Henrik Vibskov has exhibited at PS1 – MoMA in New York, Palais de Tokyo in Paris, ICA in London, Zeeuws Museum in Holland, Kiyomizu-Dera Temple in Kyoto, Japan, Wilhelm Wagendfeld Haus in Bremen, NAI Nederlands Architectuur Instituut in Rotterdam, Holland, The Textile Museum, Washington, USA , just to name a few. He has also designed costumes for numerous operas and performances including collaborations with Hotel Pro Forma, the Oslo Opera house and Brussels Opera house.
Artists and musicians like M.I.A., Björk, The Arctic Monkeys, Sigur Ros, Franz Ferdinand, Lou Reed, LCD Soundsystem or Devendra Banhart have been spotted in Henrik Vibskov’s designs.
The collections are sold through thoroughly selected shops across the globe: 10 Corso Como in Milan, Tom Greyhound in Seoul, RA in Antwerp, Magasin in Moscow, Club 21 in Singapore and his own Henrik Vibskov stores in Copenhagen and New York are a few of the most influential stores, but also countries in the burgeoning markets of the Middle East and Eastern Europe have embraced Henrik’s designs.
Interview with Henrik Vibskov
-What motivated you to join NDA?
We’re currently working towards a higher degree of sustainability which is challenging when you’re a small, creative design company in a big world.
We became interested in the project because you have a vision and want to help others – and particularly because you want to help young mothers gain a creative/design-oriented education. Also, we would like to make a difference in our business and supporting a project that creates a specific kind of value makes more sense to us than throwing out old products.
-Name three things that make the world a better and more beautiful place according to you.
Sharing is caring, freedom and colors.
-Name three things that the world would be better off without.
Hate, selfishness and pollution.
-Are you inspired by Scandinavian trends and culture?
Inspiration can come from anywhere, anytime, but I’m not specifically inspired by Scandinavian culture or trends.
-Who is your typical customer?
We have a large customer base – consisting of both men and women