I enjoy anything by this author. Apparently, the word in this meaning and context has been around since 1800. Hygge is pronounced "hyoo-guh" and is loosely translated to mean "comfort," or "cozy." There are a lot of different components to hygge, and I find this concept fascinating. -Ashley
An inspiring new book from the bestselling author of The Little Book of Hygge about how to use space, light, and Danish design to transform your home to fit your needs
Now more than ever before, our homes need to be a place of comfort, a place to feel safe when we shut the door. Our homes are where we can truly be ourselves, unwind, and create special memories with our family and friends. Inspired by Danish design and traditions, this beautiful new book from Meik Wiking shows us how to turn our home into a cozy sanctuary and live a bit like the happiest people in the world—the Danes. Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) is the art of surrounding yourself in comfort and is at the core of Danish culture in creating a happy space. With simple tips based on new research from The Happiness Institute in Copenhagen, this book reveals what makes a happy home: including the difference between space and size, the importance of lighting, and how to foster better connections with our loved ones. No matter how much space you have or what your budget is, Meik explains how you can use color, light, and space to create your happy place and celebrate coziness the Danish way.
About the Author
Meik Wiking is a happiness researcher and founded the world's first Happiness Research Institute in 2013, in Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author whose three globally bestselling books have sold over 2 million copies worldwide: The Little Book of Hygge, The Little Book of Lykke, and The Art of Making Memories. He has been called The Indiana Jones of Smiles and probably the World's Happiest Man by The Times.
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