DOWNSIZED
— KIM GRENAA

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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. Both activities are contained under the umbrella of his agency, Grenaa Creative, and were inspired directly by a recent revolution in his own life: the decision to consolidate all aspects of his personal and professional existence into one small apartment, smack in the heart of Copenhagen. Here Grenaa combines all aspects of his life into one minimal essential space.
This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL V.

STYLING PERNILLE VEST
PHOTOGRAPHY MIKKEL MORTENSEN
CASE STUDY— PERIOD PIECES DESIGN

CASE STUDY
— PERIOD PIECES DESIGN

In the unique surroundings of the house created by Danish sculptor Rikard Axel Poulsen (1887-1972) furniture, lighting and homewares by contemporary designers exhibit their serene poise, the avant-garde flanked by the archaic to create layers of history.

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CULTIVATING PATINA

CULTIVATING PATINA

How to create a newly built house that feels comfortably familiar and as burnished as the well-loved objects that move with the owners? Designer Elisabeth Snejbjerg and former architect now photographer Mikael Bonde after 25 years in Copenhagen moved to the country near Aarhus to a house they designed and built among trees.

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BACKYARD REFUGE

BACKYARD REFUGE

Small but perfectly matched, two residences in a courtyard are reduced to the essentials using quality materials and maximum light to create welcoming tranquillity.

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DOWNSIZED
— KIM GRENAA

Home

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. Both activities are contained under the umbrella of his agency, Grenaa Creative, and were inspired directly by a recent revolution in his own life: the decision to consolidate all aspects of his personal and professional existence into one small apartment, smack in the heart of Copenhagen. Here Grenaa combines all aspects of his life into one minimal essential space.
This story is featured in Ark Journal VOL V.

STYLING PERNILLE VEST
PHOTOGRAPHY MIKKEL MORTENSEN
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