PH 3/2 Academy Developed in 1920s by Poul Henningsen based on a three-shade system for the PH Lamp Family designed for a large exhibition hall in Copenhagen, Denmark called "Forum". The PH 3/2 Academy pendant has become a timeless and permanent "character" in many danish homes.
Spring feeling in this beautiful light and comfy sunday setting 🌱 The World renowned designer and architect Arne Jacobsen, designed many things. He also draw the pattern for this amazing wallpaper named Ypsilon, which is found in room #223, dedicated to Arne Jacobsen.
Did you know that Hans J. Wegner's "The Chair" was used for the world's first televised election debate in 1960 between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon? The Round Chair, also known as The Chair, is one of Wegner's greatest works ever - especially even abroad. with the help of the election debate in 1960 and a great mention in the American design and architecture magazine, Interiors, shortly after its launch in 1949, has become a world icon in furniture as it is today.
The headline for 1950s home interior design, is difficult to condense into one sentence. Denmark, like the rest of the world, was in financial need after World War II. This provided the basis for designing and producing furniture at prices where the people could participate. So-called democratic furniture, without compromising the quality 📺
How would you like to stay in room 570 also know as “Collectors Suite” A room filled with some of the greatest danish architects and designers from the “golden era” Here is a view of the living room in the suite. We got some special coming for this amazing room 🛋
Room 565 - is one of just two suites at Hotel Alexandra. As you may already have guessed, this suite has been dedicated exclusively to the great danish designer - Verner Panton. Here is a look at the dark/cozy and yet bright bedroom inside the suite.
Long derided as tacky and vulgar, the design of the ’70s is now a source of great inspiration. At Hotel Alexandra we have dedicated one room, solely to the happy and colourful times of the Nineteen-seventies.
Glove Cabinet from House of Finn Juhl. Designed by Finn Juhl in 1961. His wife Hanne Wilhelm Hansen loved gloves, but she had difficulty keeping track of the many pairs, and the color-coded trays were therefore designed to help her keep track of her gloves. Today the Glove Cabinet has reach iconic status among furniture collectors. You can find our own Glove Cabinet, somewhere around the lobby area.
Jens Risom was a danish/american furniture designer and one of the first to introduce, scandinavian design to the americans in the 50’s and 60’s. In September 2017, we opened a room, specifically dedicated to the skilled furniture designer, Jens Risom.