“We wish to celebrate and promote the products and shops which are uniquely Copenhagen. The ones you can find only here,” says Asger Daugbjerg, founder and partner at CPHmade.
CPHmade is a new network for businesses which develop and/or design – but definitely produce and sell – their products in Copenhagen.
Unique Products with an Interesting Story
“We try to identify what is unique about the city – in this case Copenhagen – and particularly the products which are unique with a story that will be attractive to locals and visitors alike,” says his business partner, Brian Engblad.
The two entrepreneurs run a successful business consultancy, GlobeEight, specializing in innovation and sustainability, and founded CPHmade in September 2011. They were both born and raised in Copenhagen but due to their consultancy work travel throughout the world and have lived in the USA and Singapore, respectively.
Brian Engblad adds: “We have both seen our fair share of airports and main streets on all continents. We started CPHmade because we wanted to move away from the trivial and mainstream and focus on items which possess a certain kind of authenticity, history and dedication in the production process.”
More about CPHmade
Find more information about CPHmade, the members of the network and about the guided tours to the workshops of select members (tours conducted in English will be available from April 2012).
And remember, most of the members of CPHmade sell their wares less than a ten minute bike ride from Avenue Hotel.