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Unique Scandinavian Design

Updated on May 15, 2013

Original Danish designs from Georg Jensen and Eva Solo

Scandinavian style is a synonym for simple, pure design forms. Home decor items, tableware, clocks, cutlery offered by Georg Jensen and Eva Solo perfectly fit into this definition. Designers working for them create timeless, luxurious, pure in form and beautiful objects.

If you are looking for a wedding gift, want to give something original to your loved one or just want to decorate your home or office with something simple, but beautiful - you are in right place. I have chosen for you some Danish design items in that I personally like. Maybe you'll like them too.

Georg Jensen Georg Jensen Helena Teapot W/Coaster
Georg Jensen Georg Jensen Helena Teapot W/Coaster

The Helena tea service is crafted in stainless steel and porcelain and consists of a tea pot with a volume of 1.3l. The tea pot also come with a porcelain lid and a porcelain coaster for easy serving and protecting the surface on which it sits.

 
Eva Solo Cool Fridge Carafe 1.0 L - Orange
Eva Solo Cool Fridge Carafe 1.0 L - Orange

Perfect for water, juice and iced tea, which can be brewed directly in the carafe using the tea filter from an Eva Solo tea maker. Fits most fridge doors. With or without a neoprene cover to keep the contents cold longer. Patented lip for drip-free pouring. 1 liter.

 

Cutlery

Georg Jensen Georg Jensen Arne Jacobsen Espresso Spoon (2 Pack)
Georg Jensen Georg Jensen Arne Jacobsen Espresso Spoon (2 Pack)

In 1957 Arne Jacobsen created the classic minimalist cutlery set which is simple in form and more contemporary-looking today than ever. The simple lines harmonize beautifully with the finish of the craftsmanship. Each piece fits naturally in the hand inviting its user to enjoy freedom and ease in movement.

 
Georg Jensen Arne Jacobsen 5-piece Steel Cutlery Set
Georg Jensen Arne Jacobsen 5-piece Steel Cutlery Set

"Arne Jacobsen" has been deemed 'flatware without frills', and continues to grow in popularity. Upon its design renowned architect Arne Jacobsen; "AJ's" clear, precise, simplified lines were considered a vision of the future and so pioneering it was used in Kubrick's 1968 classic film 2001:a Space Odyssey.

The set is crafted in matte finish 18/8 stainless steel. It is included in the design collections of museums around the world.

 
Georg Jensen Forma Knife Set For Cheese
Georg Jensen Forma Knife Set For Cheese

From the Forma Collection. Three forms of gently curved stainless steel designed for gracious serving of hard cheese, soft cheese and everything in between. Stainless steel, largest is about 5inch long

 
Georg Jensen Copenhagen Steel Five Piece Place Setting
Georg Jensen Copenhagen Steel Five Piece Place Setting

At first glance simple, slender and stylish. At the next, something logical and familiar. That's how architect Grethe Meyer describes her Copenhagen service, which she designed in 1991.

 
Georg Jensen Bernadotte Thermos 1L
Georg Jensen Bernadotte Thermos 1L

Designed by the Swedish Prince Sigvard Bernadotte in sterling silver in 1938, the design was adapted into a thermos jug in stainless steel in celebration of Georg Jensen's centenary in 2004. An icon of the Georg Jensen silversmith collection, this carafe embodies the clean-lined aesthetic of its designer, Prince Bernadotte. Using the original sterling silver forms, this reproduction is skillfully crafted in stainless steel with polished chrome plating and is insulated for use with hot or cold liquids. Please hand-wash..

 
Eva Solo Smiley Glass Bowl, 21cm, Lime
Eva Solo Smiley Glass Bowl, 21cm, Lime

Eva Smiley Bowl - Lime / 8 inch diameter Smiley bowl is perfect for candy or nuts in the inner bowl and use the curved outer bowl for wrappers or shells. Bowl in multi-layered laminated glass. 8 inch diameter.

 
Georg Jensen Elements Lantern
Georg Jensen Elements Lantern

ELEMENTS-Fire, air, water and earth. The ELEMENTS Lantern celebrates the outdoors and the powerful elements of nature. The lantern can be used in a variety of settings, from the urban to the wild. It is great for terraces, patios, gardens or lawns. Place it on a table for a charming addition to your alfresco meal or hang it from a tree to lend an exotic touch to your next outdoor gathering. The lantern's shape is based on the shape of a flame. Its design is practical and every precaution has been made to ensure that the tealight burns safely and that the lantern never overheats. The flame is protected from wind and rain, ensuring a radiant light no matter what the elements bring. Scandinavian outdoor design inspired by the outdoors.

 

Accessories

Georg Jensen Konno Cardholder
Georg Jensen Konno Cardholder

It is the elegant simplicity in Georg Jensen's products that surprises and delights the senses.

Designed by Japanese industrial designer, Hiromichi Konno, this cardholder protects business cards & credit cards in stylish elegance.

