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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
USD $29.95
| CAN $45

Pub Date: 2/28/2017
Active | In stock


BøRGE MOGENSEN: SIMPLICITY AND FUNCTION

Edited with text by Michael Müller.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742115
USD $75.00
| CAN $99

Pub Date: 2/28/2017
Active | In stock


CARSTEN LORENZEN

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

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738422
USD $85.00
| CAN $112.5

Pub Date: 5/26/2015
Active | In stock


DANISH LIGHTS: 1920 TO NOW

By Malene Lytken.

STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788793604674
USD $65.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 1/21/2020
Forthcoming


ENTASIS 1995–2015

Text by Christian Cold, Pernille Scheuer, et al.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775740272
USD $85.00
| CAN $112.5

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
Active | In stock


FINN JUHL AND HIS HOUSE

Text by Per H. Hansen, Birgit Lyngbye Pedersen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775737975
USD $55.00
| CAN $72.5

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


FURNITURE BOOM

Text by Lars Dybdahl.

STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788793604124
USD $75.00
| CAN $105

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
Active | In stock


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
USD $29.95
| CAN $39.95

Pub Date: 2/28/2010
Active | In stock


HANS J. WEGNER: JUST ONE GOOD CHAIR

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738095
USD $75.00
| CAN $99

Pub Date: 9/30/2014
Active | In stock


HARPA

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775733410
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 4/30/2013
Active | In stock


LANDMARKS: THE MODERN HOUSE IN DENMARK

Text by Michael Sheridan.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775738033
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 6/30/2014
Active | In stock


POUL KJAERHOLM

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

LOUISIANA MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

ISBN: 9788791607271
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 8/15/2006
Active | In stock


THE DANISH CHAIR

Text by Christian Holmsted Olesen.

STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788793604315
USD $65.00
| CAN $90

Pub Date: 2/19/2019
Active | In stock


THE FURNITURE OF POUL KJæRHOLM: CATALOGUE RAISONNé

Foreword by Hanne Kjærholm. Text by Michael Sheridan.

GREGORY R. MILLER & CO.

ISBN: 9780974364889
USD $90.00
| CAN $120 UK £ 80

Pub Date: 2/1/2008
Out of stock indefinitely | Not available


WATERCOLORS BY FINN JUHL

Text by Anne-Louise Sommer.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775742092
USD $60.00
| CAN $79

Pub Date: 1/24/2017
Active | In stock


Recommended Reading: A Book List on Danish Design and Architecture

FORTHCOMING

Danish Lights: 1920 to Now

By Malene Lytken.

Some of the greatest innovations in modern lamp design were made in Denmark

One of the most iconic examples of 20th-century Danish design is the PH lamp, designed by Poul Henningsen in 1925. Combining functionalism with aesthetic innovation, the lamp’s sleek and economical design won a gold medal at that year’s International Exhibition of Modern Decorative and Industrial Arts in Paris. Taking this lamp as its point of departure, Danish Lights examines the histories of 100 lamp designs dating back to the 19th century.

By way of its individual case studies, the book provides a detailed survey of the development of lamp . . . .go to book page >>

Danish Lights: 1920 to Now

STATUS: Forthcoming | 1/21/2020

This title is not yet published in the U.S. To pre-order or receive notice when the book is available, please email orders @ artbook.com

Danish Lights: 1920 to Now
STRANDBERG PUBLISHING

Hbk, 8 x 12 in. / 272 pgs / 240 color / 75 bw. | 1/21/2020 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9788793604674 | $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 | $29.95


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


Finn Juhl and His House
Finn Juhl and His House
HATJE CANTZ

Hbk, 9.25 x 9.25 in. / 222 pgs / 183 color. | 9/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9783775737975 | $55.00


Furniture Boom
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


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 Danish Chair
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


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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