What do frogs, insects and reptiles have to do with Danish crafts and design?

Explore the symbolic universe that defines Japanese art and learn more about how Japan has long been an important source of inspiration for Danish crafts and design.

Since it was founded, the museum has collected Japanese art as a source of inspiration for Danish arts and crafts. Influence from Japan visibly boosted to Danish handicrafts around 1900, and the fascination continued throughout the 20th century. Today the connection between Japanese and Danish design remains strong.