Maria Bruun & Anne Dorthe Vester
Since 2012, Danish architect Anne Dorthe Vester and designer Maria Bruun have joined forces to craft objects at the intersection of architecture, design, and art. Their creations often delve into abstractions, such as idioms and functional hybrids, while exploring the aesthetics of materials and form within their spatial context. Each piece is meticulously detailed, reflecting their unwavering dedication to craftsmanship.
Maria Bruun, a Copenhagen-based designer, proudly continues Denmark's rich design heritage with a unique vision. Her mission extends beyond functionalism, striving to develop designs and furniture that resonate with the essence of their time and place. Maria's design process is characterized by close collaboration with master craftsmen, ensuring that her creations are not only aesthetically pleasing but also exhibit an exceptional level of craftsmanship. Recognized for her collaborative approach and innovative design methods, Maria was honored in May 2022 with the prestigious Wegner Prize.
Anne Dorthe Vester, a Danish architect, centers her practice on the meticulous study and manipulation of materials. Whether her projects are grand or intimate in scope, Anne's focus is on unveiling the innate characteristics and technical possibilities of materials. Craftsmanship holds a pivotal role in her creative process and deepening her comprehension of materials. Anne's work is born from an experimental and explorative philosophy, firmly rooted in the esteemed tradition of Danish design.