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TOOLS

Contact : Rentemestervej 23A 2400 Copenhagen NV - Danemark

Ph. (+45) 38 19 41 14

email@toolsdesign.dk
www.toolsdesign.com
 
RESUME

Tools Design was founded in 1989 by Industrial Designer Claus Jensen and Industrial Designer/Architect Henrik Holbæk.
Claus Jensen is born in 1966 in Copenhagen and graduated in 1992 from The Danish Design School, Copenhagen.
Henrik Holbæk is born in 1960 in Copenhagen and graduated in 1990 from The Royal Academy of Arts, dept. of Industrial Design, Copenhagen
Today the studio is placed in the old industrial area in north west of Copenhagen - today the creative area.
With more than 85 awards and distinctions Tools Design rank amongst Denmark most awarded designers. Tools Design have represented Danish design on several international exhibitions.
The products of Tools Design are often characterized by a simplistic and innovative approach. The portfolio ranges from electronics and medical equipment to household products.
The design philosophy of Tools design is to put "something extra" into the products. The strength of the studio is to manage product design and communication to create lifestyle design.


CLIENTS

Eva Solo/Eva Denmark A/S
George Jensen A/S
Rosendahl A/S
Ambu A/S
BarcoNet A/S
Sophus Berendsen A/S
Arla Foods Amba
Replogle Globes Inc.
a.o.


FIELDS OF ACTIVITY

Industrial design
Product design
Live style design
Corporate design
Graphic design
Packaging
a.o.


LECTURES

Tools Design has lectured on Danish design and design in general at several occasions.


EXHIBITIONS

Tools Design has represented Danish design on several international exhibitions.


AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS - PRODUCTS

Tea-maker
Red Dot 2005 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2005 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.

Milk and Sugar set
Red Dot 2005 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
Expo 2005 * Aichi, Japan.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2005 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.

Eva Solo (01) flatware
Expo 2005 * Aichi, Japan.

Bird Table
IF Design Award 2005 * Industrie Forum Design Hannover, Germany.
Red Dot 2004 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2004
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2004 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.

Self-watering Flowerpot
Red Dot 2004 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
DesignPlus 2004 * Ambiente Frankfurt, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2004
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2004 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.
Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2005 Silver Winner * BusinessWeek magazine and IDSA, USA.

Rain Gauge
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2004 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.

Knife Magnets
Red Dot 2004 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.

Barrel Grill
Best New Product 2005 * New York International Gift Fair, USA.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2004 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.
Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2005 Gold Winner * BusinessWeek magazine and IDSA, USA.

Universal Mediaholder
Red Dot 2003 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2004

Tumblers
Formland Award 2003 * Formland Fair, Denmark.

CafeSolo(tm)
Form 2003 * Tendence, Frankfurt, Germany.
Grand Prix de l´Art de Vivre 2003 * Maison & Objet Paris, France.
Résidences décoration "tout l ´esprit" 2003 * Maison & Objet Paris, France.
DesignPlus 2004 * Ambiente Frankfurt, Germany.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2004 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.
Danish Design Project 2004, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.
Industrial Design Excellence Award (IDEA) 2005 Gold Winner * BusinessWeek magazine and IDSA, USA.
Forma-product 1st price 2004 - Furnishing and tabletop * Forma-fair, Finland.

Kitchen Scales
Form 2002 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
Excellence in Housewares Award 2002 * London, United Kingdom.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2002 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stuttgart, Germany.

Drip-free Carafe
Formland Award 2002 * Formland Fair, Denmark.
Form 2002 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
DesignPlus 2003 * Ambiente Frankfurt, Germany.
Red Dot 2003 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2004 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stutgartt, Germany.
Danish Design Project 2004, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA.
Expo 2005 * Aichi, Japan.

Self-watering Planter Vase
Form 2002 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
Red Dot 2003 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2003

Spice Set
I Nuovissimi Trend Award 2001 * Macef Milan, Italy.

Bread Bin
I Nuovissimi Trend 2001 * Macef Milan, Italy.
Red Dot 2001 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
Les Découvertes 2002 * Maison et Objet Paris, France.

Credit Card Holder
I Nuovissimi Trend 2001 * Macef Milan, Italy.

Garlic Press
Formland Award 2001 * Formland Fair, Denmark.
Form 2002 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
Madam Figaro a aime 2004 * Maison & Objet Paris, France.

Ice Cube Cooler
Form 2000 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2001
Grand Prix de l ´Art de Vivre 2003 * Maison & Objet Paris, France.

Set of Spoons and Spatula
Form 2000 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2001

Knife Stand
Form 2000 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
Red Dot 2000 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2001
IF Design Award 2001 * Industrie Forum Design Hannover, Germany.

Thermos Flask and Jug
Form 2000 * Tendence Frankfurt, Germany.
Red Dot 2000 * Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen, Germany.
Expo 2000 * Hannover, Germany.
The International Design Yearbook 2001
IF Design Award 2001 * Industrie Forum Design Hannover, Germany.
Les Découvertes 2002 * Maison et Objet Paris, France.
Baden-Württemberg International Design Award 2002 "Focus Silber" * Design Center Stuttgart, Germany.
Expo 2005 * Aichi, Japan.

Citrus Squeezer
Formland Award 1999 * Formland Fair, Denmark.
The International Design Yearbook 2001
IF Design Award 2002 * Industrie Forum Design Hannover, Germany.
The Gourmet Retailer "Aisle by Aisle" Contest Winner 2003 * Gourmet Products Show, USA.

Potholders
Formland Award 1997 * Formland Fair, Denmark.

Prosystem CD-rack
Formland Award 1994 * Formland Fair, Denmark.
Design of the Year 1994 * "Bo Bedre magazine", Denmark.

CD25 CD-browser
Innovations 1994 * Consumer Electronics Show Chicago, USA.

Bottle opener
Formland Award 1997 * Formland Fair, Denmark.

Tea ball
Formland Award 1996 * Formland Fair, Denmark.

Lemon squeezer
Formland Award 1995 * Formland Fair, Denmark.

Star tealight holder
Formland Award 1993 * Formland Fair, Denmark.


Souvenir puzzel
Formland Award 1994 * Formland Fair, Denmark.

Glass rack
DesignPlus 1995 * Ambiente Frankfurt, Germany.


Awards and distinctions - studio
Top 100 - 2002/2003 - rank 6 in "Household, Kitchen and Bath" * Ranking Design, Germany.
Top 100 - 2004/2005 - rank 2 in "Leisure, Sports and Play" * Ranking Design, Germany.
Top 20 - 2004/2005 - rank 17 in "Overall Ranking" * Ranking Design, Germany.
IDEA 2005 - rank 5 "Design Firms" * BusinessWeek magazine and IDSA, USA.


tea-maker Eva Solo

grill Eva Solo

self-watering flowerpot Eva Solo

globe @

bird table Eva Solo

coffee-maker Cafesolo(tm)

telephone Echo 08

garlic press Eva Solo

bread bin Eva Solo

ice cube cooler Eva Solo

knife stand Eva Solo

set of spoons and spatula Eva Solo

transport container

potholders Eva Solo

Cd-rack CD25

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