Hee Welling design for HAY. The idea behind the About A Chair-collection has been to develop a chair with conspicuous simplicity. A chair which works just as well around the dining table as around a conference table, in a canteen or at the office.
Poul Henningsen design for Louis Poulsen, 1926. Well known for its unique sculptural style, the PH Snowball pendant continues to inspire interior designers around the world. Both lamp and artistic masterpiece, it is suitable for the general lighting of small rooms and offers high quality lighting of an incredible beauty.
Alvar Aalto design for Artek, 1933. The simple form of the Stool 60 stools may be well-known around the world, but few people remember its creator. The patented L-shaped legs were developed in 1932 by Alvar Aalto and make the stools extremely light and space-saving. Easy to stack, Stool 60 is great for small spaces. Available in different colors or with a...
The PK 22 lounge chair is an iconic creation of the scandinavian modernist design, its has a graceful and minimalist line. It is one of the leading creation of the designer Poul Kjaerholm, its immediate comercial success and the recognition of the design field professionals,awarded by the Grand Prix of Milan Triennale's in 1957, will definitly ensure the...
Arne Jacobsen design for Louis Poulsen. The AJ Discus or Eklipta wall lamp will elegantly illuminate any room in your home, by creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The possibilities are endless: one single lamp or a small cluster, mounted on a wall or ceiling, in a bathroom, kitchen, living room or staircase… Its high quality and diffuse light will...
Arne Jacobsen design by Fritz Hansen, 1958. The Egg chair by the famous architect and designer Arne Jacobsen is available in a large choice of colors and materials, to suit any type of interior. The shape of the chair was designed to create an intimate atmosphere for the user, in even the busiest of areas. The Egg is perfect for a large landing, converted...
The sleek multifunctional floor/reading tripod lamp is the modern version of the classical reading lamp, in which the light can be directed to where it is needed. It is manufactured in matt black painted steel, American walnut, and with beautiful brass detail.
Poul Christiansen design, 1971. The Klint 172 pendant’s beautiful feminine shape, delicate curves and large size constantly make it the center of attention. Available in various sizes, it is suitable for all sorts of design solutions. It can, for instance, be placed over a dining room table, or used for the general lighting of any room.
Ilse Crawford design. There is a reason why the Studioilse desk lamp has been awarded major design prices. Oddly decorative and very functional, the lamp is ideal for reading or office work lighting. The combination of different materials gives it an elaborate yet unpretentious look.
Sigvard Bernadotte design by Georg Jensen, 2002. Very functional and of an unusual visual beauty, the Bernadotte thermo jugs are the ideal choice for serving your guests in style. Even though they were designed in 1938, they still look just as modern today as they did back then.
Vivianna Torun Bülow-Hübe design for Georg Jensen, 1969. Half watch half bracelet, Vivianna seduces with its simple lines and symbolic finishes, which draw your attention to the beauty of the moment. Such a strong invitation to live in the present that it is difficult to resist. The sophisticated lines and beautiful curves will appeal to women eager to...
Hiromichi Konno design for Georg Jensen, 2005.Designer Hiromichi Konno had a mission: to make the awkward process of exchanges cards at the end of a meeting smoother. He spent time studying the hand and how the hand and fingers move when a card is removed from its case.
Arne Jacobsen design, for Stelton, 1967. The AJ Cylinda ashtray is an intriguing ashtray, which well thought-out design makes it a functional and timeless object, which attracts the eye. The revolving top allows users to quickly poor the ash and cigarette butts into the lower container to avoid unwanted smells.
Scandinavian design has its origins in the special relationship between the Nordic countries - Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland - with the environment. Nature is, in fact, the main source of inspiration for artists and Scandinavian designers and results in a ubiquitous furniture and wooden objects, with clean lines.
Scandinavian design, as we know it today, comes from the will of the designers of the 1920s and 1930s - Kaare Klint, Mogens Koch and Alvar Aalto - to create aesthetic, functional and accessible to all furniture, building focus on the specific needs of the human body.
The spirit of Scandinavian design can be defined in the creation of beautiful objects whose purpose is to simplify and improve everyday life in the home.
It was also during the 20s and 30s Kay Bojesen specialist figurines and wooden animals and Georg Jensen, the Danish master silversmith, created their finest works.
If the furniture and knew immediately a huge success in their respective countries, it was only after the Second World War that the phenomenon of Scandinavian design really gained momentum internationally. The golden age of Nordic design was without question the 50s and 60s many exhibitions worldwide propelled innovative creations of the most talented Scandinavian designers, including Arne Jacobsen, Borge Mogensen, Verner Panton and Hans Wegner, internationally. This is the case of the famous Panton chair by Verner Panton in the early 50s, the first chair made entirely of molded plastic, or later the Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen chair with its wrap-avant-garde and vibrant colors.
The success of Scandinavian creations internationally also strongly influenced the modernist movement in Europe and North America.
Since 1990, groups of young designers gave a new face to Scandinavian design bringing modernist ideas and experimenting with new forms and materials.
Scandinavian design has established itself as a timeless trend. Some furniture, lighting and cult objects of Scandinavian designers of yesteryear have become true icons and continue to be produced and used worldwide. Everyone today knows the famous Egg chair by Arne Jacobsen, CH24 Wishbone chair by Hans Wegner and Poul Henningsen PH lamps. The Nordic countries and perpetuate their unique know-how in the world for manufacturing quality furniture: woodworking, high cabinet, manufacturing and garment fabrics, weaving tradition (Sweden) ... With the strength of the many artisans teach their know-how from generation to generation.
Danish shop offers both the greatest classics that have survived the times, staying in the excellence of their time, and also new Scandinavian designers who meet the requirements of quality products.
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