When visiting Aarhus, it is apparent that the city is both creative and innovative, and has rightfully become a mecca to anyone interested in design and furniture.
Check out these designer highlights where you will be able to find the next great piece for your home when in Aarhus.
The classic Danish design
© Designer Zoo
Designer Zoo originated in Copenhagen in 1999, but luckily, you are also able to buy their unique furniture in the Latin Quarter of Aarhus. The designers combine classically clean, natural materials with fresh and modern colors, patterns and textures. Their trademark design is “Bønnebordet”, a clean coffee table that is available in 15 different models and is by far their most popular product.
Badstuegade 19 - 8000 Aarhus C / Open: Mon-Wed 11.00–17:30, Fri 11.00-18.00, Sat 10:00-15:00
A wonderful pile of pillows at 1+1 Textil
In this treasure chest of design, you find the works of established designers and up-and-coming talents within Avant-garde Danish design. At 1+1 Textil, you can also browse through an exclusive selection of one-off jewelry, cozy cushions and the owners very own, prize-winning, cushion collection.
Grønnegade 41 – 8000 Aarhus C | Mon-Tue 12:00-17:00, Wed-Thur 11:00-17:30, Fri 11:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-15:00
The must-have item
The most recent must-have item in Scandinavian homes has been the wonderfully minimalistic, yet elegant, Kähler vase. Delightful colors and immaculate handcraft developed over 175 years by the Kähler family has turned into an iconic and easily recognizable design. The Omaggio design shown in the image above is their most recent success.
M.P Bruunsgade 41 – 8000 Aarhus C / Open: Mon-Thur 10:00-17:30, Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-14:00
Tradition at Hornvarefabrikken
The Hornware Factory has a long-lasting history dating back 200 years when visionary, Peter Husted, decided to create a business of the craft he learned from his father. Since then the business has changed owners and developed, but the products are ever so impressive. Browse through their selection of handmade cutlery, bowls, shoehorns and much more.
Store Torv 6 – 8000 Aarhus C / Open: Mon-Fri 11:00-17:00, Sat 11:00-15:00
This is just a shortlist of where to discover designer treats in Aarhus, but it’s a great place to start! When staying at the award-winning Radisson Blu Hotel, Aarhus you’re never far from fabulous designs and great art.
Top image © Visit Aarhus