Author Archives: Christian Villum

Bringing the Nordic design-DNA to SXSW

    I just returned from attending the SXSW Interactive mega-conference in Austin, Texas, which brings together some 30,000 people from all over the world to discuss technology, trends and the future. With Danish Design Centre we participated with a small delegation to gather inspiration, network and last but not least host a panel discussion […] Read More…

TagTomat book now out

    On March 9 2016, with the new publishing company Ctrl+Alt+Delete Books I've started with Niels Peter Hvillum, we published our first book, 'TagTomat: Vejen til grønne fællesskaber i byen', which translates to something along the lines of 'RooftopTomate: The path to green urban communities'. The book is put together and compiled by Mads Lauritsen from TagTomat; […] Read More…

Launching new Uhrlaut Records podcast

  Today we are excited to kick off a brand new initiative in the Uhrlaut Records universe: Our new podcast, which will come out roughly every second month and feature exclusive dj-mixes by both Uhrlaut artists and other acts and producers that we really admire. First act is Danish electronic music duo Vektormusik, who has […] Read More…

Danish Design Centre at SXSW 2016

  We are a small team from the Danish Design Centre (see ddc.dk) attending this years SXSW conference in Austin, TX on March 10-15 to make a contribution, share our stories and gather inspiration. Specifically we aim to connect Danish design-led businesses to the conference audience and generally to place Danish design on the tech and interactive agenda. […] Read More…

New collaboration between PLADS and K3 Malmö Högskola

With PLADS - the open source concept for urban installations I am developing with Rune Brink Hansen and Majken Overgaard - we have started a collaboration with K3 Malmö Högskola on developing our current project “Udstillingsplads” (Exhibition Space) as part of their Collaborative Media Master Course in the spring semester. Read more here.With PLADS - […] Read More…

Launching Ctrl+Alt+Delete, a new book publishing company

  Today is the launch of Ctrl+Alt+Delete Books, a new book publishing house which I am running with Niels Peter Hvillum. To kick things off we have two titles in the pipeline for publication in March and April: 'TagTomat: Vejen til grønne fællesskaber i byen' and 'Open Source City: Art & Technology experiments in Platform […] Read More…

State of the Commons 2015 report – in Danish

. This week Creative Commons, the non-profit for which I do volunteer work, released their annual State of the Commons report, which outlines the developments of CC-license usage around the world as well as the general state of sharing culture in general. Overall things are progressing tremendously and this year we passed an important threshold: More […] Read More…

Great #futurefab workshop series

. . This past week I had the pleasure of co-hosting a series of 4 workshops as part of the "Future Fabrication" program (#Futurefab) that we're building in Danish Design Centre, focusing on the potential of maker culture and new technologies to radically revitalize fabrication in Denmark.  More specifically, we're exploring 4 concrete topics within this overall theme: […] Read More…

Today we release au2pilot’s “Fatamorgana” LP on Uhrlaut Records

. After months of work we're very proud to release "Fatamorgana", the first LP of Danish electronic music producer au2pilot on Uhrlaut Records. Out today! The release has been marked by two release parties; one in Copenhagen this past Friday (in collab with the ROI crew) and one prior to that one in Aalborg, au2pilot's hometown (in […] Read More…

Launching Kickstarter to fund a book about Platform4

. BIG NEWS! We’re making a book about Platform 4 – a tale about all the years of art and technology, projects, events and ideas written by some of the international superstars that visited as well as local Platform 4 die-hards. But we need your help. To raise funds we’re launching a KICKSTARTER CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN […] Read More…