Interview with Cecilie Manz in Cologne

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The woman behind the Trend Book: Cecilie Manz is considered one of the most prominent representatives of the young and successful product and furniture design currently coming from Denmark and was recently presented with the Bruno Mathsson Award 2009. Born in 1972, the designer trained in Copenhagen and Helsinki and has been running her own design studio in Copenhagen since 1998. Her clients include firms like Fritz Hansen, Mooment, LightYears, Nils Holger Moormann and glass manufacturer Holmegaard. Cecilie doesn’t really like giving interviews, but the exceptional designer has an infallible instinct for colours, trends and materials, as shown by her work on the imm cologne’s Trend Book 2010. But her real strength is her authenticity. And so, whilst her answers might be short, they are highly pertinent.  

 

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