Phillip Lim has changed. The designer sees beauty in another way and his simple beachside shack on Long Island was a catalyst to a shift in perspective and priorities.
When creative director at Marimekko Rebekka Bay and her husband Ricky Nordson decided to scale down their lives and living space, they knew their new Copenhagen apartment would require tailor-made design solutions.
In the small Belgian village of Itegem, interior architect Peter Ivens discovered a unique and exotic villa with well-preserved 1920’s details reminiscent of a classical British colonial style – a central stairway, symmetrical plan, alcove windows, hipped roof and upper dormer windows.
Designed with rigour and made with love and care, a modest 1980s home is reimagined by architect Malene Hvidt and designer/maker Nikolaj Lorentz Mentze to express their formative values.
As the founder of Studio X, a design studio and gallery in Copenhagen that acts as a laboratory for concepts, Kirstine Meier Carlsen is an individual imbued with curiosity. Her home is a natural extension of this.
He is undoubtedly one of Denmark’s pre-eminent slashies. The fashion-industry insider / creative director / founder and editor-in-chief of Dansk Magazine has recently added a new slash to his list: interior-design consultant and downsizing specialist.