Library

Welcome to the Design­museum's Library

The library is closed until the beginning of 2022. You can borrow the library’s books through www.bibliotek.dk and pick up the books at your local library (in Denmark only).

Opening hours
Temporarily closed until the beginning of 2022

Contact the library
+45 40998803
bib@designmuseum.dk

Search in the library

 

The Designmuseum’s library is the largest in the Nordic countries within the area of design and crafts. It is public and open free to everyone, and is a museum library, research library, and a main subject library within the Danish library system.

The library’s goal is to make accessible knowledge, information, and documentation about crafts and industrial design. The library aims to inspire development with design and be a source of research in the areas of design and art history.

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The Designmuseum’s library is the largest in the Nordic countries within the areas of design, crafts, graphic design and production design, as well as Asian art and handicrafts. The library consists of three sections: the book collection, the archive of Danish Design and the poster collection.

The library is a public, nationwide library. All are welcome.

Search in our collections, books, and periodicals.

Get loan privileges

It’s easy to get loan privileges at the Designmuseum Danmark’s Library. You can read how here, and find out what you’ll get access to:

Get loan privileges at the Designmuseum Danmark Library.

"One of the most important libraries in the world"

– Michael Sheridan, architect and design researcher