THE PROPERTY Detached villa, built-in 1928
LOCATION Copenhagen, Denmark
ROOMS Kitchen-diner, sitting room, teenage den, utility room, four bedrooms, two bathrooms
PREVIOUS PROPERTY ‘Before moving here, we were living in a Pippi Longstockingstyle home overlooking a lake in Stockholm,’ says Shaun.
When Londoner Shaun Russell moved from Sydney to Copenhagen with his Danish wife-to-be, Lene, he recalls being ‘blown away’ by the pale, pared-back sensibility of Scandinavian homes. ‘They had nothing in common with the decorative style I had grown up within Britain, which was much fussier,’ he recounts, adding, ‘I fell in love with the white simplicity of these interiors.’
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