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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.

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

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

godsbanen.dk

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

please welcome!

Kolding Kommunikation

March 12, 2019

Please welcome Kolding Kommunikation! We just designed a new website and created the illustrations for the communication company – simple, quick and fresh. We wish them all the best, and hope to do some interesting business together. “Kolding Kommunikation helps your company or organization lift your social responsibility. Bringing you from challenge to strategy to

posters & art

Kurt Trampedach

October 1, 2018

3 new posters and 3 new postcards designed by Lower East for Kunsten. Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg – for the current exhibition about the danish artist Kurt Trampedach – Dark Encounters. About the artist and the exhibition – from the museums website; “When it comes to modern Danish art, Kurt Trampedach (1943-2013) is now

exploring glass

Glass, fashion & fantasy

August 21, 2018

GLASS fashion & fantasy – the interesting summer exhibition at the danish Hempel Glass Museum – Lower East did the graphic design of the catalogue for the exhibition. “With GLASS fashion & fantasy, the museum wants to explore how the special qualities of the glass, such as transparency, fragility, richness of colours and dangerousness can

summer greetings

Summer postcards

July 16, 2018

A series of summer greeting postcards – designed & illustrated by our lovely intern Pi Bartholdy, who (for some strange reason) dived into the theme of fish and creatures from the past. We added text about us and our work to the postcards – and wish you all a wonderful summer!     we are

vilhelm lundstrøm

Art posters

March 14, 2018

We designed a series of four posters for the exhibition “Vilhelm Lundstrøm og den gode smag“ (Vilhelm Lundstrøm & the epitome of good taste) at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art in Aalborg, Denmark. Here you can see all the posters – if you want to own one or more of these master pieces, you can buy

it’s cookbook design

Words from the designer, Helle Marietta

December 18, 2017

  “Food that make people talk to each other, Camillo’s Kitchen”, written by Jørgen Smidstrup, designed and illustrated by Helle Marietta. The Camillo cookbook project has been an amazing “con amore” project for Jørgen and me and a big part of our lives for the last years. While Jørgen (aka Camillo) has been developing all

let’s talk art

Graphic stuff for the museum

December 10, 2017

For the Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelt’s Museum in Denmark we did the graphic stuff for the exhibition A Fabulous Encounter (Rencontre Fabulous in the French, and Eventyrlig Dialog in the Danish). The exhibition is a meeting and a dialogue between paintings of the CoBrA artist Carl-Henning Pedersen and the sculptures created by H.R.H. Prince Henrik. It was

poster

Gone fishing

October 12, 2017

For our ‘con amore’ project Camillo’s Kitchen we have created a poster with fish – illustrated by the creative Juliana Toro. You find almost 40 different fish on the poster, and their names in english, danish, german, spanish and italian. “Gone Fishing. Camillo’s Kitchen“ is the perfect kitchen or restaurant poster. We have the posters in A3 and

History ...

Roman Ondak

August 29, 2017

The exiting exhibition ‘Roman Ondak. History Repeats Itself’ are running until September 17th at Kunsten Museum of Modern Art in Aalborg, Denmark. We had the pleasure to design the book for the exhibition by the Slovakian artist Roman Ondak. The book is enriched by very good photos from the opening days of ‘History Repeats Itself’ and

the cookbook

work in progress – cookbook from Camillo’s Kitchen

August 27, 2017

During the next week or so we will finalize the design, the writing and the editing of the cookbook from Camillo’s Kitchen. Then we’ll send it off to the printing house – and cross what ever we have that everything will work out in the best way. Launch and tour dates to be announced very soon. The

50 Years

50 Voices of Design

August 24, 2017

The Design School Kolding has 50th anniversary this year – to celebrate that they have (among a lot other activities) published a very fine book 50 designers, graduated from the school, tell their story in the book, and give an insight in the world of design and designers – Lower East’s Helle Marietta Pedersen is one

57 glass artists

Young Glass 2017

August 16, 2017

Lower East attended the big opening of the exhibition YOUNG GLASS 2017 at Glasmuseet Ebeltoft. We met a lot of  talented glass artists from all over the world. The exhibition is amazing and playful – showing surprising new directions in glass art. On show in Ebeltoft until 29th October 2017. photo: Artwork by Sarah Gilbert.

design museum

Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich

August 2, 2017

A short Lower East visit at Museum für Gestalting, the design museum in Zürich. Switzerland’s leading design and visual communication museum. While the main building are being renovated, all activities are placed in the Schaudepot. The museum is always worth a visit! Next very interesting exhibition will be “Stefan Sagmeister. My Collection“. Opening in October 2017. Check

behind the scenes

Words from the intern

June 21, 2017

Hello, my name is Manne. I am 30 years old and from Copenhagen, Denmark. I am studying my master degree in co-design and visual communication, at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. As a part of my education, I have been doing an internship at the Lower East Lab, a creative workspace