Appeal of Danish Design
We have teamed up with the podcast 'Clever', a podcast about design and designers, hosted by Amy Devers and Jaime Derringe.
In this episode, Carl Hansen & Søn's CEO Knud Erik Hansen and New York-based architect Roman Alonso from Commune Design joins to discuss both the enduring appeal and history of Danish Design, as well as its effect on our global design consciousness.
Listen to the episode here or on Clevers website.
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Set inside a complex of historic buildings near Girona, Spain, Palau de Casavells by Luis Sendino and Jacobo Valentí is an eclectic combination of vernacular architecture, unique art and Scandinavian touches.
Perched on top of a World War II air raid shelter turned art gallery in Berlin, the attic, home to Karen and Christian Boros, is filled with natural materials standing in stark contrast to the bunker’s concrete walls.
Comfortably located in the lush Swedish countryside atop the footprint of old farms, Baron House is a new construction built by British architect John Pawson boasting white interiors, light and organic furniture.
Note Design Studio re-imagined Summit House, a 1925 building in the heart of London blending a striking Art Deco façade and a pre-functionalist style of modernism called Swedish Grace with Nordic design.
Wingårdh Arkitekter combines Nordic design classics with furniture, lighting fixtures and carpets created exclusively for Nobis Hotel Copenhagen, a sophisticated and unique hospitality address.
Swedish architect Gert Wingårdh ideates a multipurpose hotel in Stockholm that juxtaposes Scandinavian design classics to industrial elements, refined textiles and exquisite materials.
The address represents a fusion between the energy, history, authenticity and art culture of Kazimierz, a dynamic district in Kraków where the hotel welcomes its guests with an eclectic mix of design classics.
Sage green accents, marble and natural wood meet bright spaces and organic designs in the new renovated Berry Bros. & Rudd HQ by London-based architectural firm Mowat & Company.
At Sticks’n’Sushi on King’s Road in London, Norm Architects uses furniture by Hans J. Wegner to create coherence in the restaurant.
The Royal Opera House in London has been through a vast transformation, called The Open Up Project. As a result, all restaurants now welcome everyone - even out of theatre hours.
The owners of the boutique hotel SP34 have taken hospitality to new heights using furniture so alluring that they invite for touching, along with an open façade that draws the street into the building.
Sumptuous rays of daylight, a delicate balance between white, black and gray, and high-quality furniture has transformed a 1929 South Africa cottage into a coherent multi-units home.
Inspired by the nearby 1848 Thorvaldsen's Musem created by architect Gotlieb Bindesbøll, the interior team created a distinct color universe to complement the Danish Golden Age furniture style of the hotel.
Espresso bar by day, cocktail bar with pop-up kitchens by night, the wonderfully relaxing Restaurant Novi has quickly become a new favorite meeting spot in central Cambridge.
A run-down 80ies building in the heart of Islington was transformed by natural materials and daylight along with a 22 meters tall sculpture, and today the building stands as a modern and thriving office building.
The exceptionally beautiful Podernuovo srl Società Agricola vineyard lies around 100 km southeast of Siena, surrounded by undulating landscape filled with old olive trees and grapevines stretching as far as the eye can see.
In January 2018, Omar’s Place – a new restaurant and cocktail bar replete with innovative design – immediately established itself as a staple in Central London’s Pimlico neighborhood.
Stripping the dilapidated Edwardian department store back to its raw state revealed a decayed grandeur and an extraordinary commitment to craft by the original artisans of the day, which inform Squire and Partner's new Brixton headquarters.
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