Collection by Jaime Gillin

Danish Design, Curated by Morrison

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While in Copenhagen recently, I had the chance to visit the recently renamed Design Museum Denmark (formerly the Danish Museum of Art & Design), and to check out their current exhibition, the quirkily named "Danish Design–I Like It!" British designer Jasper Morrison combed through the museum's extensive archives to put together a personal tour of the country's design highlights from mid-century onwards. The exhibition, which is on view until December 30th, offers a colorful and fascinating look at a wide variety of Danish-designed objects and furnishings, from the iconic to the obscure. Here's a peek at the goods on view.

Here's curator Christian Holmsted Olesen at the exhibition entrance. The exhibition "is an attempt to highlight some of…
The first room showcased Hallingdal textiles, designed by the Danish designer Nanna Ditzel in 1965 and produced by…
Hallingdal fabrics in a wide spectrum of colors formed the backdrop of the exhibition, in the form of upholstered,…
As shown here, the objects Morrison selected are wide-ranging, from the AJ Floor Lamp, designed by Arne Jacobsen for…
Above a case displaying objects including a toy wooden ferry and steel tableware by Erik Magnussen for Stelton is a…
One of the biggest delights of the exhibition was this exquisite, subtly ornate cabinet by Hans J. Wegner. "Wegner…
Olesen pointed out this suite of wooden chairs, consisting of (from left to right) the iconic Y Chair (1950) and The…
A closer look at the quartet, which Olesen said showed an "evolution of chairs." The Round Chair (second from left) was…
Continuing the evolution even further is this Trattoria Chair, which Jasper Morrison designed in 2009 for Magis. They…
In the foreground, a red Kobenstyle and yellow Orecast pot, designed by Jens Quistgaard in 1954 and 1959, respectively,…
In one corner of the show, a bright yellow Vola faucet, designed by Arne Jacobsen and Teit Weylandt in 1969, holds…
The exhibition also encompasses fine silverware, including a jug by Georg Jensen and cutlery by Henning Koppel and Kay…
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