The Influence of Danish Design

With London design festival just around round the corner and the whole industry about to dive gloriously into a celebration of excellent design, it’s sometimes nice to brush up on a bit of design history.

While housed under one umbrella concept, characteristics of Scandinavian design vary between countries. Reflecting the country’s seafaring heritage Danish Design is fluid , taking inspiration from foriegn culture. The influences of Danish Design are ‘Nautical Heritage’, ‘English Regency’ and ‘American Shaker Furniture’

Just in time for the season, one of London’s best furniture stores Aram has released this inspiring bite-sized infographic charting the key designers and iconic pieces that have influenced the landscapeĀ of modern Danish Design.

Aram_Danish Design (graphic)

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Author: Rohini Wahi

Rohini is a London based freelance journalist and trend forecaster for the design industries. She has worked for Elle Decoration, Living Etc, Houzz and Design Sponge amongst others.

She loves a period drama and keeps a tidy home. Launched in 2007 The Beat That My Heart Skipped focuses on home inspirations, design trends, lifestyle and food – coupled with an insight into Rohini’s work and home life – from key picks at trade shows to styled weekend soirees. To contact Rohini for queries, work for hire or just to say hi drop her a line at mail@rohiniwahi.com

1 Comment on The Influence of Danish Design

  1. Ally @ Dowsing & Reynolds
    Thursday, August 27th, 2015 11:33 at 11:33 am (2 years ago)

    Really nice infographic…I feel like I’ve learnt something today!

    Ally

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