From Ghana to Taiwan, Denmark, US and more. At Venice Art Biennale 2019 – the Olympics of Art – many national pavilions have a strong architectural imprint. Check the ones we liked the most.
How does the landscapes shape the architecture? The Irreplaceable Landscapes exhibition at Copenhagen DAC Museum narrates four of Dorte Mandrup’s most audacious projects dealing with natural environments threatened by Climate Change.
Dorte Mandrup’s partially submerged Icefjord Centre in Greenland offers a breathtaking view on one of the most active glaciers on the planet. The project is on show at Venice Biennale with an exhibition which recreates the sounds and the colours of Arctic wilderness.
The golden light of Nordic autumns and winter dew inspire the first collection of Danish lighting brand Nuura.
With the LEGO House, BIG scales up classic LEGO bricks to compose an architecture made of overlapping volumes hosting playful galleries and terraces with dinosaurs, giant trees, a submarine and a shark.
Inspired by Nordic gourmet traditions, Snøhetta, Thorstein Schmidt and René Redzepi conceived the wooden interior design of BARR restaurant in the former home of world’s renown noma restaurant.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2017: leading Scandinavian brands like Hay, Artek, Republic of Fritz Hansen and Carl Hansen & Søn reissue Nordic design classics by Arne Jacobsen, Alvar Aalto and more.
A steel corridor, mirrored walls and a pure pink room shine at Normann Copenhagen showroom in the Danish capital.
BIG’s Urban Rigger is the first floating housing solution for students in search of a cozy and an affordable place not far from Copenhagen’s city centre.
During 2016 Summer Olympics, the Heart of Denmark beats in Ipanema beach, Rio de Janeiro, with a temporary pavilion by Henning Larsen Architects that refers to the country seafaring and yachting tradition.
From Nigeria to Peru, from Thailand to Denmark, China and Brazil; six school projects at Venice Biennale show how architecture can battle contemporary challenges by providing a safe and creative environment for children.
Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter develops kids’ ideas and wishes to design a volumetric and silvery-wrapped children centre in Copenhagen.
A maze of interiors allows visitors to discover HAY 2016 collections including flatpacked sofas and outdoor furniture by the Bouroullec Brothers, a perforated plastic moulded chair by Scholten & Baijings as well as the new lightings of debuting brand wrong.london.
ACE flatpacked upholstered seatings by Hans Hornemann for Normann Copenhagen are designed to meet the lifestyle of young metropolitan nomads.
Renown designers created Menu new collections of chairs, accessories and tableware according to the motto “Modernism Reimagined”.
Iconic design for XXI century charisma. Republic of Fritz Hansen updates the empowering sling silhouette of Arne Jacobsen’s Oxford Chair.
Nic Nac: Nicholai Wiig Hansen designs Norman Copenhagen new collection of colourful and glossy steel containers and trays to keep things in order with style.
Baked upholstered mirrors, chemically oxidated sculptures, and poured bowls with fluid patterns. Emerging Scandinavian designers showcase their alchemic attitude at Maison&Objet’s exhibition TALENTS À LA CARTE.
Frame design collection of cubic shelves that look like 2D drawings allows endless compositions and can be hung on the wall or simply seat on the floor.
Danish brand Louis Poulsen relaunches an iconic PH lamp by architect Poul Henningsen: the new PH 3½-2½ will be available with an oxidising copper shade.
Form chair by Simon Legald for Normann Copenhagen merges hundreds of chairs from design history.
Nick Ross’ Tension Lamp bends like a fishing rod and wins 2014 Muuto Talent Award.
Colourful clay vases lock together with a steel tray thanks to hidden magnets that keep them in a upright position. Design by Hallgeir Homstvedt for Muuto.
45° Lamp by Tuomas Auvinen for MUUTO exploits un-used corner spaces with a unconventional yet functional style.
GamFratesi is Guest of Honour at Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014. The Danish-Italian design studio literally blends arts and crafts with a perfectly balanced lounge area.
Stockholm Furniture Fair 2014: students of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design explore beyond the border of conventional textile furniture.
Simon Legald completed the perfect Danish tea set with collections of vases, candleholders and trays for Normann Copenhagen.
This year the 55th International Art Exhibition at Venice Biennale hosted many projects, video-performances and site-specific installations that underline meeting points between art and architecture.
Young Danish company addinterior presents ANGEL, a sculptural stool with a poetic shape evoking an angel with the wings spread out.
ARCH:YOU by Anne Boysen for Applicata is the playful collection of houses in oak wood for kids.