Modern Design and Architecture Across Denmark
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In our September Designers' At Home issue, we traveled to the Copenhagen residence of Kristina May Olsen and Morten Bo Jensen—a study in the contrasts of black and white, natural and refined materials, and new and old. To celebrate the great tradition of design in Denmark—the Scandinavian country that brought us the likes of Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl, and manufacturers Fritz Hansen and Muuto—we share architecture from the sovereign state.
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- From architecture to industrial design, we round up stories hearkening from the Scandinavian countries of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland.
- These inspiring white and light-filled homes have captured an atmosphere which breathes minimal modernism at its finest.
- In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with serious design savvy and a hefty dose of creativity.
- As fall turns into winter, there's no better time to start thinking about your home's sense of hygge—that is, the spare but very cozy minimalism epitomized by Danish houses.
- The thought of stripping down for a communal skinny dip in a salty strait might make Americans a bit squeamish, but in Denmark, it’s the stuff that can save a city.
- Open space, high ceilings and sizable square footage make the bones of an abandoned building the perfect template for transforming into a modern home.
- White is the traditional color for kitchens, denoting hygiene, brightness, and modernity.
- In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.