Partnerships – In search of like minds
August Sandgren was a great collaborator. He forged partnerships with renowned Danish designers Axel Salto, Kay Bojesen, Jais Nielsen and other applied artists to create more functional and aesthetic products. Furthermore the Sandgren Society was founded to allow experts in different artistic fields to share and combine their knowledge. Today, we aim to do the same and are constantly searching for partners, who can help us create a whole that is greater than just the sum of its parts. We firmly believe that this is how companies can achieve great things these days.
The best examples of this philosophy at present are our partnerships with:
Designer Anne Heinsvig
In case you don’t know Anne Heinsvig, you can look forward to meeting her creative mind, energetic personality and positive attitude. She is originally educated from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, the Department for Industrial Design. Since then, she has worked with Corporate Interior Design, Furniture Design as well as Product Design. Previously she worked for Gubi.com and designed for hay.dk. Today she is one of the partners at Willerup&Heinsvig Architects.
Designer Diana Holstein
Like an ambassador of beauty, Diana and her creations catch the eyes of the choosy ones. Her exquisite expression and uncompromising craftsmanship have secured her design tasks for brands like Tiffany & Co, Ralph Lauren, Royal Copenhagen, Georg Jensen and August Sandgren. Diana is originally educated at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation, the Department for Applied Art and later at the Institute of Precious Metals, Copenhagen.
Designer Margrethe Odgaard
It is impossible not to feel inspired, when talking to Margrethe – both due to her personality and her impressive talent for colours and patterns. We were lucky to meet her on a day, where she felt generous and therefore agreed to collaborate with us on the colours and patterns of the bookbox and some of our upcoming designs. Margrethe is educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in 2005 and with further studies at the Rhode Island School of Design in the United States.
Designer Øivind Alexander Slaatto
We think Øivind is one of the most talented designers in Denmark, and we are proud to have him as a friend and inspiration. Øivind is the designer behind some of the upcoming August Sandgren boxes as he understands our heritage and designs with the same simplicity yet generosity as August would have. Øivind always tries to find simple, obvious but poetic solutions. He is educated at the Danish Design Academy and studied at the Royal Danish Music Conservatory.
This company shares the same passion for craftsmanship, quality and design as we do. It is amongst the most impressive family-owned businesses with a visionary leader and a strong team. That is why we use their materials for our textile products.
Working in partnerships with brands like ours, Molamil helps to build meaningful digital experiences. And just like us they aim to be the best at what they do, which has been recognised by several international design award committees.
We are always on the look out for new partnerships. If you would like to work with us, simply email email@example.com with your ideas.