online (text in Danish only)DIALOG magasin #31 Lars Vejen artikel i magasinet DIALOG 2016
Designer portrait on Lars Vejen in Danish newspaper “Politiken”. Click link to read online (text in Danish only)POLITIKEN Designer portræt Lars Vejen 20160410
Designer portrait on Lars Vejen in Danish newspaper “Jyllands Posten”. Click link to read online (text in Danish only)JYLLANDS POSTEN Designer portræt Lars Vejen 20140417
2017 is the 150 anniversary year of trade and collaboration between Japan and Denmark. As a contribution to the celebration Lars Vejen will be curating a new DESIGN COLLABORATIONS event with an exhibition at The Kyoto Museum of Traditional Crafts in Japan and online. The exhibitions will show new designs by Lars Vejen created in […]
First collaboration in Japan for Danish Architect and Designer Lars Vejen has just been signed with the Kyoto based company KOHSEKI – the first company in Japan to discover the wonderful synergy of traditional Japanese architecture and Danish furniture. Today a leading supplier of Danish exclusive vintage design to high end projects both within and […]
1st of September 2016 I celebrate 2 years with my own design studio and 20 years of professional work with Architecture and Design! It has been a fantastic journey and I wish to thank both those of you I have worked with since the very beginning and the many new people in companies today part […]
With the intention to create a rational manufactured yet absolute best quality door series, Vahle and Lars Vejen agreed to develop the three series named HAVANA, BARCODE and GRADIENT. With innovative design in a system making the doors balance between standard and customized it is succeeded to maintain absolute best handcrafted quality while at the […]
Interview by Formica at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2015 about Lars Vejens use of HPL (high pressure laminate) in his design for Swedish outdoor manufacturer HAGS. Click here to see interview
Imagine how Danish Design by Lars Vejen can change Sweden! Big words and thought by Design writer Angeline Eriksson in The Local.
Danish magazine “Building+Architecture” portrait on Lars Vejen. Click link to read online (text in Danish only) Byggeri+Arkitektur #55 portrait Lars Vejen
Danish lifestyle and design magazine BO BEDRE portrait on Lars Vejen. Click link to read online (text in Danish only) BO BEDRE Lars Vejen September 2013