11 Howard Hotel, NYC
Located in NYC's SoHo, boutique hotel 11 Howard eschews gimmicks and over-the-top glitz for a timeless Danish minimalist aesthetic. The space feels entirely part of NYC and, at the same time, a world away from the city's ceaseless pulse. Visitors...
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H2 Headphones
Bang & Olufsen products come with a certain amount of expectation. The Danish audio-maker has established and maintained a reputation for excellence in performance, aesthetic and dependability since its humble beginnings in an attic in the north...
Created by celebrated Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen in 1955, the Tongue Chair was originally designed for the Munkegaard School outside Copenhagen (which Jacobsen also designed). The chair was sold briefly in the '80s, but then went out...
A classic ladies' rabbit-felt hat gets a remix when Andersen & Berner tapped Danish designer Signe Holten to turn it into a modern cap. The craftsmanship is clear and the material—which actually stands up well to most weather—is sumptuous, but with...
Tadao Ando's Dream Chair
Founded in 1908, Danish furniture manufacturer Carl Hansen & Son is largely known for using natural materials, relying on refined design and the unblemished beauty of raw wood, wicker and leather to tell each piece's individual story—while creating...
The Christiania cargo bike was born out of the autonomous and unconventional Copenhagen commune, where hash is legal and cars are not. One or both of these factors perhaps led to Lars Engstrom's ingenious original cargo bike design, created as a one...
Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 18
A celebrated innovator in material design and a pioneer in the school of thought that designers should work side-by-side with engineers, over the last 88 years Bang & Olufsen has released some of the most iconic designs in the home audio-visual category...
Normann Copenhagen Tea
Best known for their smart, minimal home furnishings, Denmark's Normann Copenhagen recently took a step into the drinkable design category with the introduction of a line of 12 teas. Contained in colorful, reusable tins with graphics by designer...
Three Reissued Modernist Lamps
by Adam Štěch As the year rolls forward many furniture and lightning brands continue to show an interest in reissuing historical design artifacts of decades past. Large or small, most producers comprising the design market now present some form of...
Henrik Vibskov: Neck Plus Ultra
Named for the Latin motto "nec plus ultra" (literally, "nothing farther beyond"), Henrik Vibskov's latest effort "Neck Plus Ultra" is a continuation of his AW 2013 show, "The Stiff Neck Chamber." Taking place in an elaborate space—a forest...
In 2007, Johan Bülow launched Lakrids, intent on making the world fall in love with licorice. Though it's a much-loved Danish ingredient, licorice has always had a polarizing reputation abroad and Bülow was well aware. Wisely, he steered...
Perpetually in search of new possibilities in the realm of music, the trio behind the Danish band Efterklang set out on a sound-seeking mission last August to the remote island of Spitsbergen to create their fourth album, Piramida. Over the course...
The new self-titled book from Henrik Vibskov is a lot like his work—slightly haphazard yet cohesive; purposeful, but ultimately entertaining. Since graduating from London's Central St. Martins in 2001, the Danish designer has penetrated the...
At just 18 years old, Danish art student Christian Andersen is already striking out on his own with a highly detailed and imaginative publication called Creative Future. Working out of his room in his parents' basement, Andersen spends "hours upon...