design and concept development focusing on furniture, products, and branded spaces
through research, analogue and digital prototyping, environmental awareness – and teamwork toward shared and individual goals
because good design unites function and aesthetics, improves quality of life, and shapes optimal space for experiences, learning and business
design companies, retailers, manufacturers, or organisations
Applying a distinctly Scandinavian approach to materials like steel, stone, and wood, Troels Øder Hansen develops minimalist and modular solutions to spatial design – with repetition of shape, colour, and patterns as a signature touch.
All his projects, large or small, are based on the human scale in a search for solutions to concrete design challenges. His work begins on paper, continuing into the digital sphere for rendering and prototyping. Often he takes the concept back to the drawing board for stylistic adjustments.
The light blue outdoor ping pong tables that make up the core of the Pingout project arose from a random meeting with Anders Find. In the same vein, serendipity has been a driving force since Troels found his love for street culture via graffiti and skateboarding in the '90s. His nickname from those days, Dulle, still applies.
As his circle of friends grew older and redirected their creative impulses, they found solid footing on the Copenhagen culture scene of fashion, advertising, design, and art. Troels' first store designs for his long-time friends, the founders of Norse Projects and Wood Wood, were decorated with paintings by HuskMitNavn – another member of the "family". Stores such as Soulland and Streetmachine, also part of the old boys' network, are still among his regular clients.