Ten interiors featuring classic and contemporary Danish design

Danish design is acknowledged for its use of wooden, streamlined shapes and very simple silhouettes. In this lookbook, we round up ten interiors from all in excess of the globe that aspect both new style and design and legendary furniture pieces from the Scandinavian country.


A hotel in Los Angeles, a barn-turned-property in Canada and a Copenhagen flat are just some of the examples in this lookbook of interiors with stunning Danish structure.

Items by Danish mid-century contemporary designers, like Finn Juhl, are combined with newer types from brands these types of as &custom and Skagerak to develop interiors that mix the traditional with the modern day.

This is the most current roundup in our Dezeen Lookbooks series that present visual inspiration for designers and structure fanatics. Past lookbooks include retro green loos, texture-hefty cafe interiors and homely workplaces with interiors you could live in.


Photograph is by Jeff Cate

Hudson Woods home, US, by Magdalena Keck

New York interior designer Magdalena Keck‘s design for this home in the Catskills, New York, blends Japanese minimalism with Danish mid-century present day style and American crafts pieces.

A Finn Juhl eating desk and chairs have pride of location in the dining home, where they sit in entrance of a balcony with panoramic sights of the encompassing mother nature. A brass pendant light-weight beautifully matches the brown wooden of the furniture.

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The Audo by Menu and Norm Architects

The Audo, Denmark, by Menu and Norm Architects

Danish brand name Menu teamed up with studio Norm Architects to build The Audo, a resort in Copenhagen’s up-and-coming Nordhavn region.

Right here, the two corporations combined soft inexperienced and beige colours with wood, stone and glass information to make an interior with timeless charm. Home furnishings by Menu, which utilizes the hotel as its showroom and headquarters, sits up coming to present day artworks and dried-flower preparations.

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Interior of Fano House by Knud Holscher

Fanø Home, Denmark, by Knud Holscher

Architect Knud Holscher’s design for a summer months residence on Fanø, an island off the southwest coast of Denmark, is complemented by an inside design by Staffan Tollgård Studio, which crammed the property with tactile, purely natural materials and evergreen structure parts.

In the living area, Danish designer Hans J Wegner’s wooden and woven paper-chord CH25 Quick Chair is matched with a Flowerpot lamp by Danish designer Verner Panton in a shiny beige hue.

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Penthouse M by CJH Studio
Photograph is by Cathy Schusler

Penthouse M, Australia, by CJH Studio

This penthouse on Australia’s Gold Coastline was built to have a serene interior as a “complete juxtaposition” to the ordinarily “ostentatious” households seen all-around the area. Rather, CJH Studio chose white and neutral colours to produce a timeless design and style.

Two rice lamps by Spanish designer Jaime Hayon for Denmark’s &custom build a decorative focal place in the living home, where they are framed by the translucent curtains masking floor-to-ceiling home windows.

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Light and airy meeting room
Picture is by Andrew and Gemma Ingalls

Alsace LA, US, by Property Studios

The interiors of Los Angeles hotel Alsace LA element Mediterranean influences, warm wood tones and classic objects. In its meeting place, Danish brand Gubi’s gentle, bulbous chairs sit on a handwoven Moroccan rug.

Loads of environmentally friendly vegetation and lights and home furniture with welcoming curved and round varieties build an inviting inside with an organic come to feel.

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PH House by Norm Architects

Copenhagen house, Denmark, by Norm Architects

This property in Copenhagen was allegedly the moment the dwelling of renowned Danish architect Poul Henningsen, who made the legendary PH lamp.

Norm Architects used some of Henningsen’s lights, which the house’s operator collects, in its structure for the inside, and complimented them with modern-day pieces these kinds of as the JWDA desk lamp by Menu.

A stable block of marble makes for an sophisticated, minimalist espresso table, all over which sits darkish teak mid-century modern-day home furniture.

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The Barn by La Firme
Photo is by Ulysse Lemerise

The Barn, Canada, by La Firme

An deserted shed was turned into a property by studio La Firme, which disassembled it and rebuilt it at a new location on a farmhouse assets in Mansonville, Quebec.

Inside, the furnishings consists of Wegner’s common Wishbone chairs, eight of which sit about a eating table in the spacious dwelling space.

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Photo is by Billy Bolton

Mayfair condominium, British isles, by MWAI

This spartan condominium in London’s Mayfair area was developed to resemble a lodge suite and options a number of room-saving answers.

In the 37-sq.-metre home, hanging present day design and style pieces had been utilised to make a great deal of impact in a modest space. These incorporate Danish brand name Skagerak’s Georg stool, with its recognisable woolen cushion held in area by a leather-based strap.

Knowledgeable by “Nordic sensuality and Japanese minimalism,” it adds fascination to a streamlined interior.

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Vibo Tværveh cabin in Nykøbing Sjælland, Denmark, by Valbæk Brørup Architects
Image is by Torben Eskerod

Vibo Tværveh, Denmark, by Valbæk Brørup Architects

This barrel-vaulted cabin in a Danish forest allows its supplies speak for by themselves, with a extraordinary living room clad in pine wooden.

Two substantial black pendant lights, referred to as Suspence and developed by Danish-Italian design duo GamFratesi for furniture manufacturer Fritz Hansen, hold higher than a stress-free living place.

The lights deliver a graphic distinction to the wood and matches the large black steel supports that run alongside the duration of the cabin.

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Photo is by Eric Petschek

Donum Dwelling, US, by David Thulstrup

Danish designer David Thulstrup introduced a touch of his property country to his refurbishment of Donum Dwelling (above and best picture) in California’s Sonoma County.

Rooms were being embellished in neutral colors and earthy supplies, which includes oak-and-rattan screens that Thulstrup made himself.

Louis Poulsen’s common artichoke lamp hangs earlier mentioned a dining desk, introducing a sculptural feature to the otherwise pared-back again interior.


This is the most recent in our sequence of lookbooks furnishing curated visible inspiration from Dezeen’s impression archive. For more inspiration see past lookbooks showcasing homely place of work interiors, retro environmentally friendly bathrooms, and texture-large cafe interiors.