The 5 biggest shops for Danish Design

1) Illums Bolighus

Illums Bolighus is a massive, multi-level department store dedicated exclusively to the very best of Danish and Scandinavian design. This ‘temple to modern design’ is overwhelming in all the best ways.

product ileum bolighus

2) Normann Copenhagen

Recognised by The New York Times as one of the ‘12 Shopping Treasures of Europe’, this concept store carries the full line of Normann Copenhagen’s own design products as well as hundreds of other books, clothing, and interior products from fellow Scandinavian brands.

design Normann Copenhagen

3) HAY House

In recent years, there has been no bigger name in Danish design than HAY. Inside HAY House, the brand showcases their goods in the unique context of an apartment space overlooking Copenhagen’s Amagertorv (Amager Square).

HAY house sofa

4) Paustian

Located in a showroom designed by Danish architect J.rn Utzon (designer of the Sydney Opera House), Faustian has been a leading name in Danish design for decades. The shop showcases a sophisticated and elegant mixture of new design and classic Danish masterpieces.

interior design Paustian

Kalkbrænderiløbskaj 2

+45 3916 6565

5) Bolia

Bolia is a rising star in the world of Danish design. Balancing practical Nordic minimalism with playful geometries, Bolia creates ingenious and (relatively) affordable furniture, lighting, housewares, and textiles.

Bolia Design sofa


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