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CLIMBING WALL IN ODENSE

En kunstnerisk klatrevæg skal gøre området bag Albani mere attraktivt og skabe bedre forbindelse til Odense Å. Mellem Odense Å og Albani Bryggeriet ligger et lille grønt område. Det har potentiale som en sjov og anderledes pause på en stiforbindelse mellem det kommende nye byområde Thomas B. Thriges Gade og Brogade/Frederiksgade. Området er ejet af […]

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CO-CREATION AND PLAY

Ombygning og indretning af nedslidt atriumgård hos Børnehuset Fuglsang i Ry skaber glæde og rum til herlig leg. Det er ren kommune 3.0. Sådan lyder skudsmålet på den forvandling, der er sket i Børnehuset Fuglsang i Ry. Her har forældre og institutionens personale selv taget ansvar for at ombygge, renovere og nyindrette en 100 kvadratmeter […]

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LANDSKABNING

Landskabning is a Danish wordplay that twists and combines the words for landscape and creation and creature. With the exhibition Landskabning ceramic artist Vinni Hedegaard Frederiksen and designer Maria Kirk Mikkelsen examines the relationship between nature, man and creation. They are inspired by the landscape that surrounds them in their home region known as the […]

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CAFE GESTUS AT HEALTH CENTRE SKANDERBORG

Studio Gemakker has done a total make-over of the cafe in the Health centre Skanderborg. Before the project was initiated the cafe had a very neglected interior with typical white “hospital” walls and lamps that had not been moved to fit the tables. The place was used by both personnel and patients at the Health centre. […]

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WE SALUTE THE SKETCH

Textile designers Helle Gråbæk and Maria Kirk Mikkelsen has done a workshop saluting the sketch. We salute the sketch and that which is unfinished. The incomplete that arouses curiosity and opens for opportunities. Raw edges, the presence of humans and time. We nurture the experimental. A process for the unknown, a manifestation of rapid thinking and […]

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SOCIAL PROJECT; INTERIOR OF THE SHOP NØJSOM

The shop Nøjsom is a social project which purpose is to activate people who receive wellfare payments. Beside working in the shop the unemployed also make the products that are sold there. Designer Maria Kirk Mikkelsen has worked as consultant in connection with the opening of the shop and created the graphic decorations. The brief […]

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FILTER AT THE SHOW PINK POP POLYKROM

The filter is a series of patterned acrylic sheets. The pattern is built up of shadings that create different triangular shapes and combinations. By working with the hatchings on both sides of acrylic sheet a threedimensional effect occurs that gives a flickering effect as the viewer changes position. As the coloured shading overlaps different colours […]

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COLOURS AND PATTERNS FOR SPILOPPEN

In March 2011 the daycare center Spiloppen was inaugurated. It consist of an older building and a large new extension. The building has many functions and inhabits children in the age of 8 months to 6 years. Designer Maria Kirk Mikkelsen was commissioned by Århus Counsil of Art to create a series of wall decorations […]

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JUNGLE WALLPAPER

The jungle wallpaper was born back in the late seventies when my parents let my sister and I create a giant drawing on our bedroom wall. The motif was a jungle. It had animals and beautiful plants. Later in life I realized that not all children are allowed to make drawings on their wall. To […]

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FLORA GUM – A RUBBER STOOL

Floragum is a low stool or small chair, but also a piece of a never-ending floralweft. An artificial meadow where the rubber offers an “unusual aesthetic” which, in the best custom of design, contaminates signs and languages. Dimensions: l 63 cm – W 63 cm – H 40 cm. Floragum is part of Covos Collection: […]

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MAKE UP THE WALL

With a big variety of beautiful aluminum templates you can create you own patterns and decorations on the wall. Make Up The Wall is an interactive wallpaper. The templates can be purchased by contacting Studio Gemakker. 1. Paint the wall in your favourite colour. 2. Place the template on the wall and draw around it. […]

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FOAMROSE – A HANDMADE ROOMDIVIDER

Foamrose is a room divider or screen. It is inspired by old laces and created in a soft foam material. Because of the materiale and the contruction the screen has a positive influence on acustics. Foamrose was created in 2005 for an exhibition at Charlottenborg in Copenhagen. Since then it has been shown in many […]

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PINK AND POWDER, PUF AND PILLOW

Pink and Powder, Puf and Pillow is and art project that was displayed at Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition in 2002. It is a a knitted object created in one piece. It took designer Maria Kirk Mikkelsen several weeks to createon a manual knitting machine in a small summerhouse. A light object with pure expression of human […]

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FLOWER TAPE

An installation in a bus shelter in the north of Denmark. The flower tape brings surprice and joy in an empty space. The pink flower tape and other tape designs can be purchased by contacting Studio Gemakker. Specifications: one roll length 66 m Gem