I must admit I was fooled at first. You see I fell for the ornate architectural shell juxtaposed with the severely curated interiors. Luxury held on a very tight rein. Very intoxicating in its minimalism. But it’s not real. It’s a rendering by Ukraine-based . Now if it was only real and not a beautiful dream. Sigh.
I’m finishing the week the way I started it with a dark and moody Copenhagen apartment by . Stylish modern living in a pared back classic shell.
If you like your colour more dark and brooding and less cacophonous then this Danish penthouse apartment might just be the place for you. I love how the few rich colour accents pop against the moody backdrop. Design by , a high-end interior design shop in Copenhagen.
Photographer: Birgitta Wolfgang
Stylist: Pernille Vest
“There is nothing simple about simplicity. Simplicity is complexity.”
The composition, the texture, the monochromatic palette, the considered choice of pattern, the restraint and careful curation. How deceptively simple and achingly beautiful. Buckhead by Atlanta-based Nancy Braithwaite Interiors.
The 1850s timber house from had seen better days, its original features long stripped away. “The new addition is concealed using the same form/angle/dimension of the existing cottage, but where that is clad in traditional horizontal timber weatherboards, the new addition is clad in vertical ironbark shiplap. The 2 timber species are further contrasted by their treatment – traditional painted finish for the cottage whereas the ironbark will be left to weather off and soften in appearance. “ Inside large sliding walls of glass let in the light and provide easy access to the outside while the materials palette is of plywood, oak, steel, bluestone, brass and cement. Modern living in a strict heritage preservation area. Crisp House in the Melbourne suburb of Collingwood by .