Dorothea Gundtoft

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Apart from being the owner of ND, Dorothea is also an award-winning stylist and the author behind two books: 'New Nordic Design' and 'Fashion Scandinavia' published worldwide by Thames & Hudson. Dorothea travels between London, Paris, Spain and Copenhagen, as a freelancer on commissions for magazines such as Vogue.it, Dazed Digital, V Magazine & V man, Style.com, ELLE. ''I'm always traveling for new talents or old masters, on my never-ending hunt for beautiful items, whether that be dresses, a sofa or a stunning accessory.'' Dorothea Gundtoft Dorothea has been featured in Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, BBC Live, MTV, Danish National TV, ELLE, ELLE Decor, Monocle Radio, Rolling Stone Magazine, Architectural Digest, The Times, The Daily Telegraph, among others. She was also awarded the ELLE Denmark 'Stylist of the Year' Award in May 2013, and has been nominated in 2014 and 2015, alongside a 'New Generation' Award nomination by Vogue UK. Dorothea occasionally appears on Danish National Television as a 'Design Expert' in the 'Good Morning Denmark' live show showcasing new trends.

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Author
  • Journalism
  • Interiors
  • Lifestyle
  • Travel
  • Online
  • Print
  • Creative
  • Media
  • Office

Work history

Currently

Author

Thames Hudson

Jan 2012
  • Author and concept creator of 'New Nordic Design'? by Thames & Hudson, published 31st of August 2015 internationally in two language editions (UK & USA). Author and Concept creator of 'Fashion Scandinavia' by Thames & Hudson published in February 2013 internationally in two language editions (UK & USA). First book written on the subject Scandinavian Fashion, that has been published internationally. 'Book of the Week' The Times 'Essential read' Architectural Digest ‘A sweeping overview of the most exciting designers … makes a definitive case for why Scandinavian fashion has become a global phenomenon’ – DazedDigital.com ‘Dorothea Gundtoft has put impressive effort into asking the right questions in her own passionate voice … 'Fashion Scandinavia' had me feeling I was catching a fast-rising fashion wave’ – Stylist

Currently

Author

Thames Hudson

Jan 2012
  • Author and concept creator of 'New Nordic Design'? by Thames & Hudson, published 31st of August 2015 internationally in two language editions (UK & USA). Author and Concept creator of 'Fashion Scandinavia' by Thames & Hudson published in February 2013 internationally in two language editions (UK & USA). First book written on the subject Scandinavian Fashion, that has been published internationally. 'Book of the Week' The Times 'Essential read' Architectural Digest ‘A sweeping overview of the most exciting designers … makes a definitive case for why Scandinavian fashion has become a global phenomenon’ – DazedDigital.com ‘Dorothea Gundtoft has put impressive effort into asking the right questions in her own passionate voice … 'Fashion Scandinavia' had me feeling I was catching a fast-rising fashion wave’ – Stylist

Currently

Author

Thames Hudson

Jan 2012
  • Author and concept creator of 'New Nordic Design'? by Thames & Hudson, published 31st of August 2015 internationally in two language editions (UK & USA). Author and Concept creator of 'Fashion Scandinavia' by Thames & Hudson published in February 2013 internationally in two language editions (UK & USA). First book written on the subject Scandinavian Fashion, that has been published internationally. 'Book of the Week' The Times 'Essential read' Architectural Digest ‘A sweeping overview of the most exciting designers … makes a definitive case for why Scandinavian fashion has become a global phenomenon’ – DazedDigital.com ‘Dorothea Gundtoft has put impressive effort into asking the right questions in her own passionate voice … 'Fashion Scandinavia' had me feeling I was catching a fast-rising fashion wave’ – Stylist

2016

Editor In Chief

Houzz

Apr 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Houzz is the 11th most innovative company in the world after Apple and Google; a web site and online community all about architecture, interior design and decorating, landscape design and home improvement. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Palo Alto, California, with offices around the world. Houzz is the number 1 go-to destination for Architecture, Design and Home improvement, voted by The Times. CNN named Houzz App of the Week, calling it "The Wikipedia of interior and exterior design sites"?. The magazine Real Simple called Houzz "the online equivalent of clipping décor images from magazines"?. Bloomberg Businessweek called Houzz "An online antidote to the housing bust."? Architectural Digest wrote, "This app will stoke your imagination."? The Wall Street Journal said “Houzz is ... a well of inspiration at the tip of your swiping fingers"? and asserted that the app is one of the few nongame apps on iOS that have a 5 star rating. Job description: -Launching Houzz.dk in Denmark in September 2015 -Editing more than 70 articles per month -8 monthly Newsletters -Top blogger collaborations -Global story editing and collaboration with AU, UK, US, IT, ES, SE, JP, FR, DE, -Collaborations with Danske Bank & Sunday.dk -Collaborating with The Danish Royal Academy of Architecture and Design -PR & Marketing strategy with Burson Marsteller -Planning two launch events at the Dinesen showroom and at Papirhallen in Copenhagen, with the following collaborators: Gubi, Handvärk, Sibast, Normann Cph, Georg Jensen, Montana, Tribute Cph, alongside Grand Cru Champagne, The London Distillery Company, La Glace, Atelier September, PH Furniture, Poul Henningsens piano for 350 invited press & design brand representatives. Event described like a ''High-end re-brand launch'' by BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group) #houzzdk #houzzdklaunch

Education

2010

Fashion

Central Saint Martins

Aug 2009 - May 2010

    2009

    Communication

    London College of Communication

    Aug 2008 - May 2009

      Awards

      2015

      ELLE AWARD 'STYLIST OF THE YEAR' Nominee

      2014

      ELLE AWARD 'STYLIST OF THE YEAR' Nominee

      2013

      ELLE AWARD 'STYLIST OF THE YEAR' WINNER

      2009

      VOGUE NEW GENERATION Nominee