KOMPLOT DESIGN – Poul Christiansen & Boris Berlin


Poul Christiansen

Architect MAA MDD, born in Copenhagen, Denmark 1947, graduate of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen 1973.

Freelance designer since 1969,Lamp design for Le Klint A/S from 1969. Employed by Ib and Jørgen Rasmussen 1977-86, architecture and design, design for Kevi and Herman Miller.

Since 1987 cofounder and partner of KOMPLOT DESIGN.

Boris Berlin

Industrial and Graphic Designer MDD, born in Leningrad 1953, graduate of the Institute of Applied Arts and Design, Leningrad 1975.

Employed by VNIITE, Leningrad in 1976 and worked freelance, designing a wide range of industrial products and graphics.Since 1983, BORIS BERLIN DESIGN in Denmark. 1985-87 Working for Penta Design, computerized work station for Danish Post and Telegraph.

Since 1987 cofounder and partner of KOMPLOT DESIGN.


Komplot Design is a partnership of Poul Christiansen and Boris Berlin, the firm was established in the beginning of 1987.The company works within the fields of industrial, furniture and graphic design.

Komplot Design has recieved numerous Design Awards:

Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany for ”NOBODY & Little NOBODY” chairs, DE

Merket for God Design, Norwegian Design Council for "Clip" Tables, NO

The Forum AID Award: Best Nordic product design 2008 for “NOBODY“ Chair, SE
“NOBODY” nominated to: Best in International Design Over Last 12 Months.
London Design Museum: "DESIGNS OF THE YEAR" 2008, GB
Outdoor furniture “Concrete Things” purchased by the Danish Art Foundation, DK

Winner - Best of the Best of Reddot Design Award for “GUBI Chair II”, DE
Crafts and Design Biennial Prize 2007 for “NOBODY” chair, DK
International Composites design Competition 1. Prize for “Big Bank”, BE

Silver Award, Best of NeoCon 2006 for “Avo” chair, USA
Danish National Art Foundation’s Prize for the exhibition “Forty Chairs in Four Feet”, DK
POT FOR ONE FLOWER recieved Formland Spring 2006 Award, DK

1st Prize for The Best New Export Products of Latvia 2005 for "Python" chair, LV

1st Prize for The Best Design Item in Latvia Furniture Fair, September 2004 for "Python" chair, LV
The Danish Design Prize for “Gubi” chair, DK
Nomination to EDIDA/ELLE DECO International Design Awards.
RED DOT Design Award 2004 for “Gubi” chair, DE
Forsnäs Priset 2004 for “Gubi” chair, SE

Merke for God Design, Norwegian Design Council for Convent Collection, NO
"Rum Pris" for the best showroom design at the Copenhagen Furniture Mart (for Howe A/S), DK
Gold Award, Best of NeoCon 2003 for “Genus” chair, USA
Innovation Award, Best of NeoCon 2003 for “Gubi” chair, USA
Bo Bedre, Årets Møbelpris 2003 for “Gubi” chair, DK
The Architectural Review award for product excellence for “Genus” chair at Spectrum, London, UK
100% Design / Blueprint Award 2003, Best Product: Gubi chair, UK
Le Prix de la Fonctionnalité, Paris 2003: "Genus chair", FR
Design 100, Metropolitan Home 2003: Non chair “Cleverest use of rubber since the eraser”, USA

Sköna Hem, Årets Möbel 2002, for “NON” chair, SE
The Furniture Prize “Møbelprisen 2002”, DK

Bo Bedre, Årets Designpris 2001 for “NON” chair, DK
Utmärkt Svensk Form, honorable mention for “NON” chair, SE
Nomination to Den Danske Designpris for “NON” chair, DK
Merke for God Design, Norwegian Design Council for “VIVA” collection, NO

Diploma Utmärkt Svensk FORM for Longo seating system for Klaessons AB, SE
Klassiker Prisen Norwegian Design Council for Collage Tables, NO

” Rum Pris ” for the best showroom design at the Copenhagen Furniture Mart (for Klaessons AB), DK
2nd Prize in Forsnäs Nordic Design Competition, SE

Danish National Art Foundation Prize for “Antilope” chair, DK

Transit Carrier purchased by the Danish National Art Foundation, DK
Merke for God Design, Norwegian Design Council for Vision, NO

Scandinavian Furniture Award for Vision, DK
G-Mark (Japanese Design Award) for Collage Tables, JP
TOP Danmark Award for Terra Vita (together with Stuart Clyens), DK

1st Prize IBD Competition, Table category, for Collage Tables, USA
Merke for God Design, Norwegian Design Council, for Collage Tables, NO


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