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The Curated Gift by Kontrast

by Louise Fischer | December 10, 2014

Buying and giving presents can be a pleasure when you find something truly unique for your loved ones [otherwise it's a chore and we have enough of those]. Something special that makes their eyes sparkle, perhaps surprises them a bit [in a good way!] - and also of course hints at what fabulous taste you have yourself!  May we make a few curated suggestions of well designed gifts that don't break the bank?

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Tagged: Danish design, Gifts, Hygge

5 Key Ingredients to Danish HYGGE

by Louise Fischer | December 02, 2014

We are noticing that many people are intrigued by the Danish concept of HYGGE [pronounced sort of like HUYGAHH]. The fascination is probably partly linked to the fact that the Danes are considered the happiest people on the planet [according to the World Happiness Report by the United Nations].  Many factors contribute to that often quoted happiness statistic [i.e. health care, vacation and maternity policies, not to mention ever present bikes] but it is our view that a key contributor to Danish happiness is HYGGE.

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Tagged: Hygge

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by Louise Fischer | November 04, 2014

Blogging will be starting very soon and before the season, been too busy setting up and launching the store!