 
Georg Jensen Moneyphant Savings Bank
Georg Jensen Moneyphant Savings Bank

The latest design to join the parade of Georg Jensen elephants. In 1987, Jorgen Moller and his grandchild designed the elephant bottle opener, which went on to be a global favorite. More elephant-themed designs followed, including a key ring.

 
Jensen Steel Elephant Bottle Opener
Jensen Steel Elephant Bottle Opener

Impressed by the elephant's form while on safari in Africa, designer Jorgen Moller, adapted the elephant's form from where the trunk serves as a sturdy bottle opener.

 
Georg Jensen Bloom Candleholder 2 Pcs
Georg Jensen Bloom Candleholder 2 Pcs

Designed by Danish designer Helle Damkjaer the Bloom candleholders, crafted in stainless steel, are inspired by the fluid contours of a waterlily.

 
Georg Jensen Spin Box
Georg Jensen Spin Box

Georg Jensen and Karmin Rashid have joined their artistic and creative forces to create this attractive storage box that is perfect for an entry table, office desk or dressers. The SPIN BOX is in stainless steel with a removable white silicone inlay promoting the essence of simple living as smaller items can be organized nicely and hidden away.

 
Georg Jensen 1302 Steel Tray By Verner Panton Georg Jensen Denmark
Georg Jensen 1302 Steel Tray By Verner Panton Georg Jensen Denmark

Originally crafted for Georg Jensen in Sterling Silver, the 1302 Tray has also been known as the "Car Crash" tray. Panton designed the tray as a crumpled sheet of paper. This design classic is remastered in polished steel and is a new Fall 2010 introduction from the Georg Jensen Heritage Collection.

 
Eva Solo Drip Free Tea Maker with Neoprene Cover, 1-Liter, Red
Eva Solo Drip Free Tea Maker with Neoprene Cover, 1-Liter, Red

For tea that only needs to brew for a few minutes, spoon the leaves into the filter instead .The neoprene cover keeps your tea nice and warm. Made in Denmark

 
Georg Jensen Forma Cheese Knife and Serving Board
Georg Jensen Forma Cheese Knife and Serving Board

The FORMA cheese board/serving board brings Danish ingenuity to the realm of gastronomy with this sleek oak cheese and serving board. The polished and treated wood is both utilitarian and chic, a lovely addition to any table setting. Its versatility makes the board suitable for a casual supper or cocktail hour as well as a more formal dinner.

 
Georg Jensen Georg Jensen Twist Salt Cellar
Georg Jensen Georg Jensen Twist Salt Cellar

Designed by Danish designer Philip Bro Ludvigsen, the Twist salt cellar and spoon, crafted in stainless steel, brings a sculptural, yet fun, expression to the table top.

 
Fjorn Georg Jensen Glow Candlestick Steel
Fjorn Georg Jensen Glow Candlestick Steel

Burning thicker candles is an excellent way to provide warm light and give your home a cosy feeling-especially during the cold winter months.

The GLOW candleholder from designer Maria Berntsen is elegant: it is constructed of cords of stainless steel that wind around one another and cross over eachother in a style reminiscent of the infinity sign.

 
Georg Jensen Bloom Bowl - Petit
Georg Jensen Bloom Bowl - Petit

BLOOM serving bowls follow the easy curving lines one finds in nature Debuting in 2009, this is the latest in the BLOOM series. It is the smallest, making it perfect for serving nuts, dates, olives or other snacks. Based on flowers she discovered in her travels in Asia, designer Helle Damkjaer created the BLOOM serving bowl. The bowls represent petals of the exotic blooms she came across while she was abroad.

 
Eva Solo Tight Wine Bottle Stopper
Eva Solo Tight Wine Bottle Stopper

The Eva Solo tight wine bottle stopper seals wine bottles completely, allowing you to store your wine in the room or in the refrigerator up to several days. The innovative wine bottle stopper is made of stainless steel and rubber. It is dishwasher safe and part of Eva Solo's exclusive wine series.

 
Georg Jensen Cobra Steel Candlestick Pair
Georg Jensen Cobra Steel Candlestick Pair

The COBRA candleholder is designed by the German designer Constantin Wortmann. Though the candleholder looks as if it has been partially melted, the result combines a sinuous vitality that is also perfectly functional. Its snakelike strength and flow gives the piece its name - COBRA. The mirror polished stainless steel is further brought to life by the flickering of the candles it securely holds.

 

Do you like simple designs and Scandinavian style? Or rather prefer something less minimalistic? What do you think about designs from Georg Jensen?

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    • JanaLee LM profile image

      JanaLee LM 4 years ago

      So gorgeous! Loved the coffee pots.

    • Harshitha LM profile image

      Harshitha LM 6 years ago

      These designs are what I was looking for. I love these simple designs. looks perfect. Great lens. I liked the elements lantern and the teapot design.