General Resources


Feldman, L. (2018). Hygge? Lykke? Lagom? Huh? The Language of Life Advice. TIME Magazine, 191(3), 54–55.

Green, A. (2016). Embrace the Danish Art of Hygge. Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine, (409): 82-99.

Linnet, J. T. (2011). Money Can't Buy Me Hygge: Danish Middle-Class Consumption, Egalitarianism, and the Sanctity of Inner Space.Social Analysis, Vol. 55 (Issue 2), 21-44.

MacNeil, C. H. (2016). The Good LifeHealth & Fitness Magazine. Sept, 60-63. 

Pyne, L. (2017). Get some hygge in your life. Women’s Fitness, 163, 86–88.

Tedesco, L. (2017). Spring for Hygge. (cover story). Women’s Health, 14(3), 78–84.

Wolff, S. (2021). Beyond HyggeNew Yorker97(3), 23.

Wolff S. (2014). Is This Hygge? New Yorker, 93(1):43


Mitchell, Emma. Making Winter : a Hygge-Inspired Guide for Surviving the Winter Months. Lark, 2017.
Wiking, Meik. The Little Book of Hygge : Danish Secrets to Happy Living. William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.

Wiking, Meik. My Hygge Home : How to Make Home Your Happy PlaceAbrams Image, 2022.

Once Upon a Time in Denmark. BBC Worldwide Ltd,, 2016.


Melanie Ellston

Hygge Home Interiors

“If you’re not familiar with the Danish décor concept of ‘hygge,’ simply, it’s the idea of creating a convivial and cozy surrounding in your living spaces, so it becomes more about truly dwelling within them rather than just existing about them” (Gotto, 2021).