“Matter of degrees”. Chair for negotiation

  • Design by Troels Grum-Schwensen
  • One-off executed by Axel Kjersgaard A/S
  • Design: 2009
  • Publicized: 2009 (SE09)


The theme of SE 2009 was the climate-negotiations going on in Copenhagen, at the time:

“Narrow margins have been set for the negotiations at the Copenhagen Climate Change Summit. A lack of mutual openness will have consequences. A difficult common act of balance to keep the 'plumb bob' near the green, sustainable equilibrium- point…

Deviations of a few degrees can be fatal. The table; - 'the blue planet' – will tilt, if the bob hits the red fillet, and the necessary agreements will fall to the floor…!”