Situated in the Krystalgade close to Copenhagen's main shopping boulevard Strøget, the Royal Palace and the hottest nightlife spots, Hotel Skt. Petri is the perfect gateway to explore this hip and vibrant Northern European metropolis. The 268-room hotel is everything which top-notch modern Scandinavian design has to offer: modern urban living comfort, featuring minimalist style and a magnificent to-the-point functionality with sober and strong lines. Danish artist Per Arnoldi has based the color scheme on the tricolor: bright whites contrasting with cool blues and vivid reds adorn the Skt Petri's interiors down to every last kitchen utensil.


Designed by UK based Orbit Design Group, Umami offers a truly unique dining experience. Based on the Japanese philosophy of natural, seasonal ingredients, accentuated by the substance and tradition of French cuisine. With an international flavour, Umami offers the very best in modern Japanese cuisine - Copenhagen style.



The Jørn Utzon designed Paustian flagship in Copenhagen is a must-see for all designer furniture lovers. Besides owning an extensive catalogue—one of Denmark’s largest furniture retailers is also the sole importer of household design names that would make any modern design glutton an immediate fan: Ruckstuhl, Verner Panton, Charles and Ray Eames are but a few of the hidden gems inside the store.

The leading department store in Denmark, Illum has everything for the design seeker - from Fashion to Furniture it's all here.

Founded in Copenhagen in 1992 by Ole Høstbo, Dansk Møbelkunst Gallery specialises in 20th Century Scandinavian design. Since it first opened, the gallery has become a leading authority in Danish historical design from 1920–1970, with particular emphasis on rare modernist furniture, lighting and ceramics. The gallery regularly showcases some of Scandinavia’s most important furniture designers and architects in solo exhibitions such as - Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner, Poul Henningsen, Poul Kjærholm, Finn Juhl, Frits Henningsen, Børge Mogensen, Ole Wanscher and Kaare Klint.



In a world where a sense of humour comes in handy - modern architectural masterpieces appear to be inspired by the fun of childhood games and toys...

The Next Generation House by Sou Fujimoto Architects (with obvious similarities to Jenga) is a small weekend house that overlooks the River Kuma in Kumakura, Japan. The 4m cube offers surprising functionality due to the little spaces formed by the square cedar logs - perfect spaces for seating, sleeping, eating and storage.
The Next Generation House won 2009 Wallpaper Design Awards - Best Private House.

James May, a toy fanatic from the UK (and presenter of hit show Top Gear) has built a house entirely made from Lego. The two-story Lego palace is located in the middle of a vineyard and has a working bathroom. James used bricks pieced together by 272 Legos. Over three million bricks were used so that’s about 816 million Lego pieces. Thousands of people put their hand up to join in and help build this fantastic house with many lining up the night before construction started - Love it!!!



Now that Spring (or should I say Sprummer – Google it!!) is officially here, what better time to take inspiration from beautiful residential architecture and their fabulous interiors – the sky is blue and the sun in shining - from art to furniture, its time to get inspired – Sprummer style...

Portugal based firm SousaSantos Arquitectos designes the Y House as a vision device in the medieval town of Obidos, Portugal. The design was based on a system that rules the way the inhabitant sees the world and likewise the way the outside sees the dweller.

Remaining true to the original 1960’s Harry Ernest and Associates Courtyard House was key for Melbourne based Carr Design. The interior design of this sensation Melbourne residence won Carr this year's Australian design award for best residential interior in the 2009 Interior Design Awards.

On the danish island of Bornholm, Hotel Du Nord is the ultimate in creative chic. The Design Addicts sprummer holiday perfection - check out that kitchen!!