'A NORDIC MOMENT'
ORIGINALITY, CRAFTSMANSHIP AND DEMOCRACY are fundamental elements of Danish design, historically and today. As a Copenhagen-based magazine, it felt natural for Ark Journal to highlight these principles and pay tribute to the Scandinavian way of living.
In V O L U M E 0 4 we look introspectively at the home as a living reflection of our passions.
We take an intimate journey through the Swedish family home of M A G N I B E R G founders Bengt Thornefors and Nina Norgren in an exclusive photo essay by MIKAEL OLSSON.
In London, MICHAEL ANASTASSIADES lives as he works, in a deeply pared-back and considered way, and the designer shares his international perspective on Danish design.
In the late 1950s HALLDOR GUNNLØGSSON designed and built a perfect small house on the coast north of Copenhagen. Combining influences from US modernists and Japanese aesthetics with Danish building traditions, the house is today considered an iconic 20th-century work.
For Nordic modern furniture dealer and designer RUNE BRUUN JOHANSEN, his Copenhagen apartment is an ascetic space, creating a perfect backdrop for his selected design pieces.
We explore NEW TALENTS on the local design scene and ARCHITECT MADE furniture from the golden age of Danish Modern