Vipp Owner Jette Egelund’s Moody Loft in Copenhagen Crowns a Former Pencil Factory

A stone’s throw away from the company headquarters, the recently renovated home climbs to a sprawling rooftop garden.
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Anders Hviid

Danish design label Vipp is today widely known for its sleek, modular kitchens and well crafted furniture, but it had humble beginnings: In 1933, Holger Nielsen sold the car he’d won in a lottery at the local soccer stadium and invested the money in a metal press. Six years later, when his wife requested a trash can, he built her the now-classic Vipp pedal bin.

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