This article was published recently about Copenhagen’s founding and Danish modern roots. Check it out to learn more about the values and philosophies at Copenhagen’s core, as well as how Copenhagen cultivates "hygge" through its business practices and collection of modern and contemporary furniture.
The Danish concept of "hygge" is most directly translated into English as a "feeling of comfort and coziness." A person's surrounding environment, physical comfort, connections to others, and emotional state all influence their feeling of "hygge." This article offers a few strategies on how to bring more "hygge" into your daily life.
In April 1970, the first Copenhagen location opened in Phoenix, Arizona. After 47 years, Copenhagen has remained a family-owned and operated business that distinguishes itself through its dedication to providing high-quality customer service and a collection of functional, beautiful modern and contemporary home furnishings. The author interviewed owner Jorgen Hansen about Copenhagen's business and design philosophies.
In March 2016, Copenhagen celebrated Norwegian culture and design in collaboration with Ekornes of Norway - the world-renowned manufacturer of the Stressless recliners and sofas. Read about the author's experience at Norway Days and why she enjoyed attending.
Radio host Beth McDonald from 99.9 KEZ joins owner Erik Hansen in the Phoenix showroom to explore what she calls the "Copenhagen Equation", or Form + Function = Fabulous. Watch the video of the interview to see a few of Copenhagen's beautiful dining tables and to tour the showroom.