Copenhagen Design Agency is a strategic communications agency.

We elevate design & architecture and create value for our clients through strategy & communication.

Our clients range from designers and organizations to cultural destinations and cities.

What we do

Strategy & Communication
  • Strategic PR
  • Campaigns
  • Press releases & SoMe
  • Conferences
  • Exhibitions
  • Design events
  • Destination marketing
Representing designers & brands
  • Marketing communications
  • Brand building
  • Product launches
  • Market development
  • Collective promotion platforms
  • Matchmaking
How we work

We provide a range of services from analysis to project execution. Depending on the task and scale of the project we collaborate with a range of skilled graphic designers, filmmakers, photographers and other creative mavericks.

The founders

Kristian Kastoft

Kristian is a strategic communications intra- and entrepreneur with a proven track record and more than 16 years of experience from the design industry.

He has worked with communication and branding in the private and public sector including three years as consultant for the Danish PR agency Advice A/S. As Head of Communications in Danish Crafts and as advisor for the Danish Ministry of Culture (Agency for Culture and Palaces) and the Danish Arts Foundation he has managed all kinds of promotion projects and has worked strategically and passionately to set a Danish design agenda.

Kristian has been in charge of the Danish design branding project MINDCRAFT in Milan from 2008-2016 and Danish Crafts Collection from 2001-2015 – a prize-winning business and promotion platform for Danish designers and makers. Kristian has a strong sense of the newest trends from the international design scene after his involvement in international design festivals and fairs in Milan, Paris, London and New York.

His experience include international project management, strategic communication, PR & marketing and business innovation.

Kristian holds a Master’s degree in Public Relations including a BSc in Economics and Business Administration.

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Anders Kongskov

Branding, marketing, and business development in the design industry are Anders’ areas of expertise. He has worked in the design industry for the past 10 years.

Anders has worked with the award-winning MINDCRAFT exhibition in Milan, the promotion platform Danish Crafts Collection, and the design conference KUR. His experience includes project management, marketing strategy, PR strategy, press releases, web- and SoMe content, and editing publications.

Anders has been advisor for The Danish Agency for Culture and The Danish Arts Foundation’s committee for Crafts and Design.

He has in-depth knowledge of the Danish art support system and experience with international exhibition projects in East Asia. He was in charge of the large-scale Danish jewellery exhibitions in 2015 shown at the Museum of Art (MoA) in Seoul and in the 798 District in Beijing.

Prior to working in the design industry Anders was involved in CPH:DOX, the third largest documentary film festival in the world, where he was in charge of a professional B2B platform for buyers, festival programmers and curators.

Anders holds a Master’s degree in Management of Creative Business Processes with a thesis on new business models in the furniture design industry.

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Kristian Kastoft and Anders Kongskov founded Copenhagen Design Agency in 2016

Kristian Kastoft & Anders Kongskov, Copenhagen Design Agency. Photo: Kurt Rodahl Hoppe