my scandinavian home: A cool, calm and collected Danish home

A cool, calm and collected Danish home

Monday, 18 May 2015

I hope you had a great weekend? It was a bank holiday here in Southern Sweden so we escaped to the cottage on the west coast. My Mum and I even took a seaweed bath at Torekovs Warmbadhus - where you're actually scrubbed with local seaweed (have to say I was always a bit scared of seaweed as a child so it was quite a feat to get me in the bath in the first place, but my skin felt like silk afterwards!). Anyway. Today's home tour - this morning I'm loving this simple yet striking  pared-back monochrome home in Denmark. Calm, cool and collected, it's the beautiful home of danish architect Jonas Bjerre Poulsen.





Monochrome Home by Hilary Robertson, photography by Pia Ulin, published by Ryland Peters & Small.

What do you think - your kind of palette? Too pared-back or just right?

Personally I love the polished concrete floor and the dark earthy colours. And what about the rounded storage in the bedroom?!

These pictures are from the magnificent book Monochrome Home by Hilary Robertson, photography by Pia Ulin, published by Ryland Peters & Small.

Other homes designed by Norm Architects can be found here. If you'd like to see more monochrome spaces today there's an entire archive here. Time to make a pot of coffee?!

I'm off to shoot a home in the Danish countryside today with a colour palette not far off this one - so excited!

Have a wonderful start to the week.  


6 comments:

  1. Beautiful, clean lines looks effortless

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  2. It is so sassy but a little too bare! I need some more objects and a little bit more color.

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    1. Yes, I was waiting for the after photos. I thought they were moving in, blank canvas etc :)

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  3. Ah. The shades.talking.it’s own. Beauty. <3 It’s a lucky day to stumble upon in your wonderful blog.

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  4. nice swedish style! i love it

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