Calming Minimalism in the Home of Designer Kathrine Espersen

Just North of Copenhagen you will find this amazing home of Danish designer Kathrine Espersen and her family. The house was originally built in 1897, but has undergone a complete top to bottom renovation. Keeping the original architecture to preserve the soul of the house, using unique materials and with a her incredible design talent, Kathrine has managed to create a calming, light filled space with sharp design details everywhere you look. 

 With an impeccable sense of style and a keen attention to details, Kathrine has created an amazing home for her family. The simple white walls and warm wooden floors are paired beautifully with strong accents and sharp design details. 

With an impeccable sense of style and a keen attention to details, Kathrine has created an amazing home for her family. The simple white walls and warm wooden floors are paired beautifully with strong accents and sharp design details. 

 Accents of green in red terracotta adds warmth and colour to the minimalist entrance. The herringbone floor runs throughout the house.

Accents of green in red terracotta adds warmth and colour to the minimalist entrance. The herringbone floor runs throughout the house.

 Less is always more. Danish design classics around a solid wood dining table designed by Kathrine herself.

Less is always more. Danish design classics around a solid wood dining table designed by Kathrine herself.

 The outdoor terrace is built level with the kitchen, to allow for easy access and fluid transition. The decor on the terrace reflect the interior and is kept casual yet stylish. 

The outdoor terrace is built level with the kitchen, to allow for easy access and fluid transition. The decor on the terrace reflect the interior and is kept casual yet stylish. 

 The perfect transition from indoor to outdoor space.

The perfect transition from indoor to outdoor space.

 The kitchen is full of design details. Note how the space between the drawers are is used to open them. 

The kitchen is full of design details. Note how the space between the drawers are is used to open them. 

 The skylight adds natural light. The night table in solid wood is Kathrine's own design. 

The skylight adds natural light. The night table in solid wood is Kathrine's own design. 

 Custom wood cabinets provides stylish storage and adds warmth to the open concept minimalist bath.

Custom wood cabinets provides stylish storage and adds warmth to the open concept minimalist bath.

 Using large tiles in a neutral colour, combined with white and wood creates a calm and spa-like feel to the bath. Separating the shower with a glass wall gives the illusion of a larger space, and allows light to filter in.   

Using large tiles in a neutral colour, combined with white and wood creates a calm and spa-like feel to the bath. Separating the shower with a glass wall gives the illusion of a larger space, and allows light to filter in.   

 The consistent colour palette of grays, whites and warm wood creates a natural flow and calm throughout the house. 

The consistent colour palette of grays, whites and warm wood creates a natural flow and calm throughout the house. 

All photos by Maria Vous for Bo Bedre