Design intern for circular brand FOLK Copenhagen

Salary Unpaid

Key Responsibilities: 

As a Design Intern with us at FOLK, you will have the chance to:

  • Design: Work with our design team to brainstorm, sketch, and develop innovative concepts for our collections.

  • Drafting: Translate ideas into detailed drafts and 3D models using software such as SolidWorks, InDesign, and others.

  • Research: Conduct in-depth material research to identify sustainable options for our designs, aligning with our commitment to circular design.

  • Briefs: Prepare design briefs that outline project goals, specifications, and sustainability requirements.

  • Prototyping: Assist in prototype development and testing.


  • Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in Product Design, Architecture, Visual Design or a related field.

  • Passion for sustainable design and a desire to contribute to a circular economy.

  • Proficiency in design software, such as SolidWorks, InDesign, AutoCAD, or similar tools.

  • Strong sketching and visualization skills to communicate ideas effectively.

  • Ability to prepare detailed design briefs and conduct material research.

Why Join Us:

  • Gain hands-on experience in design for a socially and environmentally conscious brand.

  • Collaborate with a dynamic and passionate team.

  • Opportunity to contribute to meaningful projects that make a positive impact.

  • Explore your creativity and build a portfolio of real-world work.

  • Potential for future career opportunities within our company.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Design Intern position, please submit your resume and portfolio showcasing your design work (including any SolidWorks or InDesign projects).

Application Deadline: 1. October 2023

We look forward to hearing from you!

For more information or questions please contact us at

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Work life balance
Work life balance

Carve out time for your kids, friends and personal cider projects.


Strengthen your body with office yoga and handstands or leave your body in good hands by our masseuse.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

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Working at
FOLK Copenhagen

FÓLK is an emerging Icelandic interior and lifestyle brand founded in 2017. At FÓLK our mission is to accelerate the green transition through design and our vision is to enable and inspire people to live a more sustainable lifestyle.” We work with progressive designers and manufacturers on homeware, furniture and lifestyle products focused on sustainability, responsibility, circularity, and transparency around the production process.

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