In Copenhagen I found a street filled with furniture stores, not something I would normally bother with, but it’s different in Denmark.
Table and chairs at a Danish Mid-Century Modern Furniture store. I didn’t realize that the Danes did wicker and rattan but they do, and they not only looked good, they were so comfy I didn’t want to get up. Eventually I gave up my seat to some other exhausted tourists and they collapsed in the chairs with sighs of ‘aaaaw’. The Design Museum in Copenhagen has a room dedicated to the art of the chair. All these chairs looked pretty comfy too, but you weren’t allowed to sit in them and check it out. Danish-design furniture in the Utzon Centre in Aalborg. Utzon was the architect best known for his design of the Sidney Opera House so it’s not surprising that the furniture in the ‘lobby’ has an interesting architectural quality to it.
Table settings in the Art Museum Cafe in Aalborg, Denmark. The bright cafe in the Silkeborg Museum. An orange wall with table and comfy chairs at a café in Copenhagen. In Koge, Denmark, the chairs have a goat-skin ‘blankets’ for added comfort. This grey sofa with lots of bright pillows was in a restaurant in Skagen, Denmark. It makes the modern square grey sofas that are trending here in Vancouver look impersonal and boring!This black webbing and sleek wood combo was something I found all over Denmark (but this is in Fiskebäckskil, Sweden.)The black webbing seating even extended to these Danish-design canoes.Another shot from Sweden: these modern design chairs in a Falkenberg B&B have little wool ‘socks’ on them to keep them from scratching the floors. More of Jennifer Nichole Wells’ One Word Challenge: Seat.