Hygge and Light: Part 2

Meik Wiking, the hygge master, says: “Lighting is not just about candles. Danes are obsessed by lighting in general….Danes select lamps carefully and place them strategically to create soothing pools of light.” As indicated in last weeks post, light is essential for a hygge atmosphere. There is the warm glow of a candle but also lamps that… More Hygge and Light: Part 2

Hygge Vocabulary

The word “hygge” is often translated as cozy or a sense of well-being. And I’ve discovered there is a whole world of hygge words that are part of the concept. In this post I’ll share a few of my favorites. Four seasons of hygge: Forårshygge (spring hygge) Sommerhygge (summer hygge) Efterårshygge (autumn hygge) Vinterhygge (winter… More Hygge Vocabulary