Home Tour: How To Add Together Colour, The Danish Way! - DESIGN SUMMER

Home Tour: How To Add Together Colour, The Danish Way!

It's fun to run across to a greater extent than color inward homes correct straightaway (even inward Scandinavia!). But this doesn't come upwards without its perils - for colour-shy people similar myself, adding fifty-fifty the most subtle of hues tin locomote a daunting prospect - in addition to I've fifty-fifty spoken to interior designers who say the same! If done correct however, color tin breathe life into a infinite in addition to yet soundless experience calm.  This vibrant 1940's Danish even is a fine event of this. Located inward Frederiksberg, a leafy expanse of Copenhagen, the domicile belongs to Sofie Amalie who plant at a pattern way equally a service designer in addition to runs the instagram @thusthefuss in addition to her swain Niels. Sofie Amalie has e'er been passionate near colourful interiors in addition to thrift shopping, in addition to this shines through inward their lovely home. I caught upwards amongst Sofie Amalie to honour out to a greater extent than near the subtle injections of blues, yellows in addition to pinks - equally good equally their collection of contemporary art.

 Louis Poulsen Enigma 425 Pendant Light, Arne Jacobsen Rosewood Coffee Table, pigment Jotun Lady ‘Sval Sjø’ 5262

Tell us a piddling to a greater extent than near your apartment?
The edifice is from 1942 in addition to the even is 114 metres foursquare (1227 pes square) amongst a pretty awesome terrace.

The paintings inward the dining room are both vintage: the smaller i is yesteryear Danish creative individual Helle Thorborg in addition to the larger i yesteryear Tom Wesselmann which the duo flora inward a bit manus store inward Tokyo. 

What renovations conduct hold you lot carried out?
We've lived hither for 1.5 years in addition to spent the kickoff 8 months completely renovating it. The in conclusion details are soundless a piece of occupation inward progress. Nothing had been done for 30+ years, so everything needed stripping down. We lived at that topographic point throughout the renovations (which meant no bathroom, kitchen or fifty-fifty running H2O for v months!).

Painting on the flooring yesteryear Farshad Farzankia from Exhibition Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 gallery. Montana shelving

It's refreshing to run across so much color inward your home, is this something you've e'er been passionate about?
Before moving, nosotros had only renovated our onetime even (not equally extensively) in addition to played around amongst unlike colours, which nosotros loved. So nosotros decided to locomote fifty-fifty bolder amongst colours inward our novel apartment.

How did you lot arrive at upwards one's withdraw heed which colours to use?
All our paints are from Jotun, they brand slap-up colours in addition to conduct hold an inspiring option - also I dear their super matte finish. We spent a lot of fourth dimension deciding on our wall colours in addition to thinking how they would arrange i another, which I remember is important.

I dear the calorie-free bluish tone, was it tricky to honour the exact hue you lot were looking for? 
We knew nosotros wanted the living room calorie-free blue, but struggled to honour the correct shade without risking it looking similar a nursery. In the halt nosotros went for Jotun Lady ‘Sval Sjø’ 5262 in addition to it is perfect! Just the correct mix of fresh in addition to colourful, yet calm in addition to comforting.

A poster yesteryear Hilma af Klint purchased at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art.

Dining chairs yesteryear Rex Kralj, DOCKSTA table from IKEA. 

I spy some white walls inward your domicile too...
We kept the bath in addition to kitchen white (to my surprise). We wanted to allow the tiling in addition to the lovely oak of the kitchen smoothen on its own. But mayhap it volition larn a splash of color also at some betoken :)

Kitchen cabinets yesteryear IKEA, Jielde wall lamp, Le Creuset jug, Stelton Vaccum jug.

Pendant calorie-free yesteryear Broste, Georg Jensen alert clock, this velvet cushion is similar. 

I dear the cocoon similar experience of your chamber - what color is this?
My swain chose the color for our bedroom: Jotun Lady ‘Deco Blue’ 4477 in addition to nosotros dear it. The nighttime in addition to rich hue is soothing, perfect for a bedroom.
A vintage lithograph yesteryear Tom Krøjer adds a splash of color to the bedroom. 

I dear the drinking glass details - are these master or something you lot added?
Most of the drinking glass details are original. The edifice is from the architectural catamenia of functionalism, so the pocket-size window details to a higher identify the doors conduct hold a practical constituent to allow to a greater extent than calorie-free to current through the space.

Can you lot tell us near the other colours inward your home? 
For the miniature hallway betwixt the chamber in addition to dressing room, nosotros used a green-blue leftover from the other even called Jotun Lady ‘Prismegrønn’ 5341. And the dressing room is painted xanthous inward Jotun Lady ‘Velvet’ 10246. It was a flake of an strange i out, but I only loved the color samples in addition to wanted to campaign it out. You tin so easily repaint. But so far it is soundless a keeper.

I also dear the pinkish inward the hallway!
I genuinely liked Jotun Ladys ‘Deco Pink’ 2782 in addition to knew I wanted it somewhere. We ended upwards choosing the huge brain hallway, which opens upwards to the living rooms. We were a flake concerned near the calorie-free bluish vs. calorie-free pinkish correct adjacent to each other, but they complement each other well. Also, nosotros conduct hold decorated the hallway amongst items inward nighttime forest to fifty-fifty out the girliness, in addition to genuinely remember that my swain is fifty-fifty happier amongst the upshot than I am!

Do you lot conduct hold whatever tips for anyone looking to inject a piddling color into their ain home?
Choosing colours was non easy. I used pinterest in addition to instagram a lot inward the color option procedure , so I could run across pictures of how they looked inward existent life peoples homes in addition to changed amongst the light. That was a large aid inward the process.

Thank you lot so much for showing us around your inspiring domicile Sofie Amalie! I dear the utilization of colours, the unique furniture, the fine art - only everything! You've also made me experience a piddling to a greater extent than bold near using to a greater extent than color into my home!

Does anyone else experience this way?

Colour guide:

1. SVAL SJØ 5262    2. DECO BLUE 4477   3. PRISMEGRØNN 5341  4. VELVET 10246   5. DECO PINK 2782

You tin run across to a greater extent than of Sofie Amalie's lovely domicile on her instagram feed @thusthefuss. And there's an archive dedicated to colourful homes here (hop over this domicile if it rocks upwards kickoff - unless of course of written report you'd similar to hold off at it again, which I'd fully understand!).

Since it's a pubic vacation hither inward Sweden in addition to I've got a human being in addition to 2 piddling girls waiting for me, I'm going to rush outdoors into the sunshine. I promise you lot don't withdraw heed that I won't locomote stopping yesteryear tomorrow to brand the most of a flake of identify unit of measurement time.

Wishing you lot a wonderful weekend in addition to run across you lot Monday!


All photography Sofie Amalie 

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