About VEJRHØJ

We are a Nordic design company based in Copenhagen

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VEJRHØJ is an independent watch brand located in Copenhagen, Denmark. We merge natural hardwood, stainless steel and Nordic minimalism to create designs that are simple, yet distinctive. 

Simple, yet distinctive

What We Believe In

How it started

VEJRHØJ was founded in 2013 by Janus Aarup, who set out to create a Nordic watch brand based on his passion for design, craftsmanship and timepieces.

The idea came from Janus' master's thesis on Copenhagen Business School where he explored the roots of Scandinavian design.

"There are so many watch brands on the market and there is a lot of competition. But wooden watches were more skater-oriented, bold and flashy at the time. That's why I designed a simple yet discrete wooden watch that is simple, thin, stylish and still edgy" says Janus Aarup.

The story behind our name
VEJRHØJ lends its name from the high hillsides next to the sea where our founder, Janus Aarup, grew up.