Below please find examples of how you can decorate you living room, using tips from Danish interior designers.
Get inspired by these pictures. Use your old plates, figurines, silver trays, glass, etc. to create new and fascinating décors. Along with the pictures you will find links directing you towards the specific items.
Here we have a nice setup in dark colours from Arabia. Arabia Annual plates with motifs from the finish saga Kalevala can like Royal Copenhagen Christmas plates be used to eat from as you see here with a bit of breakfast and Arabia egg cup for the egg. A tin candleholder from Scandia Tin have been set to add cozyness.
Rorstrand mother's day plates are wellsuited for serving and light dinners.
Rorstrand father's day plates can be used in the same way.
Here we have Hackefors mother's day plates that cannot be used to eat from, but look good together with Rorstrand flower mini plates. These can be used for tea bags.
Swedish Orrefors mother's day plate in blue glass with motifs in gold.
Hummel mother's day plates with sweet animals can make a nice decor.
Danish glass lamp with Le Klint lampshade, an elephant figurines on wooden stand, Royal Copenhagen vase with cobalt blue background with flower motif. - You also see an old Bing & Grondahl tableware "Composer Coffee set" consisting of 12 different sets of cups w/cake plates, all with silhouette motives of the famous composers and with matching cake dish, cream jug and sugar bowl.
Here we find Christmas plates set with ballerinas and Asmussen glass candlesticks. At the front is a small vase with flowers.
Again, here the design is based on the green colors. - We have an Italian lamp, along with Hamlet (Asmussen) Design drop candle holders, a beautiful old ceramic vase from Royal Copenhagen. - At a plate stand a Noritake plate is placed, motif of Japanese men in typical Japanese costumes.
The design is helt in green colors. A hand painted green lamp and vase with large flowers, put together with a Royal Copenhagen figurine, the hunter, a green Bing & Grondahl bird figurine (budgerigar) and the special pineapple candlestick.
The design is in green colors. A hand painted green lamp and vase with large flowers, put together with a Royal Copenhagen figurine, the hunter, a green Bing & Grondahl bird figurine (budgerigar) and the special pineapple candlestick.
Here the color combination is more muted and calm. The large Polar bear easily slides in with the tall narrow lamp, the vase and the candlesticks. The contrast can be found in the small red flower placed in the tealight candleholder in front of the Polar bear.
Interior held in green nuances, here with a beautiful table lamp, with matching large green vase, put together with a Chinese green horse figurine with gold decoration that beautifully matches the brass candlesticks. Fashion magazines are casually placed on the bottom shelf and on top of this is an old round Aluminia vase with floral decoration.
Nearly the same interior, but with the beautiful (and very expensive) Flora Danica fruit bowl and plate.
This large setup combines the figurine Maiden and Knight with a large attractive glass lamp and two large candleholders and to break the colors and tealight candleholder with a red flower and two Asmussen tealight candleholders has been placed in front.
Here is the elegant white console put together with something more rustic, anything goes ..... - An old table clock is used as a bookend for the beautiful bound books. The Chinese lamp match the rest of the rustic home accessories.
Decorate the sideboard with a large stylish lamp, blue annual or Christmas bells, large Royal Copenhagen/Aluminia vase with blue pattern, Noritake plate, and a pair of brass candlesticks.
Again, the yellow and blue colours are beautiful put together. A large elegant lamp can be seen together with the old Royal Copenhagen faience earthenware vase and RC faience bowls from the 60s and 70s which are becoming popular again. - The great Wiinblad dish / plate on a plate stand are produced by Rosenthal and designed by our Danish artist Bjorn Wiinblad.
Assortment of vases, jars and tealight candle holders in matching style with a rustic wooden tray.
Create a nice atmosphere with the golden colours and the comfort of lit candles. - Here you see a Chinese lamp with oblong hexagonal lamp shade, Royal Copenhagen Margrethe bowl, brass candlesticks and a Holmegaard glass vase with fresh hyacinths.
Danish design at its best!
Reading Corner, consisting of a Le Klint Telescope lamp Model 349. On the wall some old Bing & Grondahl Christmas plates to match the Chinese woollen blanket with blue nuances, and the great Japanese Kutani Temple Jar. On the table there is an old brass candle holder, as well as a Royal Copenhagen glass vase with Mussel decoration.
An example of a set-up with Bjorn Wiinblad design, by way of Rosenthal dishes, and matching Rosenthal vase. - On the wall you see Bjorn Wiinblad glass Christmas plates from the 70s, placed together with a large off white classic lamp, and a Chinese black lacquer console and Chinese arm chair.
Memorial plate with Icelandic falcon together with white vases and jars in front of Asmussen candlesticks.
Here is the same setup, but on the wall, we hung white Bing & Grondahl memorial plates with gold and black. - The plates are quite common as they were produced in quite large numbers in the 70s, but they were quite expensive when they were produced, - The quality is however very good. - In the right combination, these plates are very decorative. - Maybe you should go in search in your belongings to find some old plates. - (Can of course also be purchased from us ..)
The large mouth blown glass vase is placed together with the famous Danish Asmussen drop candlesticks in brass, a black frog figurine from Royal Copenhagen, a black Chinese lamp with Chinese characters in gold to match the gold ormaments on the black console, and the Chinese lacquer chair. - A setup which goes well together, and which is not boring to look at ...
Here we have an ensemble of nature motifs with Bing & Grondahl Christmas plates of deer together with deer figurines, a vase with landscape motif in front of a Bing & Grondahl tablelamp. In the middle are two Asmussen Hexa candlesticks.
Here is almost the same set-up, however, the table lamp is different and the fascinating Chinese antique-red lamp with birds and flowers, match the plate on the wall, which is a Hutchenreuter plate, designed by Ole Vinther.
This ensemble is a beautiful arrangement of Aluminia Christmas plates and Brewery plates together with two children's welfare figurines set in opposition to two Royal Copenhagen figurines and a memorial plate of the fusion of Royal Copenhagen and Bing & Grondahl.
A setup with silver and black is always nice. For breaking the monochrome, we have used large floor candlesticks with bordeaux candles matching the fresh tulips, and a bordeaux oval lamp shade, Lene Bjerre table lamp.
Again, here is a mix of styles, which helps to provide a great personal style.
Most people would probably not mix The Japanese samurai couple, and the old Royal Copenhagen Christmas plates, however put together the right way, almost everything is possible. - Just go ahead with your experiments ....
Here is an idea for a set-up in the living room, in the hall, or where you need a something beautiful to look at... - Fresh flowers in tulip vase, a big bordeaux lamp with a lampshade, on the table is an old antique stoneware bear from Bing & Grondahl. - To give it all a charming and welcoming look a lovely book, and a set of glasses are placed.... Under the table there is a red Chinese jar, also called a Temple Jar, and beside that a great Royal Copenhagen tiger figurine.
The blue colours in living rooms is as popular as ever. - Here you find the pleasant reading corner, consisting of a nice large chair for relaxation, on the small white table a Chinese lamp that gives a good reading light, and also a cosy atmosphere. - Royal Copenhagen stoneware elephants and a small stoneware bowl from Royal Copenhagen. - On the wall we used beautiful old memorial plates from Bing & Grondahl.