Moonrise Mirror

Moonrise Mirror Michael Funch together with Vij5 As the moon rotates around the earth it shows itself to us in different shades, marking the different seasons. The balance between dark and light in terms of the moons cycle, defines a time of growth and a fresh start under the first quarter moon: Spring. The Last…

Camp Vibe

Camp Vibe – New Luxury Society is changing and we see an increasingly stressed society captured by the inability to escape work, emails, business calls and a busy city full of noise, traffic and a lack of nature. I believe that in a range over the next ten years we will see an increase of…

Proper Properties

Proper Properties When we look at materials we tend to focus on what the materials are best fore, which is fine. But the result often becomes material that are just glued together to form the perfect functional product. But what if we would force ourselves to look at the materials differently? What if we use…

Bobi

Bobi-New connection A colourful, playful and new idea of gluing a wooden piece of furniture together inspired by the old method: Mortise and Tenon joint. By making two Mortise (female) parts, putting them together and filling it with a fast hardening thermo harder plastic like G27 or P115, I have found a fast and easy…

Knife and Cuttingboard

Knife and Cutting board In many ways this design celebrates the Danish tradition of “smørebrød” witch today reflects in our daily lunch habits. A cutting board that together with the knife is my modern take of an old classic cutting machine used to thinly slice a peace of bread and still said to be the…

About me

Michael Funch Born in Fredensborg DK, educated at the European School of Luxembourg, explored my knowledge of design at Den Skandinaviske Designhøjskole in Randers DK and defined myself as a designer by graduating at the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands. How and why we use materials is important to me and my designs. Materials…

INTERNATIONAL GLASS PRIZE 2015

I am super exited to announce that I have been nominated for the international glass prize with my project Proper Properties. THE PROCESS We are proud to present the second edition of the International Glass Prize (IGP2), a triennial competition for arts, design and crafts. This project is an initiative of the Private Foundation Charlotte…

OPEN WORLD expo

I am proud to be a part of the OPEN WORLD expo at KAZERNE in Eindhoven. No pictures yet of the expo but please visit to see my project Proper Properties. KAZERNE: Techniques, materials and insights to inspire the reshaping of tomorrow’s world In the second exhibition within the OPEN theme, Kazerne is featuring artists and…