Danish Delight

Scan 2This little summer cottage on Denmark’s north coast is the epitome of cool casual beach chic. Owned by writer/interior designer/stylist Katrine Martensen-Larsen and her husband Anders, this family compound is the perfect summer retreat (Larsen’s mother and brother have cottages next door). This home and its surroundings, although located in Denmark, remind me of Hither Hills State Park on the East End of Long Island, with its rolling dunes, grasses and pine trees. Somehow Europeans always manage to get that coastal living look just right without the kitsch, and this house is no exception. And despite the moderne simplicity of the decor, the house still looks lived in … which to me, is the ultimate triumph in decorating. Fancy a swing in that hammock?Scan 3 Scan 4Scan 5 Scan 6 Scan 7 Scan Scan 1Photos via Elle Decoration Country Volume 4

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  • LOOKS GREAT. DID YOU SEE THE ARTICLE ABOUT RICHARD MEIER’S “SKYSCRAPER” COTTAGE IN FAIR HARBOR, FIRE ISLAND. THE OPPOSITE OF THIS!

    1. Katrine – Thank you so much for stopping by! Your beach house is so special, you are so lucky to get to spend your summers there. Thanks for the link, I look forward to sharing more of your beautiful work.