It has been an amorphous process – like glass – to move from craftsmanship to product-development and design strategy.

In 2014 our new design business HAGEN ETC was a reality. Here we create ideas and designs and take them through product development and large scale production. We work with details in creative processes as well as design strategies.

In HAGEN ETC we work in amorpheus processes with the designer, business partner and manufactureres. We continue developing designs and strategy for other brands as well as taking the ideas all the way to the shop.

In HAGEN ETC we work ongoingly to create new products for our own collection; Smaller object on a larger scale.


Designer and founder Rikke Hagen graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in 1998. Rikke Hagen also started her own glass-studio, Hagenglas in 1998.

For more than 10 years she created unique pieces and worked with glass constantly challenging the material in contrast to other materials. Rikke Hagen’s highly developed search for designs and understanding of material derives from the everyday pleasure of working from craftsmanship.

Demand for Rikke Hagen’s expertice and industrial design grew. Over the years her portfolio also included more and product design for various design brands. So in 2004 Rikke Hagen founded the design studio copen hagen.

In 2013 Rikke Hagen topped her close to 20 years of design development and knowledge of massproduction with a masters in processing design strategy and product development.