Tine Winther Rysgaard


Tine Winther Rysgaard
Kunstakademiets Designskole


Tine Winther Rysgaard graduated from The Royal Danish Academy of Design, Fashion Department, in 2013. During her education she developed a great interest in working with textile manipulation and knitwear.
With a love for the simple as much as the complex, the aesthetic of Tines work reflects a poetic storytelling through contrasts and play with tactility and texture in different materials.


2013: Master's degree at the Royal Danish Acedemy of Fine Arts, Fashion department

2010: Bachelor’s degree at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Fashion department.


2007: Course at designer and artist Helle Mardahl: Illustration and idea development

2006: 4 months stay at The Scandinavian Design Folk School, fashion and textile department. Randers, Jutland

2006: 20 weeks tailor foundation course at the Danish Technical School


2014: Aiayu

2013/14: Stine Goya

2011/12: Rützou

2010: Ohne Titel

2009: MoonSpoon Saloon


2014: Collaboration with Kopenhagen Fur. I was chosen to develop a vintage fur coat in to a new garment for the competition "Pimp my Coat" at the MIFUR Fair in Milan.

2012 - present: Project- and workshop manager in Palestine as part of “Design in Context” - a project organized by The Danish House in Palestine (DHIP) which aims to energize the field of design in Palestine through collaborations with The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts - School of Design, The Fashion and Textile Institute in Beit Sahour and DALIA. Funded by KVINFO.

Oktober 2012: Teacher at Krabbesholm Folk School. One week intensive fashion workshop



2011: Finalist and winner of "The Golden Fur Pin" Fashion category. Competition by Kopenhagen Fur

2010: Finalist and 1st runner-up at the Scandinavian competition "Designer's Nest". Show and exhibition with the collection “The Worms At Heaven’s Gate”

2009: Sustainable Fashion competition by Center of Responsible Design. Winner of the design award with the project “Totems” (Project made with companion Trine Kristoffersen)


2013: Future of Fashion. Graduate show.

2013: Danish Fashion Graduates 2013, event and exhibition at Gl. Strand during CPH Fashion Week.

2011/12: The winners of “The Golden Fur Pin” were exhibited throughout Denmark at design schools and museums.

2011: In collaboration with Trine Kristoffersen, “Totems” made unique pieces for Belgian “La Fortuna Studio” and their sustainable project “The Believers”. The pieces were together with selected upcoming designers photographed and filmed by “La Fortuna Studio”. The film was exhibited during New York Fashion Week and London Fashion Week, September 2011.

2010: My BA project was exhibited at CPH Vision during Copenhagen Fashion Week as a part of the competition “Designer’s Nest”.

2010: The Totems project was a part of “Malmø Festival” in August. The clothes were shown in a movie exclusively made for the festival and it was projected on a building in the city center during the festival as a comment on fashion and sustainability.

2009/2010: The Totems project was exhibited at DDC, The Danish Design Center, among all the finalist from the show held at Terminal 2 in Copenhagen 3rd of December 2009.


Fashion design
Knitwear design
Design research
Idea development
Concept development
Collection develepment
Pattern cutting
Hand- and machine knit
Textile development and manipulation
Embroidery and Embelishment
Sourcing materials
Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator
Project management