Danish Royalty to open showroom for architecture, design and consumer good in the Cape

The Crown Princess of Denmark, Her Royal Highness, Mary of Denmark and the Minister of Trade and Development Cooperation, Mogens Jensen will open a Danish showroom for design, architecture and consumer goods in South Africa’s deign capital – the city of Cape Town – November 3rd, 2014.

The facility, which has been created to strengthen ties between South Africa and Denmark, will showcase the historical, contemporary and modern designs of Danish origin. The exhibition will focus on the calming beauty of what has been voted the world’s happiest country.

The exhibition, titled ‘Youngblood’, will be held in a formerly industrial warehouse located in the centre of Cape Town. The venue has been renovated with a framework suitable for displaying the innovative design products and architectural knowledge of the Danish Kingdom.

Visitors can expect to see the Danish creative design proficiency of architects, home ware products, office furniture and animal hide suppliers such as Jacob Jensen Design, Lindberg, Naga, Natures Collection, BY:G, Aarthus School of Architecture and Pandora.

Once opened, entry to the showroom will be free and the showroom will be open to the public on 4 November from noon to 5pm, on 5 November from 12:30 – 4:30pm and on 6 November from noon until 3pm.


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