Looking for great design in Copenhagen isn’t hard. After reveling in the chair exhibit at the Design Museum, my daughter Quinn and I (for whom I owe photo credits) went out looking to see if Copenhagen was resting on its’ design laurels. Hey, they certainly could…we seem to be leaning on their classic designs in North America!
We found that Jacobsen and Wegner aren’t living as ghosts in Copenhagen. It is truly design as evolution. One great example is the reimagining of the traditional porcelain patterns at Royal Copenhagen. Take your grandma’s china and make it modern!
We also happened upon HAY, a relatively new company (founded 2003) that is certainly on the forefront of design.
A company that relishes in young new designers through contests and talent awards, it is wonderful to see a Danish company support this thriving community.