Today we as consumers have the final responsibility regarding products sustainable potential – with that in mind Genfärd strives to support the act of returning old products in a sustainable cycle.

Camilla Holm Pallesen

Founder of Genfärd

Behind

Genfärd

“Impassioned by creating and exploring new ways, I strive to tell unique stories through functional, aesthetic design and choice of materials. I established Genfärd as my way of contributing to a more circular consumption within the furniture and lifestyle industry”  

Genfärd is a newly established design studio, founded by Camilla Holm Pallesen.

Based on the curiosity of exploring the potential in leftover materials, Genfärd started with an idea of using cut-offs from local stonemasons and integrate the material in a design capable of interring a circular business model. The idea evolved into Gäst Coffee Tables.

By using design as a tool to enhance the aesthetics in left-over materials, the curious and experimental approach to design is a key value for Genfärd together with a deep respect for quality, local craftmanship and honest design. 

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About

Genfärd

Today we as consumers have the final responsibility regarding products sustainable potential – with that in mind Genfärd strives to support the act of returning old products in a sustainable cycle.

To do so Genfärd provides a  take-back system, that encourages the previous owners to return their products for repairment, resale or recycling to reach full potential of the furniture.

Circularity and sustainability are naturally, integrated parts of the design process, to produce products suitable for the circular business model.

The

Take-back System

Genfärd is of the belief that furniture has a lot in common with hiking stories. In similar ways they are marked by every individual they meet on their journey. The more people they visit, the longer stories they tell.

The take-back system of Genfärd is therefore based on storytelling. The products have a small batch indicating product name, logo, production year and a mark for every home the product has visited.

When you return your product to Genfärd, you become a part of the products history ensuring that the story keeps on growing. Returning the product is, at the same time, a way of expanding the products lifetime and thereby contribute to a more sustainable way of consuming.