Design & Architecture


Design & Architecture

Tivoli Christmas Market

The Tivoli Christmas market in Copenhagen is a must during the winter season. The atmosphere is much like that of a small carnival, filled with the pungent smells of ginger cookies and glögg, Christmas carols and Danish arts & crafts. Linger over a traditional meal or indulge in a quick pick-me-up at one of its restaurants -try Michelin starred The Paul, Café Ketchup, Fregatten or Ultimo


Restaurant Jacobsen

A restaurant that was opened for master designer Arne Jacobsen's achievements. Its interior is a testament to Jacobsen's work.

Address: Strandvejen 449

Tel: +45 39 63 43 22

Fax: +45 39 63 43 20



Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory

Royal Copenhagen Welcome Center, Museum You can view the skilled work of designers of the world's top-rated product, Royal Copenhagen. There are also table-setting and paint courses that you can participate in. Inside the museum is an exhibit of products from when Royal Copenhagen was first established, you can also view the manufacturing process of ceramic ware. Second-rate products are also sold in the outlet shop.


Transport: 400m from Solberg subway station Tour times: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm Closed days: Saturdays/Sundays, December 25th to 31st, May 1st, June 5th

Admission fee: 40kr (35kr for groups with 15 or more persons)


Louis Poulsen

World-famous lighting equipment showroom.

Address: Nyhavn 11

Tel: +45 33 14 14 14

Fax: +45 33 14 60 62



Louisiana Museum for Modern Art

This beautiful modern museum is well worth a visit, if you are interested in art and architecture. It is surrounded by lakes and coasts, making the most of its natural environment. Works by Picasso, Munch and other well known modern artists are exhibited here. It is approximately a 30 min train ride north of Copenhagen

Address: Gl. Strandvej 13, Humleb a k 3050

Tel: +45 49 19 07 19



Gubi International

Address: Frihavnen Klubiensvej 7-9

Tel: +45 33 32 63 68




Not only does it offer an abundant selection of daily goods but you can also buy Danish ingredients at the market-type food section in its basement.

Address: Ostergade 52

Tel: +45 33 14 40 02



Fritz Hansen

World-famous furniture showroom of Fritz Hansen.

Address: Tofteengen 2 Vassingrød

Tel: +45 48 17 23 00



Old Stock Exchange (Børsen)

Completed in 1640 by command of Christian IV. An architectural structure with a distinctive twisted steeple that seems to reach for the sky, reputed as one of the masterpieces of Dutch Renaissance architecture. Since it is now used as an office building, its interior cannot be toured.


Copenhagen Hotel

There are also a number of design hotels in Copenhagen. Denmark's master designer Arne Jacobsen's "Radisson SAS Royal Hotel Copenhagen, " and the novel Scandinavian design of "Hotel Skt Petri"are hotels that are worth seeing.




A store that sells stylish interior goods from around the world, centred around products with Northern European designs.

Address: Kalkbrænderiløbskaj 2

Tel: +45 39 16 65 65



Bang & Olu

Company store of Denmark's audio equipment manufacturer that is well-know for its novel designs.

Address: Kgs. Nytorv 26

Tel: +45 33 11 14 15

Fax: +45 11 14 35




Illums Bolighus

An interior specialty department store that is a purveyor to the royal family. Stocks a selection of Danish-designed furniture, kitchenware, foods, and other products. From an assortment of products that range from the eccentric to the functional, you are sure to discover an item that will enhance your daily life. A shop worth seeing for those interested in Northern European interior design.

Address: Amagertorv 10

Tel: +45 33 14 19 41




Household kitchenware with simple Denmark designs.

Address: Østergade 10

Tel: +45 33 36 40 80

Fax: +45 33 91 77 40



The Round Tower (Rundetårn)

A cylindrical stone architecture made from red brick that was constructed as an astronomical observatory in 1642 by Christian IV. It is known as the earliest observatory in Europe. It is currently used as an observatory to view over the city of Copenhagen.

Address: Købmagergaden 52A

Tel: +45 33 73 03 73



Radisson SAS Royal Hotel

A 20-story high-class hotel of modern architecture, known as a landmark of the urban area. This hotel is the work of Denmark's master designer, Arne Jacobsen, and is recommended to those who are interested in northern European design. In particular, room 606, is the only room in which his design has been preserved without modification, and is open to spectators when it is not is use. The view from the observatory restaurant on the top floor cannot be missed.

Address: Hammerichsgade 1

Tel: 38 15 65 00

Fax: 33 42 63 00




Hotel Sankt Petri

A five-star high-class hotel that opened in 2003. Converted from a department store, this hotel features a beautiful lobby and room interiors that have adopted Scandinavian design and a large-scale conference room. The "Round Tower"is located near the hotel.

Address: Krystalgade 22

Tel: +45 3345 9100

Fax: +45 3345 9110





Secondhand shop of Danish furniture.

Address: Bredgade 3

Tel: +45 33 33 90 60

Fax: +45 33 33 91 30





Furniture showroom.

Address: Esplanaden 8b

Tel: +45 33 33 73 00



Casa Shop

Address: Store Regnegade 2

Tel: +45 33 32 63 68



Fredericia Furniture

Address: Bredgade 25F (Skt. Ann Passage)

Tel: +45 33 12 46 44



Casa Studio

Address :Gammel Mønt 14

Tel: +45 33 32 6368

Fax: +45 3332 6069


Hilton Copenhagen Airport Hotel

A high-class hotel adjacent to the airport that has adopted Northern European design in its lighting and interior. In particular, its atrium, located 45m above the ground, is a masterpiece. Even its small rooms are 33m sq. in size, providing enough space to kick back and relax.

Address: Ellehammersvej 20

Tel: 32 50 15 01

Fax: 32 52 85 28


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Holmegård Glass Factory (Holmegaard)

Transport: 80km southwest from Copenhagen. Approximately 1 hour from Copenhagen to Næstved by train. From there, take a bus to Fensmark.

Tour times: June 15th to September 15th Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 1.30, Fridays 9.30am to 12.30pm September 16th to June 14th Monday to Thursday 10am to 1.30pm Fridays 10:00 to 12:30 March 19th to October 23rd Saturdays/Sundays 11am to 2.30pm Closed: January 1st, February 24th-26th, December 31st

Admission fee: Free of charge

Address: Glasværksvej 54, Fensmark

Tel: 55 54 50 00 *********** ********************


Address: Gammel køge Landvej 22, 2500 Valby

Tel: +45 35 26 31 00

Fax: +45 35 25 08 05


Dansk Arkitec Center

Gammel Dok, a canalside warehouse built in 1882, was transformed into this center in 1998 and hosts many exhibitions on urban architecture. Its atmospheric interior includes a bookshop with many architecture and design-related documents, and a café adorned with white-based modern Danish furniture.

Address: Strandgade 27 B, (Christianshavn)

Tel: +45 32 57 19 30


Denmark Design Center

Teaches the industrial design and general design of Denmark, and bears a gallery in its basement where three types of exhibitions are held on a full-time basis. The cafeteria is also very popular.

Address: H.C.Andersens Blvd. 27

Tel: 33 69 33 69

Fax: 33 69 33 00


Industrial Art Museum (Kunstindustrimuseet)

With rococo-toned architecture, the building was constructed in the 18th century as Fredericks Royal Hospital. The museum features various craftwork in a spacious area surrounding the courtyard. Trace the evolution of Danish craftwork.

Address: Bredgade 68

p: +45 33 18 56 56


The Square Hotel

Address: Rådhuspladesen 14

Tel: +45 33 38 12 00

Fax: +45 33 38 12 01