Design projects & workshops

Where visual, tactile, spatial, interactive and performative aspects meet and merge over time
Good you found me
Freelance Designer Artist (MFA) • Based in Copenhagen • Freelance since 1996 •  Part time Associate Professor at The Royal Danish Academy – Architecture, Design & Conservation • I design and deliver animation & motion graphics for online use & video projections for opera-, dance- and theatre performances • I do spatial design for scenography and exhibitions, as well as concept design for games • Also, I did some research and published some articles
Recent projects
The Trick of the Tail

Copenhagen Light Festival 2021

An underwater light work that visualises the animated movement of a mermaid like tail, swimming away from the earthly life, back to the natural underwater habitat where the other mermaids reside. See more here …

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Solur (Sundail)

In between sunlight and time

A unique sundial designed for just your place. Created for a geographical position, with exact longitude and latitude. These handmade and customized sundials are soon available for online sale at www.solur.dk 

Midt om Natten

Animation & video graphics for large LED screen filling the background space behind the set-pieces.

For the musical based on Kim Larsens words and music – shows at the Tivoli Theatre in Copenhagen, 2021.

FLASH-FORWARD: Storyworld, Interaction and Speculative Design

Artistic research project at the Royal Danish Academy

A 3-week workshop in storyword building, interaction and speculative design that resulted in interactive prototypes at an exhibition in November 2020. For the project FLASH-FORWARD Graphical Communication Design (MA) students created spatial images of possible future worlds. What will the future look like in the light of present problems such as climate change, democratic crisis, sustainability, data control etc?

You can see more here, on the Royal Danish Academy’s website.

Idea and execution: Arthur Maria Steijn & Jakob Ion Wille
Guest speakers: Kirsten Astrup, Michael Valeur, Jakob Thorbek, Natalie Koerner, Martin Sønderlev Christensen, Mikael Fock, Oscar Stockholm

Methods and results of FLASH-FORWARD: Storyworld, Interaction and Speculative Design

are presented by Jakob Ion Wille & Arthur Steijn at:

IMAGINING THE IMPOSSIBLE

UTOPIA & DYSTOPIA CONFERENCE
Conference on the Fantastic in Media Entertainment, May 27-29, 2021 (Extended date)

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 video projections for performance
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3D projections for opera
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 video design for live music
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 spatial video work for exhibitions
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 spatial design for exhibitions
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 interaction design with projections
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3D animations
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computer game concept
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 info animations
Feel free to contact me for your: next animation, motion graphics or video design – upcoming exhibition –  hands-on or theoretical course

Video design for Reumert-Award rewarded "High School Musical 2"

We were extremely impressed with the design

Jake Capriotti, set designer, Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Exhibition design for "430 Launched"

A beautiful and shaking exhibition

Elsinore Daily (Helsingør Dagblad)

Video design for "The Alchemist"

A universe of cartoons and theatre reality

***** (five stars) by Aarhus Portal

Video design for "Der Ring der Nibelungen"

The scenes slide into each other like a dream ...

*****' (six stars) by Nordjyske Paper

Set and video design for "In The Swan Lake"

Installations and video projections contribute to imaginatively engaging the audience

***** (five stars) by Terpchicord - dance and scene art

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Video design for Reumert-Award rewarded "High School Musical 2"

We were extremely impressed with the design

Jake Capriotti, set designer, Queen Creek Performing Arts Center

Exhibition design for "430 Launched"

A beautiful and shaking exhibition

Elsinore Daily (Helsingør Dagblad)

Video design for "The Alchemist"

A universe of cartoons and theatre reality

***** (five stars) by Aarhus Portal

Video design for "Der Ring der Nibelungen"

The scenes slide into each other like a dream ...

***** (six stars) by Nordjyske Paper

Set and video design for "In The Swan Lake"

Installations and video projections contribute to imaginatively engaging the audience

***** (five stars) by Terpchicord - dance and scene art

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