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November 13, 2019 by David Beltran Brands, Spring Summer 0

Cofur, the flashback from vintage to new

Cofur, the flashback from vintage to new

The brand creator has always been fascinated by the “flashback”, that is hidden in old items. Since Gitte Henriksen was a child, she has visited flea markets and shops. The story that old furniture and items have lived through and the effect of the patina interest her. When she was young and stayed at her parents farm in North Jutland. She began during her teenage year to find old furniture and restore them. Her first apartment, when she left home, she was very personally decorated with a collection of wicker furniture combined with old furniture she had restored.

The transformation from vintage to new updated look has always been an exciting process. During her years she tried to make this a way of living in an environment where she can express the process and share the transformation with others . To find the joy by the term that is hidden in conversion from old to new version, the flashback. She loves going back in time to experience what the pieces went through. From there she is able to restore it in a way that leaves a story behind.

She had stayed 2 years in Bangkok and during that stay, she found a lot of inspiration. The inspiration came from furniture, silk design fashion, and home wear.

The Flashback: New Brand

Her interest for design and interior has been a hobby during many years. Instead she has been working in a bank and real estate business. Now she finally has the possibility to make the dream come true with Kim Henriksen, who is a fantastic mentor and driving force in the company. This is so because of his big experience with other innovative companies, which he has had great success with. The combination of them kills is a perfect match and our common energy, ideas and drive never stands still.

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