Ep. 134: Clever Extra – Unpacking Danish Design’s Timeless Appeal

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Why do we love Danish Design? What is it about Danish furnishings that makes them feel so timeless?

In this Clever Extra in partnership with Carl Hansen & Son, Clever unpacks society’s long-term love for Danish Design. Known for exceptional craftsmanship and an alluringly clean, organic aesthetic, many of the now-iconic pieces of the Danish Modern era were initially too avant-garde for Danes, and found their foothold in the US market. Carl Hansen & Son’s director, Erik Hansen, and Principal of Commune, Roman Alonso, break down the enduring appeal of Danish Design and its mark on our global design consciousness. Listen:

Knud Erik Hansen and Roman Alonso

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