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Danish Design and Architecture Books

Danish Design and Architecture Books:
Ten Key Themes in Danish Design


  • Moderation in the dialogue with other countries
  • Building bridges – ‘preserving the continuity of development’
  • Liveability – creating a (Nordic) atmosphere
  • Tool aesthetics, simplicity and the detail
  • Crafts as a source of innovation for industrial design
  • The value of symbolism and associations
  • The social and empathetic profile – the user focus
  • The anti-authoritarian stance – pulling together
  • The ecological imperative – sustainability
  • The new temperament

Excerpted from 101 Danish Design Icons, (Hatje Cantz: 2017)

Image from Finn Juhl and His House, (Hatje Cantz: 2014)

TITLE ALPHABETICAL INDEX

101 DANISH DESIGN ICONS

Edited by Lars Dybdahl.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742122 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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BøRGE MOGENSEN: SIMPLICITY AND FUNCTION

Edited with text by Michael Müller.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742115 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 2/28/2017
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CARSTEN LORENZEN

Edited by Roland Züger. Text by Matthias Albrecht Amann, Roland Züger. Interview by Walter Stamm-Teske.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738422 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
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ENTASIS 1995–2015

Text by Christian Cold, Pernille Scheuer, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775740272 | US $85.00

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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FINN JUHL AND HIS HOUSE

Text by Per H. Hansen, Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775737975 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
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FURNITURE BOOM

Text by Lars Dybdahl.

STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788793604124 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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GREEN ARCHITECTURE FOR THE FUTURE

Introduction by Poul Erik Tøjner. Contributions by Ole Thyssen, Kasper Guldager, 3xNielson, Wilfried Wang.

LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9788791607660 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 2/28/2010
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HANS J. WEGNER: JUST ONE GOOD CHAIR

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738095 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
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HARPA

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775733410 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 4/30/2013
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LANDMARKS: THE MODERN HOUSE IN DENMARK

Text by Michael Sheridan.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738033 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 6/30/2014
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POUL KJAERHOLM

Edited by Michael Juul Holm, Lise Mortensen. Text by Michael Sheridan, Poul Erik Tøjner.

LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9788791607271 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 8/15/2006
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THE DANISH CHAIR

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788793604315 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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THE FURNITURE OF POUL KJæRHOLM: CATALOGUE RAISONNé

Foreword by Hanne Kjærholm. Text by Michael Sheridan.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9780974364889 | US $90.00

Pub Date: 2/1/2008
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WATERCOLORS BY FINN JUHL

Text by Anne-Louise Sommer.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742092 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 1/24/2017
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Recommended Reading: A Book List on Danish Design and Architecture

NEW PUBLICATION

Furniture Boom

Text by Lars Dybdahl.

This hefty book offers the last word on the Danish Mid-Century Modern look
Danish design is central to what has come to be known as the mid-century modern style; its iconic pieces are still considered classics and continue to inspire designers all over the world. But if pieces like Hans J. Wegner’s Y Chair (1950) and Finn Juhl’s Chieftain Chair (1949) carry an aura of timeless elegance now, they were born of a specific historical context.
In a new postwar welfare society, the demand for new kinds of furniture for new kinds of homes, workplaces and public institutions was . . . .go to book page >>

Furniture Boom

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Furniture Boom
STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

Hbk, 8.5 x 10.75 in. / 384 pgs / 193 color / 61 bw. | 2/19/2019 | In stock
ISBN 9788793604124 | $75.00


NEW PUBLICATION

The Danish Chair

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

The golden age of the perfect chair
Danish designers are renowned around the world for their beautiful and functional chairs. This substantial new book tells the full story of the Danish chairs that were created during the 20th century.
The Danish Chair: An International Affair is structured around chair types and illustrates how the golden age” of Danish furniture design was driven by the study and refinement of historical furniture types, including chairs from abroad that served as important sources of inspiration. It traces the family relations between the chairs and shows how they influenced each other in terms of detailing, . . . .go to book page >>

The Danish Chair

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The Danish Chair
STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

Hbk, 5.75 x 10.5 in. / 336 pgs / 249 color / 46 bw. | 2/19/2019 | In stock
ISBN 9788793604315 | $65.00


Danish Design and Architecture Books Active Backlist Titles

101 Danish Design Icons
101 Danish Design Icons
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 8 x 10.5 in. / 464 pgs / 250 color. | 2/28/2017 | In stock
ISBN 9783775742122 | $55.00


Børge Mogensen: Simplicity and Function
Børge Mogensen: Simplicity and Function
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 8.75 x 10.5 in. / 240 pgs / 230 color. | 2/28/2017 | In stock
ISBN 9783775742115 | $75.00


Carsten Lorenzen
Carsten Lorenzen
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 272 pgs / 500 color. | 5/26/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738422 | $85.00


Entasis 1995–2015
Entasis 1995–2015
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 2 vols., 9.75 x 12 in. / 384 pgs / 469 color. | 2/23/2016 | In stock
ISBN 9783775740272 | $85.00


Green Architecture for the Future
Green Architecture for the Future
LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Flexi, 8.75 x 8.25 in. / 144 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 2/28/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9788791607660 | $29.95


Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair
Hans J. Wegner: Just One Good Chair
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 300 color. | 9/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738095 | $75.00


Harpa
Harpa
HATJE CANTZ

Pbk, 9.5 x 10.75 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color. | 4/30/2013 | In stock
ISBN 9783775733410 | $60.00


Landmarks: The Modern House in Denmark
Landmarks: The Modern House in Denmark
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.75 x 10.75 in. / 336 pgs / 491 color. | 6/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9783775738033 | $60.00


Poul Kjaerholm
Poul Kjaerholm
LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

Hbk, 11.75 x 9.75 in. / 224 pgs / 200 color / 160 duotones. | 8/15/2006 | In stock
ISBN 9788791607271 | $60.00


The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné
The Furniture of Poul Kjærholm: Catalogue Raisonné
GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

Hardback, 8.75 x 8.75 in. / 224 pgs / 230 bw. | 2/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9780974364889 | $90.00


Watercolors by Finn Juhl
Watercolors by Finn Juhl
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.25 x 11 in. / 190 pgs / 200 color. | 1/24/2017 | In stock
ISBN 9783775742092 | $60.00






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