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PARKHOTEL MONDSCHEIN

A Rich Cultural History Combined with a Refined Design Aesthetic at this Modern Luxe Hotel

FUFU KYOTO

An Intimate Luxury Hotel that Entwines Traditional Japanese Dining, Architecture and Hospitality with Modern Elegance

JACQUEMUS PARIS

A Pure Interior Led By Playfulness and Surprise

The Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre

The Charred-Brick 'Black Box' Presenting The Beauty Of Theatre & Performance

GAIA

British Artist Luke Jerram’s Explores The Vastness of Our Earth

Honouring ISSEY MIYAKE

The Legacy Remains: Merging Art & Fashion, East & West, Tradition & Technical Innovation

UNITED PLACES BOTANIC GARDENS

Local and Luxurious, A Melbourne Boutique Hotel That Gets It Right

Naoshima Ryokan ROKA

Designed by Okayama-based studio Nottuo, a New Modern Stay on Japan’s ‘Art Island’

Restaurang ÄNG

NORM Architects Creates A Light-Filled Glasshouse For The Michelin-Starred Restaurant

JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP: BAMBOO WEAVING

In The Quiet Backstreets Of Kyoto's South Higashiya, Find A Master Craftsman

HOMME PLISSÉ ISSEY MIYAKE SS23

As Ever, The Joy Of Movement & Ease of Pleats Prevails

Serpentine Pavilion 2022

Artist Theaster Gates Designs the 21st Pavilion

BRUT-AL

Argentinian-Australian Designer Alexander Lotersztain's Ode to Brutalism

Serpentine Pavilions 2000-2021

A Champ Online Retrospective Of Two Decades of The Radical Architectural Event

PURE FORM

The Art Gallery of South Australia Presents Japan's Avant-Garde Ceramics

KABIRA & KANGRI

The Beauty Of Indian Textile Craftsmanship In ISSEY MIYAKE Sub-Brand HaaT's SS22 Collection

DESIGNMUSEUM DANMARK

In Central Copenhagen Lies A Design Museum Dedicated to Furniture, Industrial Design and Handicrafts

August, 2017
Designmuseum Danmark facade | Photo: Pernille Klemp

Denmark has long retained an excellent reputation for it’s design and designers. The incredible Design Museum Danmark is simply a must visit not only for learning about Danish and/or international design history but also to understand the importance of (good) design.

MINDCRAFT15 | Designmuseum Danmark

As an integral and centrally-located exhibition space in Copenhagen, it sets an exceptional standard for Danish and international design and crafts, also highlighting the importance of collecting and documenting all developments within industrial design, furniture design, and handicrafts.

Stelton 209B (1984)

The Museum’s Director Anne-Louise Sommer explains the Danish tradition of excellent design to be, “…a tradition with a democratic perspective on human beings’ basic need to surround themselves with good design and beautiful craftsmanship that has prevailed throughout centuries.”

PoulKjærholm | Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: PernilleKlemp
Beolit 600 Portable Radio (1970) | Designmuseum Danmark

The Design Museum Danmark contains an extensive collection and archive of pivotal design throughout centuries, creating a modern museum experience.“Always with the same democratic purpose: we share design!”. The museum is currently exhibiting their permanent collection of over 110+ iconic chairs from Danish and international designers.

The Danish chair design collection | Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: Christian Hoyer
Learning from Japan | Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: Pernillle Klemp
Grete Jalk, Stool | Designmuseum Danmark

Since 1926, the museum is found in one of Copenhagen’s finest Rococo buildings, and the former Royal Frederik’s Hospital. The building was constructed during the reign of King Frederik V in the years 1752-57 based on drawings by the architects Nicolai Eigtved and Lauritz de Thurah. In the 1920s, the buildings were renovated and adapted to museum use by the architects Ivar Bentsen and Kaare Klint.

The cafe | Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: Christian Hoyer
The library | Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: Christian Hoyer
Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: Christian Hoyer

Danish Museum of Art & Design

Bredgade 68, 

a1260 København, 

Denmark

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The library | Designmuseum Danmark | Photo: Christian Hoyer
August, 2017