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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: DIS - Study Abroad in Scandinavia 
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Furniture Design 

Scandinavian furniture design has a deep history of considering people, culture, and society. The course will explore these relationships and develop your individual design capabilities through studio assignments, lectures, field studies, and workshop activities. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Study the Danish furniture tradition, as well as the contemporary New Nordic evolution, and engage with Danish design 
  • Develop your design abilities through project-based design assignments in studio where you will utilize the DIS wood workshop to produce your own furniture prototypes 
  • Go on a faculty-led study tour to Sweden and Finland and witness first-hand the Scandinavian design culture and history from the 20th and 21st centuries 

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you are from a professional school or department of architecture or design and wish to fully engage in the studio discourse and workshop activity, and invest time outside of studio hours developing projects. Prior experience with stationary power tools and hand tools is required. 

FDS

CORE COURSE

Furniture Design Studio 
Fall/Spring, 6 Credits 
This intense studio trains you in the design process of furniture prototypes. You will work with conceptual development and production of working drawings, and build prototypes of furniture in part or full. 
Week-Long Study Tour: Finland-Sweden 
Core Course Week: Study tour to Western Denmark + a two-day seminar in Copenhagen 
Prerequisites: Enrollment at a professional school of architecture or design at the junior or senior level. Prior experience with stationary power tools and hand tools is required. 
 
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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.