Lower East

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This is the blog for lower east & lower east lab. A mix of stuff from our design & communication world (things we do, things we have done, and things we experience and get inspired from) and news from our lab – where all kind of actions and experiments can happen – that be workshops, creative meetings, urban safaris (with focus on start up, architecture, design or food), and exhibitions, events, dinners and a lot more.

Raum Ø in Berlin

Dinner & art

April 22, 2024

“Raum Ø“ in Lower East Lab & Camillo’s Kitchen Lab. Raum Ø is a series of dinners and an art project by the Danish, Berlin-based, artist Solvejg Hockings. She has created a very interesting and important project, where she invites teenagers out for dinner at various locations in Berlin. One of the events we had

Peace & togetherness

Posters for KVINFO

April 3, 2024

The photo exhibition “Peace & Togetherness” draws attention to the fact that we also in Denmark live with neighbors, colleagues and friends who are deeply and personally affected by the current conflicts. At the same time, it emphasizes the global need to be able to live together and in peace, regardless of one’s nationality, ethnicity,

Visit in the lab

Talk, workshop and dinner

October 11, 2023

Visit in our Lower East Lab Berlin from the Danish folk high school Vallekilde Højskole. Over two days in september 2023 we offered two different groups from the school a talk, a workshop, a little urban safari in the city – and a dinner in the evening in our Camillo’s Kitchen. Two very lovely, cosy,

8 March 2023

International Women’s Day 2023

March 7, 2023

Again this year we did the graphic design for KVINFO’s celebration of March 8th at Vega, Copenhagen. Here’s a quick glimpse into some of the graphic work. International Women’s Day (March 8) is the global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for


The cookbooks from Camillo’s Kitchen

December 19, 2022

Three cookbooks from Camillo’s Kitchen, designed, illustrated and published by Lower East. (And sorry only one of them have an English version so far; “Eat & Knit“). The perfect Christmas present, to that person you want to cook for you. “Camillos fornemmelse for sommer“ (Camillos sense of summer), published May 2022, “Spis & Strik“ (Eat

talks in the lab

talks on creative placemaking

November 16, 2022

Back in September ’22 we had this amazing event: Nordic Talks on Creative Placemaking Why are art & culture so integral to the development of thriving, attractive areas? An afternoon in Berlin of art and discussion, where Creative Placemaking takes center stage. Two curated talks in which we explored the ups & downs of utilising both

Lower East Lab Berlin 2022

Present mood in the lab

April 20, 2022

The ‘updated’ lower east lab berlin – ready to welcome (almost) what ever you can come up with We are so happy with our lab, we are full of good, new energy with this place we have had for eight years now – the home of lower east design, lower east lab and camillo’s kitchen

identity & website


January 11, 2022

New visual identity and new website for Kvinfo, Denmark. In the summer & autumn of 2021 we worked on a wonderful task, to develop a new visual identity and website for Kvinfo. In a rewarding, funny, inspiring and trustful cooperation with the leaders and communication people from Kvinfo, our job felt just natural and easy.

new website

Website for ‘Projekt Udenfor’

November 24, 2021

Back in September we launched this fine website for this fine client of ours; ‘Projekt udenfor’ – an organization, that work to improve the conditions for society’s absolutely excluded. They combine outreach street work with collecting and disseminating knowledge about homelessness. They work mainly in Copenhagen and Aarhus in Denmark – and also internationally in a

A new handout

Recent work from Mejeriet

March 24, 2021

We just did this handout for Mejeriet Architects – a 24 pager with recent work from the architects. A bit more info – under our work at this side.

Gender equality

International Women’s Day

March 7, 2021

For Kvinfo, Denmark we did the graphic work for the celebration of March 8th 2021. This year’s celebration is an online event (due to the Covid-19 restrictions) live on zoom and facebook. International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks

New art book

Walking in the Void

January 7, 2021

For Glasmuseet Ebeltoft we designed the book for the exhibition Walking in the Void. The artists behind the exhibition, the American-Swiss couple Philip Baldwin & Monica Guggisberg, rank among the elite of contemporary artists working in glass. Dougald Hine, writer & cofounder of “a school called HOME” contributed to the book with an essay in

Recipe posters

Posters Camillo’s Kitchen

December 21, 2019

Four happy and jolly posters from Camillo’s Kitchen designed and illustrated by lower east. All recipes from the Italian-inspired cookbook from Camillo; spaghetti al limone, risotto ai funghi, polpette and spaghetti with tomato, almonds and basil. The posters are so far mainly in the danish, english editions coming up – the spaghetti with tomato and

Can Lis

Utzon’s house at Mallorca

November 18, 2019

In February 2019 Lower East went on a little inspiration tour to Mallorca, visiting CCA Andratx the centre of contemporary art in Mallorca, checking out the art scene in general, the graphic scene and of course also the food scene on the sunny island. We also tried hard to get into the Jørn Utzon house,

on bauhaus tour

Urban Safari Berlin

November 13, 2019

In September 2019 we arranged and hosted a “Bauhaus Safari“ in Berlin and Dessau for a group of danish architects from the studio Mejeriet. We had three wonderful days together, celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the birth of the Bauhaus movement – and exploring the Bauhaus history; visiting the new Bauhaus Museum Dessau, checked

exhibition design

Chinese Whispers

October 28, 2019

We at Lower East have done the design for the exhibition “Chineses Whispers“ at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark. We have been working on the idea of building an exhibition landscape with transport boxes – that supports the exhibition’s concept of the journey of stories from one country to another. The artworks are on display at the transport

Chinese Whispers

Exhibition design

October 11, 2019

Opening today, Friday October 11th; the exhibition “Chinese Whispers“ at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft, Denmark. A debut! For the first time we at Lower East have done the design for an entire exhibition. We enjoyed the work so much, loved the cooperation with the museum, and are happy and proud of the result. Come by and check

urban safari

Baushaus inspiration

September 8, 2019

We are in the planning of an Urban Safari in Berlin and Dessau – a larger group of architects will be coming to Berlin later this month. We are arranging and hosting the three day tour with Bauhaus as the overall theme. Celebrating – like more or less the rest of the world – the

lower east lab

Explore the lower east lab

May 12, 2019

Explore, use, rent, visit, enjoy the Lower East Lab Berlin. Our lab, placed centrally in lovely Kreuzberg, works as a design studio, a workshop space, a meeting room, a pop-up gallery, a pop-up dinner space, a co-working space, a work-away-from-home space – you can have talks & gatherings – you can use it as a


New website for Godsbanen

March 20, 2019

New website designed and produced by Lower East for the cultural production center Godsbanen in the centre of Aarhus, Denmark. The new site is up & running just now. We are really happy with the result. Thanks to Godsbanen for joyful teamwork and for trusting us in this creative process. We hope you will be tempted