Muuto's Marie Hesseldahl Reimagines a 1969 Summer House in Denmark

After finding this summerhouse while on a perambulate an hour beyond Copenhagen in 2017, Marie Hesseldahl fell for the method and the architecture it mixed with the natural surroundings. The one-story, wood “type home” was developed by popular Danish designers Knud Friis &&Elmar Moltke Nielsen of Friis &&Moltke in the mid 60s. The initial owner saw the style in an architectural publication and had it integrated in 1969 in a pine plantation in North Zealand, Denmark. While easy, your home is dotted with unique initial information and products, consisting of pine veneer wall paneling, black ceiling beams and integrated furnishings. Not everybody would value this mid-century gem the method Hesseldahl did, however as a designer and Design Manager for Danish brand name Muuto , it fell under the right-hand men.

The primary home has undisturbed views of the landscape through floor-to-ceiling moving glass windows and doors. When opened, the outside and indoor areas turn into one making your house appear bigger.

Spotted throughout are thoroughly chosen pieces from Muuto, like the Ambit Pendant Lamp over the table, and the Outline Chair in the living-room.

While Muuto plays a part in the house’s home furnishings, Hesseldahl blended in pieces from other brand names, consisting of the portable Mayday light (listed below), by Konstantin Grcic for Flos.

The Muuto Ambit Wall Lamp is the perfect bedside light for checking out a book or publication.

The Muuto Linear Steel Table, Linear Bench, and 2 Linear Steel Armchairs in Dark Green produce an extra dining location on the deck. “When Muuto was going into the outside furnishings market with the Linear Steel Series, we required to recognize a color variety speaking this language. In this procedure, I drew a great deal of motivation from the natural surroundings surrounding my home; the dominating evergreen plantation, the seasonal leaf modification, and the heat from the sun,” states Hesseldahl. “We wound up with 4 colors, whereas 2 of them stem straight from this inspiring structure–– a natural and deep Dark Green that leads the mind towards nature, and a brilliant, yet calm Burnt Orange imitating fall leaves and the burning summertime sun. The 2 particular colors are supported, reinforced, and establishing in the context of their surrounding environment. Ultimately, both were evaluated in my summerhouse garden, prior to being lastly picked for the Linear Steel Series color scheme.”

Marie Hesseldahl

Hesseldahl’s summer season home, with its standard Scandinavian style heritage, is the best background and motivation throughout the style procedure of brand-new Muuto items as the brand name wants to “broaden and protect” on that heritage.

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