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Ratzer Tracks Plaid Blanket

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Seriously green blanket making by Tina Ratzer in Denmark. $429.00

It doesn't get more sustainable than this: the wool is 100% Australian, biodynamic, merino wool – Demeter certified KbT, by IVN, Germany. The sheep are bred under biodynamic control. The soaps and spinnings oils used are biodegradable. The wool is not super-washed and no moth repellents are used. The dyes used do not contain heavy metals. The textile is woven, then milled without soap in......read more

Denmark Aims For 50% Wind Power

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Scandinavian country sets ambitious renewable energy goals

If all goes according to plan, Denmark will be the world's clean energy leader in the years ahead. This week, the Danish government announced ambitious green energy and carbon reduction targets designed to wean the nation off of oil and gas. The deal aims for a 34 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 compared to 1990 levels, and a 12 percent decrease in overall energy......read more

Efterklang, "Hollow Mountain"

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New Efterklang vid features grainy landscape photography overlaid with geometric ciphers

Danish experimental folk outfit Efterklang returns with a new video for the opening track off of Piramida, their fourth studio album due in September on 4AD. Directed by Oodls (creative duo Jakob Steen and Christoffer Frandsen), the clip for "Hollow Mountain" is appropriately expansive, exploring sweeping natural landscapes via a series of photographs that hang from the beams of a......read more

Danmark: Photos by Bettina Gal

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Gorgeous double-exposed images of Denmark

In 2011, Hungarian graphic designer and photographer Bettina Gal packed up and moved to Denmark for half a year. Luckily for our eyeballs, she documented her stay in these photos posted to Behance, which we had to post since we are suckers for epic landscape photography that incorporates smart type design. The photos feature simple Danish words and phrases ("love," "sorry," "see......read more

The Blue Planet by 3XN

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The latest incarnation of the Denmark Aquarium mimics the waves of the sea

The swirling Blue Planet aquarium in Copenhagen, designed by Danish studio 3XN, has recently opened to the public, and it's a spectacular building to say the least. Designed to resemble a wave or a whirlpool, the waterfront structure appears to melt into the ocean. The building comprises a series of curved wings, designed to mimic the shapes generated by swirling water, and is clad in shimmering......read more

When Saints Go Machine, "Iodine"

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This clip featuring iodine megacrystals takes a literal interpretation of the song's title

The video for When Saints Go Machine's "Iodine" goes deep underground to take a literal interpretation of its source material. Directors Kristian Nordentoft and William Reynish train their lens on pictures of actual iodine crystals, which are given depth thanks to a camera mapping technique. Beyond the explorer delving deep underground to sample some of the crystals, there's not much of a......read more

Sculpture by the Sea, Denmark

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A free public art festival returns to Aarhus on the Danish coast

Whether you're talking about food, fashion, music, or art, Denmark is a veritable hotbed of culture (not to mention one of the greenest countries in the world). The coastal town of Aarhus contributes to the vibrant cultural community by playing host to Sculpture by the Sea, a huge outdoor sculpture exhibition that runs through the month of June. First launched in 1997, the festival takes place in......read more

People's Meeting Dome, Denmark

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A fantastic deconstructed geodesic dome built with recycled wood

For this year's People's Meeting in Bornholm, Denmark, architects Kristoffer Tejlgaard and Benny Jepsen were asked to create a venue that would help spark debate and discussion about the future of housing. Their inventive response was the "People's Meeting Dome," a deconstructed geodesic dome made from a combination of recycled and local materials.  The building is composed of triangular......read more

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