Personal information

Name: Carsten Michael Buhl

Address: Løvsangervej 13
4300 Holbæk, Denmark

Phone:    +45 2045 1335

Nationality: Danish
Date of birth: 4. February 1965
Mother tongue: Danish
Other languages: English

The Beginning, 1965-1986

1965
Born in Glostrup, Denmark.

1980 - 1983 
Mat/Fys. Student from Køge Gymnasium.

1983 - 1986
Building Technician from BTH Copenhagen.


Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Architect school, 1986 – 1993

1986 – 1988
The department of Ebbe Clemmesens (2 years), Ebbe Clemmesen, Ebbe Melgaard.

1988 – 1989
“Bybygning” (1 year), Jan Gehl, Lars Gemzøe.

1989 – 1992
Industrial design + Furniture design (3 years), Jørgen Gammelgaard.

1991
3D digitizing and planning of ”Villa Vision” for Ivar Moltke and Flemming Skude. In cooperation with Cand. Arch. Ph.D. Niels Lykke Sørensen.
1992
The Exhibition “Teknovision 92 i CPH”. Responsible for “Den digitale bygningsmodel” in 3D. In cooperation with Cand. Arch. Ph.D. Niels Lykke Sørensen.

1992 - 1993
Department of Visual Communication, Furniture design, Vibeke Boisen (Graduation). User Interface design og 3D CAD visualization.


Professional Experience as an architect, 1993-2017

1993 (1991-1993)
Project employee at PLH Architects. 3D Building model & visualization.

1993 - 2002
Employed as a designer and communications strategy manager at Johnny Sørensen MAA, MDD (Formerly known as “Rud Thygesen & Johnny Sørensen”)

1996 - until now
Own design office. 
Areas, spatial design, product design, furniture design, interior design solutions, 3D visualization, digital presentations, animations, websites, printed materials, press materials, teaching.

2014
Employed under the arrangement ”Lån en Leder” at Findahls Møbelfabrik to promote growth. (Væksthus Syddanmark).


2002 – 2017 Designs and published works

2002
Design of Curve, chair and easy chair for Dan Form.

2006
Design of Playtray, a tray designed for Tripp Trapp children’s chair for the company 4MyKid ApS.

2008
Design of Olympic sofa system for Skipper Furniture A/S.

2009
Design of Epi-Care® free, 24/7 automatic monitoring of epileptic seizures. For Danish Care Technology ApS.

2011
Design of Ufo Sofa system for Skipper Furniture A/S.

2012
Design of MF Chair for Findahls Møbelfabrik A/S.

2013
Design of The Red Devil, easy chair for Skipper Furniture A/S.

2013
Design of One Dining chair for Findahls Møbelfabrik A/S. 

2014
Design of Cocoon lounge furniture for Skipper Furniture AB.

2014
Design of Chameleon, B2B Chair for Danerka ApS.

2014
Design of Puzzle chair for Skipper Furniture AB.

2015
Design of Screen wall and footstool for Cocoon for Skipper Furniture AB.

2016
Design of Alfa & Omega, a sofa system for Skipper Furniture AB.

2017
Design of Circles private space, an addition to Circles sofa system for Skipper Furniture AB.

2017
Design of MyCircle for Skipper Furniture AB.


1994 – 2013

Lecturer in 3D drawing and visualization for several governmental, public and private companies

Computer Mac, Caslon IT, Mikrograf, Svend Ingvar Andersens tegnestue, Velux (Tommy Dorff Hansen), Superfos Emballage, Scenograf Marie Dali, Knud Holscher Industriel Design (KHID), Elite Plast (Designer Randi Milsted),  Jacob Brahe Pedersen Design, Cretex, Personalestyrelsen under Finansministeriet (Ingrid Pjedsted), Carlsberg / Tuborg (Anne-Marie Jørgensen), Møbelarkitekt Henrik Frederiksen, Gottlieb Paludan Architects, Bak & Bernstorff (Arkitekt Finn Bak), Landskabsarkitekt Kirstine jensen , Arkitekt Britt Bjarrum, Danflex Inventar, Arkitekt Jørgen Posborg, Extra Group Inventar, Luonge koncept (Designer Michael Lund), MN Interieur, Arkitekt Peter Bonnesen, Nordshop Inventar, Ingvard Christensen Inventar, Seedorff Design, Dissing og Weitling, Forex Apotekerinventar, Peter Claudell Forsker.


Lectures and Talks

Lecture about 3D drawing for ComputerMac (1994 - 1995)

Lecture about 3D drawings and visualization at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts (1994)

Lecture about 3D drawing for Caslon IT (1995 - 1997)

Lecture about 3D for designers from ”Teknisk Landsforbund” (1995)

Lecture about “Digitale billedmedier” for ”Møbelfabrikant foreningen” (2001)

Lectures in web design for “Holbæk Handelsskole” (2001 - 2003)


Exhibitions 2002 – 2017

2002
Scandinavian Furniture Fair, Curve.

2009
Stockholm Furniture Fair, Olympic.

2009
“Æg lageret” Holbæk, Olympic, Curve.

2010
Code 10, Copenhagen, Olympic.

2011
Code 11, Copenhagen, Olympic, UFO.

2014
Stockholm Furniture Fair, Olympic, UFO, Red Devil, Cocoon.

2014
Orgatec Cologne, Chameleon.

2015
Imm Cologne, Chameleon.

2015
Stockholm Furniture Fair, Olympic, UFO, Red Devil, Cocoon.

2015
Neocon Chicago, Cocoon.

2015
Boutique Design, New York, Cocoon.

2016
Stockholm Furniture Fair, Cocoon, Alfa & Omega.

2016
Orgatec Cologne, Cocoon, Olympic (Circles).

2016
Boutique Design, New York, Cocoon.

2017
Stockholm Furniture Fair, Cocoon, Circles private space, Alfa & Omega.

2017
Neocon Chicago, Cocoon.

2017
Boutique Design, New York, Cocoon.

2017
37th GITEX Technology Week in Dubai World Trade Center. Cocoon.


Prizes and awards.

2015
Prize for “Best design” at “Boutique Design New York” with the product Cocoon.


Private

I have always been an active sportsman and I have been running 47 marathon and 100 km two times.

2009 - 2013
I have been a board member in a local political association. Where I was responsible for writing the political program, graphics and webmaster.


Social links

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