At GARDE, we strive to create architectural and interior spaces that echo our core values, that aim to inspire and engage the user in aesthetic, atmospheric and functional spaces.


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Mads Emil Garde

Founder, Architect & Creative Director



Mads Emil’s approach to each project is firmly anchored in his training as a furniture & interior designer and architect, studying and working in New York, Oslo and Copenhagen.

He creates interior spaces that are not only rich in detail and craftsmanship but welcoming to the user.

Mads Emil always works in close collaboration with the client regardless of how large or small the project may be. A characteristic that has helped to build the reputation of the design studio.

Over the past 20 years, GARDE has specialized in architectural, interior, furniture & product design solutions for clients from the world of hospitality, retail, residential, office and furniture design in Scandinavia.

We provide a full-service consultancy in all phases of the design and construction process in close dialogue with our clients. Our multi-disciplined team of professional architects, interior & furniture designers passionately explore new boundaries in a wide range of projects regardless of the scale or complexity. GARDE’s philosophy of encouraging internal curiosity and knowledge-sharing is a vital element in the development of the design process.