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October 22, 2008

Is Danish out of date?


Think of Denmark and four things spring to mind: Hans Christian Andersen, the melancholy Dane (that would be Hamlet), sugar-coated breakfast pastry and, of course, meticulously crafted teak furniture from the 1940’s and 50’s. Who isn’t familiar with the sleek and sturdy lines of Danish Modern sofas, chairs and dining sets? Anyone growing up in suburban North America in the 1950s and 60s either had at least one piece of Danish Modern somewhere at home or in the office, or knew someone who did.

The legacy of Danish Modernism is an impeccable calling card, but 21st century Danish design has moved on. Is the world ready to move on too?

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