Nikolaj Steenfatt


Nikolaj Steenfatt
+45 60 15 99 40
Kunstakademiets Designskole


I am a Copenhagen based Product - and Furniture Designer, educated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in 2013.

My work is driven by an interest in materials, surface structures and alternative production processes. I find inspiration in intuitive experiments. If you combine this with research and analysis, the experiments can turn into functional design. Good design is for me about challenging the process and our expectations for the aesthetic expression, without compromising on the functionality. By a conceptual approach I consciously aim to let the randomness be a part of my working process. The randomness can be a key to create products that on one hand are unique with a character as if it was handmade, and on the other hand are made in a process similar to an industrial production process.


Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design
Master Degree- furniture and spatial design
Copenhagen, Denmark
September 2010 – June 2013

Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design
Bachelor Degree- furniture and spatial design
Copenhagen, Denmark
September 2007 – June 2010


Ett la benn - berlin - 2011/2012


Prizes and Grants:
Nationalbankens jubilæumsfonds legat - 2013
The Grete Jalk price of Honour - 2012
SYDFORM 11 - LE Gant Scholarship - 2011

SUPEROBJEKT Edition One - Museumsbygningen, Copenhagen, November 2013
AFSÆT / IMPETUS - Holmen, Copenhagen, November 2013
Sydform 10 Stipendiater – Anniversary Exhibition, Helsingborg, Sweden, November 2013
Graduation Summer 2013 - new profiles in architecture and design, Holmen, Copenhagen , june 2013
Sydform 10 stipendiater, Malmø, Sweden, June 2013
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2013, Stockholm, Sweden, February 2013
Stolen, talentet og møbelarkitekten, library - Holmen , Copenhagen, January 2013
CODE 11, Bellacentret, Copenhagen, August 2011
SYDFORM 11, Karlskrona, Sweden, May 2011
Dialogmøbel, Carlsberg, Copenhagen, May 2011
SYDFORM 11, Malmø, Sweden, Aprill 2011
CODE 10, Bellacentret, Copenhagen, August 2010
Skitser i træ, Fields, Copenhagen, August 2010
SYDFORM 10, Karlskrona, Sweden, May 2010
SYDFORM 10, Malmø, Sweden, Marts - Aprill 2010
Polsterkonkurrence, DesignMuseum Danmark, Copenhagen, Aprill 2010
Vesterbro Kunstfestival, Remisen Copenhagen, May 2009
CODE 09, Bellacentret, Copenhgen, August 2009