While the color scheme of the backdrop is largely white additions such as the black accent wall in the family room plush rugs colorful couches and décor breathe life into the setting. The focus here is on loads of natural light and a breezy ambiance that seems like an extension of the world outside.
The design of the home insulation used and smart choice of light fixtures makes the residence extremely energy-efficient and the addition of photovoltaic panels provides green energy while dramatically reducing the carbon footprint.
The larger part of Carl Hansen & Søn’s portfolio comprises many of Hans J. Wegner’s furniture designs (the collaboration between Wegner and Hansen began in the late 1940s) alongside works by other designers both old and new.
Bringing together the past and the present in a wonderful alchemy of styles and eras seems to be the favored path in the case of most home renovations in recent times. The idea of adaptive reuse of an existing structure instead of completely dismantling it and starting afresh has caught on both because of its economic and aesthetic sense. Located in the suburb of just a few miles from the heart of this fabulous home epitomizes the approach of blending the modern with the classic.
A new kitchen living area and dining space on the lower level are connected with the pool area using large sliding glass doors bringing in a flood of natural light. The color scheme is kept largely neutral to let the vast and tasteful art collection of the homeowner shine through in various rooms of the house.
This gives the living space kitchen and the bathrooms plenty of character and a unique flair while keeping the color scheme strictly neutral. The use of large glass windows smart skylights and glass doors brings in plenty of natural light which flows from one room to the next. Midcentury décor additions are combined with modern counterparts to create a balance between styles and eras.
Hellerup Manor House is home to numerous pieces designed by Wegner’s expert hand including prototypes and samples that he developed jointly with Holger Hansen Knud Erik Hansen’s father.