Winner of the Mentor Award 2020
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.
CALDERA pendant lamp launch
New handcrafted pendant lamp series from LIK designed by Lars Vejen. Handmade in Indonesia using traditionel metal hammering techniques. Read more here
Lars Vejen becomes partner in NJORDRUM
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 […]
FLOAT chair on historic ground
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.
Hirata Gen Collection by FAOD
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)
How to make it as a Danish Designer in Japan: Lars Vejen
Interview by The Royal Danish Embassy in Japan.
Mentor Award 2020 nominee
Architect and Designer Lars Vejen, founder and owner of Design Studio Lars Vejen, nominated for the “Mentor Award” 2020.
Hirata Gen Collection launch in Tokyo 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 by studioA27 launched in Tokyo
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 […]
Dd (Danish Designers) member Lars Vejen launches new furniture collection in Japan
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
FAOD member Lars Vejen launches new furniture collection in Japan
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.
Design Studio Lars Vejen part of “Arts in residence” by Danish Arts Foundation
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 […]
studioA27 website now online!
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 […]
Happy New Year 2020!
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
BBC online interview with Lars Vejen – the rise of “Japandi” style
British journalist Clare Dowdy article on the “Japandi” style – Lars Vejen interviewed for BBC designed online – read full article here
RHANDERS launches design collaboration with Lars Vejen
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 documentation by FARVE studio, Tokyo
Video and interview documentation of the “Design Collaboration by Lars Vejen, Japan – Denmark 150 years” by FARVE studio from Tokyo. Click here to watch
BØRSEN portrait on Lars Vejen, 2019
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 light magazine featuring FACET wall lamp
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)
Dinesen FRAMED by Vahle in excellent company!
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
Dinesen FRAMED by Vahle 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 awarded the German RED DOT design award
FACET wall lamp designed by Lars Vejen for Light-Point awarded the prestigious German Red Dot Design Award 2019 for high design quality!
Red Dot Design Award winner 2019
FACET wall lamp awarded the prestigious Red Dot Design Award 2019. Designed by Lars Vejen for Danish lamp manufacturer Light-Point.
ENSO lamp acquired by the Danish Arts Foundation
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.
Njordrum featured in Bo Bedre magazine, April 2019
The new modular wood house concept named Njordrum is featured in the April issue of leading Danish design and life style magazine, Bo Bedre. Njordrum offers minimised, high quality and sustainable architecture with focus on a strong relation between interior and exterior, between human and nature, material and context. The people behind Njordrum are Architect […]
First product launch by studioA27
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 […]
studioA27 – new Danish/Japanese design partnership
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 […]
MOTARASU launch in Stockholm 2019
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
New business by design and handcrafted quality
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 feat. Lars Vejen on his work and life in Japan
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!
All my best wishes for a happy new year!
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 […]
VAHLE door and Lars Vejen featured in VOL. magazine #55
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 […]
Guest designer at RONG design library, Hangzhou, China
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 […]
Extended “Connecting through design” exhibition in Hangzhou, China
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 […]
JP newspaper – editors choice
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)
Pop-up exhibition “Connecting through design” in Hangzhou, China
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 […]
Lars Vejen takes part in the Sarugaku Matsuri festival in Tokyo
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!
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 nominated “Designer of the year” 2018
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!!! […]
Working grant to Design Studio Lars Vejen
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.
Design Collaborations exhibition review in Politiken
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
Kyoto City Graph 2017
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
Story on rebuilding and renovation project of private villa 2017
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
Article at DANISH™️ published February 10th 2017
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
Jyllands Posten Designer portrait January 1st 2017
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
DIALOG magazine #31 2016
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
Politiken Designer portrait April 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
Jyllands Posten Designer portrait April 2016
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
Interview by Formica at SFF 2015
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
SPIN in top five
Imagine how Danish Design by Lars Vejen can change Sweden! Big words and thought by Design writer Angeline Eriksson in The Local.
Byggeri+Arkitektur #55 2013
Danish magazine “Building+Architecture” portrait on Lars Vejen. Click link to read online (text in Danish only) Byggeri+Arkitektur #55 portrait Lars Vejen
Bo Bedre portrait september 2013
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