Collection by Luke Hopping

Spare and Modern Danish Homes


Spartan yet cozy, Danish modernism is a thing to behold. Selected from our archives, here are five homes from one of the most influential nations in design.

Since Copenhagen is generally cold, the house was painted black to trap warmth.
Heating for the unit is provided by a Spartherm fireplace, with electric heating integrated into the magnesite floor.
Smithfield pendant lights by Jasper Morrison for Flos illuminate the dining table.
The contrast between the barn’s original exterior structure and the new architectural elements is a large part of the...
Even the children’s rooms, though peppered with colorful details, retain the stark white walls and minimal feel of the...

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