Scandanavian-Designed Seating

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.Chair and table at a Danish Mid-century Modern Furniture store in Copenhagen, Denmark Table and chairs at a Danish Mid-century Modern Furniture store in Copenhagen, DenmarkI 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’. Danish Modern Furniture store in CopenhagenThe 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. The Design Museum in Copenhagen has a room dedicated to the art of the chairThe Design Museum in Copenhagen has a room dedicated to the art of the chairThe Design Museum in Copenhagen has a room dedicated to the art of the chairDanish-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.
Danish design furniture in the Utzon Centre in Aalborg, DenmarkTable settings in the Art Museum Cafe in Aalborg, Denmark. Danish design furniture in the Art Museum Cafe in Aalborg, DenmarkThe bright cafe in the Silkeborg Museum. The bright cafe in the Silkeborg MuseumAn orange wall with table and comfy chairs at a café in Copenhagen. An orange wall with table and comfy chairs in Copenhagen, DenmarkIn Koge, Denmark, the chairs have a goat-skin ‘blankets’ for added comfort. In Koge, Denmark the chairs have a goat-skin 'blankets' for added comfortThis 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!Sofa with lots of bright pillows in Skagen, DenmarkThis black webbing and sleek wood combo was something I found all over Denmark (but this is in Fiskebäckskil, Sweden.)Swedish modern seating in Fiskebäckskil, SwedenThe black webbing seating even extended to these Danish-design canoes.Even the kayaks in Silkeborg, Denmark have Danish 'design' seatingAnother 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. These modern design chairs in Falkenberg, Sweden have little wool 'socks' on them to keep them from scratching the floorsMore of Jennifer Nichole Wells’ One Word Challenge: Seat.

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