Danish design products are the essence of high quality, creativity, simplicity and comfort.
What is Danish design?
Modern Danish design is part of the Danes’ national identity and daily life. Industrial design, furniture and aesthetic objects have always been some of Denmark's biggest exports, and have the focus on simplicity, quality and comfort.
What is Danish architecture?
Danish architecture has a long history and world famous architectural buildings can be seen right across the globe. From the iconic Sydney Opera House designed by Jørn Utzon to the world's best residential house in 2011 the "8 House" designed by Bjarke Ingels in Copenhagen. During the 1990s, Danish architecture increasingly focused on Neo-Modernism and issues surrounding sustainability. A good example of this is Terminal 3 at Copenhagen International Airport. Today these beliefs are still highly valued in Danish architecture.
The most famous Danish designers, known for famous their design classics is:
- Børge Mogensen
- Finn Juhl
- Hans Wegner
- Arne Jacobsen
- Poul Kjærholm
- Poul Henningsen
- Verner Panton
- Nana Ditzel
- Jacob Jensen
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Here some of the famous Danish fashion designers:
- Malene Birger
- Munthe plus Simonsen
- Ivan Grundahl
There are and has been many world renown Danish architects:
- Jørn Utzon: The Opera House in Sydney, The Parliament building in Kuwait
- Arne Jacobsen: National Bank in Copenhagen and Aarhus City Hall
- Johan Otto Von Spreckelsen: La Grande Arche in Paris
- Bjarke Ingels: 8-tallet and Mountain Dwellings in Copenhagen, West 57 Project in Manhattan in New York
One of the most famous architecture buildings in Denmark is:
- The Blue Planet in Copenhagen
- 8-tallet in Copenhagen
- The Opera in Copenhagen
- The Black Diamant in Copenhagen
- Aros Art Museum in Aarhus
- Moesgaard Museum in Aarhus
- Utzon Center in Aalborg