A two-minute walk south of the City Hall on H.C. Andersens Boulevard is the Dansk Design Center with ongoing Danish and international exhibitions.
The Danish Design Centre seeks to promote the value of design for Danish business and industry. Denmark has a unique design narrative. The DDC is rooted in history and in the qualities that Danish design stands for, but it is also oriented towards the future.
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Until 29 September you can explore the winners and finalists of this year’s Danish Design Award, who demonstrate the difference design can do.
Across the road is the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. This exquisite museum offers a grand art collection begun by the brewer Carl Jacobsen and maintained by the New Carlsberg Foundation.
There are collections of ancient Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Etruscan sculptures, as well as some French masterpieces from Cézanne, Gauguin and Todin. The lush, palm-lined indoor Winter Garden has a wonderful café.
Feature image (on top) Sculptures in Ny Carlsberg Gyptotek
Art and Design in Copenhagen, written by Tor Kjolberg