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Naturalność ze stocka. Popularność hygge jako współczesny fenomen mieszkaniowy
Naturalness from Stock. Popularity of Hygge as a Modern Housing Phenomenon

Author(s): Sara Herczyńska
Subject(s): Cultural history, Architecture, Sociology
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: hygge; middle class; lifestyle; cosiness; flat
Summary/Abstract: Hygge is a Danish word for cosiness which has won the Polish publishing market. In recent years, many books have been published explaining how to live according to this style. Hygge can be understood as a housing phenomenon: an important part of hygge is spending time at home and an appropriate way of furnishing the interior. The article discusses the popularity of this phenomenon in Poland. Moreover, it is an attempt to compare hygge with Biedermeier and to reflect on the class this style belongs to.

  • Page Range: 161-169
  • Page Count: 9
  • Publication Year: 2018
  • Language: Polish