Danish design as important to Europe as Belgian chocolate, says New York Times

Newspaper claims “must see” Normann Copenhagen is one of the continent’s best tourist attractions

The Danish design store Normann Copenhagen on Østerbrogade is among the top 12 things that must be visited during a European vacation, according to an article published in the New York Times.

"The calendar is filled with fashion shows, art exhibitions and lectures, and the staff change the window display facing the street every night," gushed the article.

Quirky and pricey
The article said that Danish design has become as important to Europe as Belgian chocolate, Hungarian paprika, silk from Florence and German beer.

It praised Normann’s “playful and colourful interior design” and the wide array of quirky – and expensive – Danish products on offer.

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The article said that Normann Copenhagen's design for the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the edgy look of the Danish TV series ‘The Killing’ appeals to the intellectual and arty side of the US – especially New York – crowd.