To celebrate Hans J. Wegner's enduring legacy and more than 70 years of collaboration, Carl Hansen & Son have partnered up with acclaimed London-based designer, Ilse Crawford, to develop a new colour palette for a limited-edition release of the first chairs that Wegner created for Carl Hansen & Son in 1950.
On his 102nd anniversary, we celebrate the legacy of the great Jørn Utzon - the renowned Danish designer who, in 1957, was announced winner of the international competition to design a ‘national opera house’ for Sydney’s Bennelong Point. His vision for a sculptural, curved building on the Harbour broke radically with the rectangular shapes of modernist architecture and ultimately transformed his career.
Denmark’s annual design event brings together the world’s best Danish design brands for a preview of the latest launches in furniture, lighting and lifestyle. Usually an unmissable event in our calendar, this year we experienced 3 Days from afar, spying new designs, re-issued classics and the most beautiful showrooms in Copenhagen. Here we present the latest and greatest from Gubi, Louis Poulsen, Vipp, Carl Hansen, Mater, &tradition and Montana.
Designed by Danish designer Hee Welling, the internationally renowned HAY About A Chair collection has quickly become a contemporary icon, taking center stage in homes, commercial spaces and public areas across the world. Here we look locally, spotlighting a selection of our favourite projects that pay homage this functional, comfortable and versatile collection.
2019 is a big year of celebration for Vipp. It’s been 80 years since Marie asked Holger to craft a sturdy pedal bin for her new hairdressing salon, a question that marked the beginning of the future for the Danish design brand that has a story deep-rooted in history.
In 1956, Danish master Arne Jacobsen was given the opportunity to build ‘the world’s first design hotel’ - the twenty-two storey SAS Royal Hotel, Copenhagen - known all over the world as the hotel in which the architect designed every detail. For this masterpiece, Jacobsen collaborated with Fritz Hansen, designing some of the most iconic furniture of his career.