Event: “Danish Design” at the ASI

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From organic curves to beautiful natural wood, it is evident why Danish furniture is loved by many!   Next Wednesday, February 23th, please join the American Swedish Institute and learn about Danish design from Susan Jacobson.  In this lecture, speaker Susan Jacobsen will explore Danish designers including Arne Jacobsen, Hans J. Wegner and Poul Kjærholm, whose iconic creations have come to define “Danish Modern.”  Jacobson is the Director of Public Programs at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and is active in the Danish American community.  She has served on the boards of the Danish American Center in Minneapolis and the Danish American Heritage Society.

Come join other arts and design enthusiasts and enjoy the lecture at the American Swedish Institute on Wednesday, February 23rd from 7-8pm.

ASI Forum presentations are free for ASI members and included with museum admission for nonmembers. Freewill contributions are welcomed for refreshments after the talk. Reservations are encouraged but not mandatory – call 612-871-4907 to reserve your spot.

You may also RSVP on the American Swedish Institute’s Facebook event page!

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House Tour: Anna’s Danish Digs

Image from Apartment Therapy

Jose Gonzalez-Maciel recently profiled a St. Paul home on Apartment Therapy.  Anna’s home can really be described as quaint, Danish, comfortable and colorful.  After interning abroad in Denmark, she brought back lots of the Danish design aesthetic to her cozy home.  Wish all the color in the rooms, the winter months must be super cheerful!  Check out Jose’s full interview and house tour with Anna on Apartment Therapy’s website.

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