Simon Skafdrup
CEO and partner of 3PART
Simon Skafdrup

Simon Skafdrup is an industrial designer and CEO of the design and innovation company 3PART, which was founded in 1998.

Simon Skafdrup has more than fifteen years of experience with organising and managing design teams consisting of researchers, designers, engineers and business developers. This has involved collaborations with many of the biggest Danish industrial companies and the development of more than 200 products and services across industries ranging from energy and medicine to lifestyle and the public sector. 3PART develops award-winning and innovative solutions, which has earned the firm international recognition and awards, including the Red Dot Award, Good Design, IF Design Award and Design Plus. 3PART is also an active part of Business by Design, a regional growth initiative that uses design to promote business potentials and growth.

Simon Skafdrup is widely recognised for his uncompromising approach. In 2014 he became a member of the board of representatives for Design School Kolding. He is a contributor to Design for Europe, a three-year programme that promotes design-driven innovation throughout Europa. Simon graduated from the Aarhus School of Architecture as a master of architecture, specialising in industrial design.

Other Jury Members 2016
Richard Hsu Co-founder and creative director, Pan-Asia Network
Richard Hsu
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Pil Bredahl Designer and owner of Pil Bredahl Design
Pil Bredahl
Pil Bredahl Designer and owner of Pil Bredahl Design
Peter Hebin Bruun Head of Communication and Sustainability, The Danish Growth Fund
Peter Hebin Bruun
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Lars Thøgersen CEO and Founder, CPH ID
Lars Thøgersen
Lars Thøgersen CEO and Founder, CPH ID
Kigge Hvid CEO of INDEX: Design to Improve Life
Kigge Hvid
Kigge Hvid CEO of INDEX: Design to Improve Life
Jakob Wagner Designer and owner of Jakob Wagner Studio
Jakob Wagner
Jakob Wagner Designer and owner of Jakob Wagner Studio
Henrik Jeppesen Founding partner and director, Attention-Group
Henrik Jeppesen
Henrik Jeppesen Founding partner and director, Attention-Group
David Carlson Senior design strategist
David Carlson
David Carlson Senior design strategist
Claus Skytte Creative Strategist, writer and speaker
Claus Skytte
Claus Skytte Creative Strategist, writer and speaker
Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen Head of Design School Kolding
Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen
Elsebeth Gerner Nielsen Head of Design School Kolding
David Asmussen Creative director
David Asmussen
David Asmussen Creative director
Jesper K. Thomsen Designer and owner of Studio Jesper K. Thomsen
Jesper K. Thomsen
Jesper K. Thomsen Designer and owner of Studio Jesper K. Thomsen
Jesper von Wieding Strategic Creative Director of 3X
Jesper von Wieding
Jesper von Wieding Strategic Creative Director of 3X
Tim Larcombe Founder of INTENT
Tim Larcombe
Tim Larcombe Founder of INTENT
Susanne Schenstrøm Project Manager at Danish Design Centre
Susanne Schenstrøm
Susanne Schenstrøm Project Manager at Danish Design Centre