Ida Wieth. Photo by Dorte Krogh
Open Call

Open Call: Do You Want to Have Your Say?

Formkraft’s editorial board invites article proposals from crafts and design students. The topic can be one of the following, but it can also be a thought-provoking piece about the role of the profession in society:

  • Sustainability
  • Diversity/Minorities
  • Craft
  • Materials

Formkraft’s editorial board will select article proposals for publication in Formkraft for a Danish and international professional audience. If your article is chosen, you must complete it by May 1, 2024.


Abstract submission: February 19 (prolonged)
Response to article proposals: end of February/beginning of March
Final article: May 1
Publication: 2024 (exact date coordinated according to the topic)


Abstract: 1200 characters including spaces
Final article: maximum 10,000 characters including spaces
Fee for published articles: DKK 3,500
Language: Abstracts/articles can be written in Danish/Nordic or English.
Remember: Provide sources and preferably a bibliography for further reading.

Abstracts should be submitted to:

Editorial Board 2024

Anders V. Munch, Ph.D., M.A. in the history of ideas and art history. University of Southern Denmark
Lars Dybdahl, M.A., design researcher, and author
Anne Louise Bang, Associate Professor, Ph.D., VIA University College
Mette Colberg, practicing craftsman
Pernille Anker Kristensen, journalist, and communication officer at Danske Kunsthåndværkere & Designere
Helle Dyrlund Severinsen, M.A. in visual culture, editor, and project manager

About Formkraft

Formkraft is a digital journal about contemporary crafts and design published for a Danish and international professional audience. The goal is to strengthen the critical discussion about crafts and design through socially relevant and professional topics. A wide range of authors contribute to a nuanced narrative, and a professional editorial board selects themes and cases. In addition to new articles, Formkraft also contains a large archive of digitized journals on Danish design and crafts from 1948 to the present. Formkraft is published by Danish Crafts & Design Association with the support of several foundations.

About Danish Crafts & Design Association (DKoD)

DKoD is a membership organization with approximately 500 professional craftspeople and designers. DKoD works, among other things, for the artistic and craft development of Danish crafts and design, recognition for the field, and improved living conditions for practitioners. Learn more about DKoD’s projects, international networks, and cultural policy work.