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The Copenhagen home of furniture designer Nikolaj Mentze and architect Malene Hvidt is a dialogue between the two, a shared and fluid work in progress. Nothing comes into their apartment without its merits being discussed and appraised. “We think good design should create a dialogue between person and object,” says Nikolaj.

 “THERE’S SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL IN KNOWING EVERYTHING HAS ITS OWN PLACE. TO US, THESE ROUTINES DEFINE A HOME.”

 

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL II

PHOTOGRAPHY ANDERS SCHØNNEMANN

WORDS ALISA LARSEN
STYLING PERNILLE VEST
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COPENHAGEN CREATIVES

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The Copenhagen home of furniture designer Nikolaj Mentze and architect Malene Hvidt is a dialogue between the two, a shared and fluid work in progress. Nothing comes into their apartment without its merits being discussed and appraised. “We think good design should create a dialogue between person and object,” says Nikolaj.

 “THERE’S SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL IN KNOWING EVERYTHING HAS ITS OWN PLACE. TO US, THESE ROUTINES DEFINE A HOME.”

 

This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL II

PHOTOGRAPHY ANDERS SCHØNNEMANN

WORDS ALISA LARSEN
STYLING PERNILLE VEST
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