Cool Hunting Video Presents: Danish Tattooing

Our video exploring the colorful history of tattooing in Copenhagen

by Jon Nordstrøn brings his book Danish Tattooing to life by visiting Copenhagen’s most famous tattoo shops, telling stories along the way about the artists who made the subculture so significant there. From homemade tattoo guns to the influence of psychedelics on more recent styles, Nordstrøn’s colorful history is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the artform. Tattoo fans will also want …

Barbara Í Gongini Fall/Winter 2011

Otherworldly fashion from Copenhagen's emerging avant-goth designer

Defining her work as “dark avant-garde,” Danish fashion designer Barbara Í Gongini divides her work into two collections, the highly experimental Main Line and the slightly less radical Black Line. Both—continuously produced in collaboration with photographers, filmmakers and musicians—freely blur the boundaries between fashion and art. The look conjures dark elves and pale fairies but mixes in an urban and unorthodox (almost creepy) mood, which …

Cool Hunting Video Presents: TMA-1

Our video investigating the design behind Aiaiai's new DJ headphones

In this video, we visit Copenhagen to learn all about the design of Aiaiai‘s new DJ headphone, the TMA-1. Checking in with Kibisi designers Jens Martin Skibsted and Lars Holme Larson and Aiaiai co-founder Frederik Jørgensen, we learn about their design process and influences. To get your own pair of the DJ-approved headphones (James Murphy described them as “”nice and smooth without being flat”), you’ll …