Design & Art

Art and design are important ingredients of life, like food on the table and water in your glass. Design helps us navigate the world and enriches us. Whether juxtaposing good and evil or life and death, art helps us explore our shared human condition. That is the way it has always been. In the Heart of Jutland, we take art and design seriously, which will soon discover as you travel among our destinations.

Design & Art in Kolding
Design & Art in Vejle
Design & Art in Billund

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Kenneth Stjernegaard

Experience architectural gems and eye-opening artworks.

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Architecture and city walks

Experience magnificent architecture to the north, south, east and west. Discover how art, design and urban developments unite. Explore the old and memorable and the new and modern. Enjoy city walks along cobbled streets, or hop on a bike and wheel through towns and countryside. Experience royal castles where ancient history melds with modern design. The Heart of Jutland offers experiences for all.

PRIZED ARCHITECTURE

Did you know that the Heart of Jutland features several award-winning buildings designed by renowned architectural studios?

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VisitBillund
Mads Fjeldsø Christensen
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Exploring town

The Latin Quarter, charming streets and unique buildings. Stroll through town and let yourself be captivated by architecture and design. Take a break and drop by a city boutique or a charming café. You will find plenty of temptation in the Heart of Jutland. Explore Billund’s dynamic city centre. Head to Vejle, which has been elected Denmark’s Most Beautiful Shopping Town, or make your way to Kolding, where you can combine downtown oozing with a trip to the shopping centre Kolding Storcenter.

Bringing a small gift home makes your holiday memories last longer.

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Kenneth Stjernegaard

Art, creativity and great minds

Graphic art, beautiful Golden Age paintings and portraits from bygone times. When getting to know the Danes, art and design will lead the way. At Vejle Art Museum and Trapholt in Kolding, you can learn more about life in Denmark and what inspires the Danes. Experience local artworks and design alongside works by major international names. Explore the creative minds of great artists. Unleash your imagination. Who knows, maybe you will feel like becoming Picasso for a day!

FROM LEGO® TO TEDDIES

The old family home of the founders of LEGO® is no longer dedicated to LEGO® bricks, but rather to teddy bears – 1,200 in all. Step inside the Teddy Bear Art Museum, a place for all ages. Teddy bears are no mere toys, they are works of art.

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Jonas Fotografi
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Mads Hansen

Music and culture at heart

A spooky Halloween procession through pumpkin-decorated streets. A magical Christmas concert. Spring sensations in green city parks. Culture, concerts and comedy is staged throughout the year in Vejle and Kolding. The Heart of Jutland always offers your heart’s desire of culture and music.

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