Kolding Designby
Arts and Design in Kolding

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Koldings kunsthåndværkere

The design capital of Denmark

Kolding does not only offer exciting design institutions, but also uses design to develop and create a city that is interesting to visit and attractive to live in. In Kolding, design is not just a matter of furniture and buildings. It is a way of thinking and a philosophy used throughout the municipality to develop and solve challenges. You can see design concepts transformed into concrete solutions many places in Kolding – here we have compiled some of the best.
Kolding can now pride itself with the prestigious title UNESCO Design City. Kolding is the first city in Denmark to become a part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, and in the Nordic countries, only Helsinki in Finland has been given this acknowledgement so far.

Kolding can now pride itself with the prestigious title UNESCO Design City. Kolding is the first city in Denmark to become a part of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network, and in the Nordic countries, only Helsinki in Finland has been given this acknowledgement so far.

Kunst og design Glaskunst
Arts and crafts galleries

Kolding is rich in craftsmen, visit them as they are working, and buy unique items directly from the local artist. Visited their galleries, potteries, glass factories or other workshops in Kolding.