Explore Design Matters’ favorite spots
Originally, Copenhagen was a Viking fishing village founded in the 10th century. Today the vibrant city is known for creativity and design. It has grown into being the epitome of Scandi cool. It’s a city filled with New Nordic design, high-quality food, beautiful bridges and lots of cycling commuters.
The Design Matters team is in love with the city. Below you can find our personal recommendations to experiences in and outside of Copenhagen.
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According to Lonely Planet, this is among the coolest neighborhoods in the world. Ingrid from Design Matters lives in Vesterbro, which is the former working-class area, but now one of the most fashionable places in Copenhagen. Ingrid’s insider tips top Vesterbro.
Shop at Gammel Kongevej (Old Kings Street).
Drink beers at Mikkeller.
Mia, Ditte, and Giorgia from Design Matters live in the vibrant, casual and young Copenhagen quarter – Nørrebro. Their insider tips to Nørrebro are:
Julie and Julius from Design Matters live just across the bridge from Downtown. Christianshavn is well known for the world famous Freetown Christiania and Noma. Enjoy the unique maritime atmosphere, cobbled streets, and small local cafes along the canals. Their insider tips to Christianshavn:
Experience beautiful Copenhagen and rent a Kayak at Kayak Bar
Outside Copenhagen in the countryside lives Michael from Design Matters. “Sjælland” (the island Copenhagen is located at) is filled with lots of cool art and culture, so don’t forget to seek out experiences outside the city. Michael’s insider tips to the countryside:
Taste delicious gourmet food with an ocean view at Restaurant Sletten.
Experience the nature and visit the historic UNESCO listed “Stevns Klint”