Tag: Copenhagen

  • Engraved

    Would love to know what was hidden under the paper-y residue on the rest of this engraved brass plate. And a few textures from Copenhagen:

  • Contrasts

    Whenever I’m in Copenhagen, I try to pay a visit to the Design Museum. Enough time lapses between my visits that when I return, there’s always something new and different to see. During one of my tours of the museum, there was a dramatic lighting installation of aluminum. Oddly enough, it shared a space with…

  • House

    The last time I was in Copenhagen it was very gloomy and on a walk around town this sign caught my eye. Without realizing it at the time, it seems I also snapped a bit of a self-portrait while trying to capture this lovely type.

  • Travel Notes–Denmark and Norway

    Over the years, I’ve gotten a lot of requests for travel tips from friends and acquaintances seeking ideas for their upcoming trips either around the US or Europe. Last year I put together a list of recommendations for Denver, but as I continue to talk with more people about planning out their trips, the most…

  • Rundetaarn

    Sometimes when I’m visiting Copenhagen for the day, I like to go up to the top of the 17th century observatory called the RundetÃ¥rn. The walk up to the top of the tower is a cobblestone spiral ramp. In the 18th century, Peter the Great rode a horse up to the top while visiting. Toward…

  • A stroll around Copenhagen

    Among the ports of call on my seemingly endless travel itinerary this year has been Copenhagen. When spending time in Sweden, I often like to pop down for the day. Thanks to the Oresund Bridge, it couldn’t be easier. Day trips like this are such a treat and nice way to give my mind a…

  • Limbo

    Founded in 2006 by Arnt Jensen and Dino Patti, Copenhagen-based Playdead is an independent game studio. Due for release this August, LIMBO is their first production. The original concept trailer for Limbo from 2006: Game trailer: I love the atmospheric quality and moodiness of their simple, almost dreamy artwork. And here’s the in-game teaser: