Pernille Andersen 78'. Danish set designer, design collector, curator and creative consultant.
Cand.Design, MFA in furniture and spacial design from The Royal Danish Academy of Design in Copenhagen.
Pernille has lived and worked in Berlin and has done collaborations with publishers like Gestalten, Birkhäuser, KW Institute for contemporary Art, production company Studio Chérie and a pile of talented photographers and artists.
Her work has been published in Wallpaper Magazine, Sight Unseen, ELLE decoration, L'ArcoBaleno, Milk Decoration, Pamono, Schön! Magazine, Ignant, Œ Magazine and many more..
'I am a collector of stories. Passionate about art, I collect objets trouvés, that are then often re-explored and utilized to create installations to inspire projects. I have a strong interest in aesthetics, historic architectural details, shapes, colours and material textures. My focus goes to the emotional feeling that beautiful design can generate, when entering a room, or an open space. The very same feeling when holding an old object in your hand embraced with stories, as when reading a beautiful poem. These moments are key vehicles when I design. They guide me to understand the complexity of design and communication.'
'My design philosophy is build on a conceptual approach inspired by the unexpected, and with a strong aesthetic and analytical eye, generating results that are unique of their kind. Brand strategy, storytelling, aesthetics, signature and material detail, are key elements in my designs.'
Portrait by photo journalist Benita Marcussen