Hygge : the Danish art of happiness / by Marie Tourell Søderberg ; in collaboration with Kathrine Højte Lynggaard.

"Hygge. This Scandinavian concept helps Denmark to be the happiest nation on earth. With no equivalent in English, this word describes a moment of happiness, warmth or togetherness, and is found in the little things in life. Marie Tourell Søderberg's guide will show you that hygge is truly all atrou...

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Main Author: Søderberg, Marie Tourell,
Other Authors: Lynggaard, Kathrine Højte,
Published: UK : Michael Joseph, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2016.
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Summary

Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you.
Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment.
Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell S derberg has travelled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating, entertaining and being inspired the hygge way.
Full of beautiful photographs and simple, practical steps and ideas to make your home and life both comfortable and cheering all year round, this book is the easy way to introduce hygge into your life.
'Pretty, homey and intimate, scattered with reflections from ordinary Danes' Guardian
%%% Others books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you.
Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment.
Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell S derberg has travelled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating, entertaining and being inspired the hygge way.
Full of beautiful photographs and simple, practical steps and ideas to make your home and life both comfortable and cheering all year round, this book is the easy way to introduce hygge into your life.
%%% Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you.
Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment.
Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell S derberg has travelled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating, entertaining and being inspired the hygge way.
Full of beautiful photographs and simple, practical steps and ideas to make your home and life both comfortable and cheering all year round, this book is the easy way to introduce hygge into your life.
%%% Other books will tell you how to be hygge. This is the only book that will show you.
Though we all know the feeling of hygge instinctively few of us ever manage to capture it for more than a moment.
Now Danish actress and hygge aficionado Marie Tourell S derberg - star of BBC 4's 1864 - has travelled the length and breadth of her home country to create the perfect guide to cooking, decorating, entertaining and being inspired the hygge way.
Full of beautiful photographs and simple, practical steps and ideas to make your home and life both comfortable and cheering all year round, this book is the easy way to introduce hygge into your life.
'Pretty, homey and intimate, scattered with reflections from ordinary Danes' Guardian


Table of Contents

Introduction

p. 4

How to Speak Hygge

p. 9

Where Does Hygge Come From?

p. 17

Togetherness

p. 29

Inviting Hygge to the Table

p. 67

How to Bring Hygge into your Home

p. 103

Hygge Throughout the Year

p. 159

The Potential in Hygge

p. 195

Postscript

p. 205

Hygge Dictionary

p. 206

Inspiration

p. 217

Acknowledgements

p. 219