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Tag: Denmark

Viva España.

I’m always fascinated by the origins of truly iconic pieces of design —be it furniture, home accessories, architecture or fashion— and getting a behind-the-scenes look at the evolution of such classic pieces can be a truly eye-opening experience. So, my recent visit to Copenhagen with Danish heritage brands Fredericia and Georg Jensen, it was wonderful to discover one of Fredericia’s best known and beloved pieces: the Spanish Chair, designed by Børge Mogensen in 1958. Considered one of the most influential designers

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Great Danes.

Last week I was in Copenhagen for#ScandiDesignTour2017, hosted by two wonderful Danish heritage brands: Fredericia and Georg Jensen. I have a ton of photos to edit from my trip but in the meantime I thought it would be fun to round up a few of my favourite showrooms from what is arguably the Design Capital Of The World, in case you’re headed to the city soon and are in need of inspiration.. Fredericia Of course, I have to start with

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Menu space.

I’m such a sucker for pretty much everything Norm Architects do. So, as soon as these stunning images of the new space they created for Danish design company MENU popped into my inbox, I knew I had to share them here. MENU SPACE incorporates a newly completed showroom, office, and café, which have been designed to create a community around MENU as a design brand. The new creative initiative is aimed at bringing likeminded creative thinkers closer to the brand

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A local soul

when i was in copenhagen a few weeks ago i spent the night at ibsens, a boutique hotel furnished with quintessential danish design located in the artsy nansensgade neighbourhood known for its cafés, galleries, vintage shops and secondhand bookstores.  easily identifiable by the original red neon HOTEL sign, ibsens has a slightly downtrodden façade in keeping with the ambience of the surrounding neighbourhood, which it strives to blend seamlessly into. during it’s most recent transformation in 2011 local artisans and vendors were invited to contribute, meaning the

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