Maria Hørmann

Maria HørmannMaria Hørmann is editor of ‘Hello Materials Blog’ and one of the Change Makers in the Design & Innovation team at Danish Design Centre. Since 2009 she has worked on several innovation projects bringing together creatives and the industry to work on future solutions. She has a broad knowledge and network within the environmental- , technological- and material area, is co-curator on Hello Materials Exhibition, curator of ‘My Darling Materials’ and has a background as a trained cabinet maker.

She has several years of experience with managing building- and inventory productions and has worked with design, product development and product optimisation with a number of Danish design companies. Maria is co-founder of the Cradle-to-Cradle network group CradlePeople, the design group ‘remove‘ – and she is a Member of Board at Danish Society for Material Technology.

Maria is editor of Hello Materials Blog., +45 3369 3369



MYX material – Creating food and design from waste using oyster mushroom
This is alive…

“Materials for Winners” – international conference at Danish Design Centre
Materials, Art and Science – It’s In The Details
DAMADEI – “Design and Advanced Materials As a Driver of European Innovation”
MATERIAL COOKING – new book by Laurence Humier

HIGH FIVE on materials: See it with your own eyes

RIGHT NOW on materials: ‘Build it Green’
RIGHT NOW on materials: Design by Nature – Biomimicry mini-conference, Copenhagen
RIGHT NOW on materials: “Materials for New Energies”, Conference in Hessen, DE
RIGHT NOW on materials: ‘Materials Café’ at Hannover Messe 2012
RIGHT NOW on materials: “In the end all design and architecture boils down to materials”
RIGHT NOW on materials: “20 Magical Materials” – a pop-up exhibition

INTERVIEW: Chris Lefteri on ‘What’s the fuss about materials’?
INTERVIEW: Megan Schuknecht, Biomimicry 3.8 Institute – on the potential of Biomimicry
INTERVIEW: Anthony Brennan, Sharklet Technologies on shark skin surfaces