hygge

hygge

The state of happiness and contentment that one feels in a cozy, relaxing environment. This Danish word, pronounced "HOO-guh," describes the penchant in Denmark for appreciating life's simple pleasures. For me, hygge is sitting by the fireplace and listening to classical music with my husband.
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I find my happy place in the smashed roast potato - piquant, garlicky and super comforting, it's hygge on a plate.
THE LATEST HOME TREND FROM ABROAD (ANOTHER ONE) Bye Hygge The moment has come to call time on the Hygge home trend.
Loloi's Hygge rug collection is made of hand-loomed wool with geometric designs and braided tassels.
And," she concludes, "like the ideas of hygge and lagom it is, ultimately, a concept from a different culture from which we can all learn
And get a little of the culture as well - hygge and all that is such a big thing, but seeing it first-hand is going to be completely different.
The Alexander House Hotel & Utopia Spa is the newest luxury hotel in the United Kingdom to take on the Danish concept of hygge --loosely translated as a year-round feeling of warmth, wellbeing and cosiness--and make it part of its daily offering.
Perhaps, it started with us embracing the Danish word and ritual, hygge i.
He's responsible for sharing the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced hoo-ga, meaning cosiness and togetherness) with the world.
Hygge is a Danish and Norwegian word which can be described as a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being.
ast your mind back 12 months when the interior design world was dominated by one word: Hygge.
A dining table in a light wood - such as this from the Jensen furniture range at Taylors Etc - will anchor a dining room Say farewell to 'hygge' and hello to the next generation of Scandinavian design ast your mind back 12 months when the interior design world was dominated by one word: Hygge.
4 The Danish language has the word Hygge, which means a feeling of relaxing togetherness.
READ IT FIRST we had hygge (pronounced 'hoo-gah', the Danish word for cosiness) and now the latest Danish buzz word is lykke ('lookah').
THE Scandinavians seem to have special words for everything and we love adopting them - from that old Swedish favourite, smorgasbord, to newcomers, such as the Danish hygge.