Articles Tagged ‘Danish design’

Where to Find Copenhagen’s Everyday Art

Where to Find Copenhagen’s Everyday Art May 20, 2011 | free, Things to Do | Read More
Some art was never really designed to gather dust on a museum wall. Northern Europe’s design city Copenhagen holds a number of works of art in everyday places that range from a beach promenade to a restaurant toilet. Here’s the NileGuide list on where to find four one-of-a-kind art pieces—without...

Copenhagen’s Ørestad Unveils Business Hotel Deluxe

Copenhagen’s Ørestad Unveils Business Hotel Deluxe May 13, 2011 | Hotels, What's New | Read More
Scandinavia’s largest design hotel, the Bella Sky Comwell, opens this Sunday in Copenhagen’s dynamic  Ørestad neighborhood. With 23 floors, 814 rooms and 30 meeting and conference rooms, the Bella Sky Hotel and Conference Center has been designed by architect firm 3XM and is made up of two...

Copenhagen Attraction Changes Name

Copenhagen Attraction Changes Name April 9, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
One of Copenhagen’s oldest art museums, the Danish Museum of Art & Design or Kunstindustrimuseet on Bredgade in the Frederiksstaden district of Copenhagen is now more than 115 years old. In March, museum directors opted to changed its name to ‘Design Museum Danmark’ as part of a newer, more...

Copenhagen Show Turns Recycling into an Art

Copenhagen Show Turns Recycling into an Art February 11, 2011 | Events, free, What's New | Read More
A new show that opened in Room 101 of Vesterbro exhibition center Øksnehallen today really is a load of rubbish. However you feel about modern art, these pieces are created from what Copenhageners have thrown away. The aim of the show, ‘Sort Slips Hvidt Slips’ (Black Tie White Tie) is to challenge...

Copenhagen Souvenirs on a Shoestring

Copenhagen Souvenirs on a Shoestring November 26, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Visitors to Copenhagen generally leave with a ridiculous Viking helmet of the kind you’d only ever wear after ten bottles of Carlsberg, a small troll figurine or a replica of the Little Mermaid. So what can the more discerning shopper take with them that really encapsulates the best of the Danish capital,...

New York Times in Copenhagen

New York Times in Copenhagen July 16, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Overseas journalists can’t get enough of the Danish capital, it seems: Most recently, it was the turn of New York Times writers Seth Sherwood and Frank Bruni to sing the praises of Copenhagen. On July 1, not one but two articles explored the city streets: Seth Sherwood’s 36 Hours in Copenhagen was...