Give Your Early 20th-Century House A New Look
Home & Decor Singapore|November 2021
Copenhagen-based designer Cora Lucaz gave this early 20th-century house a new look by playing with opposites and mixing styles and periods. KARINE MONIE learns more.
Karine Monie

Copenhagen is known as a reference for the New Nordic style, which includes clean lines, soft tones, and modern aesthetics that embody the Danish concept of hygge – a Danish expression of well-being associated with comfort and cosiness.

Interior designer Cora Lucaz, a member of the studio Suite 07, is familiar with all of these concepts. Nevertheless, she tweaked her approach for her new home in order to create something unique.

She lived next to this 1908 home for one year with her partner, Kristian Groth. Despite having remodelled and designed her previous home, she didn’t hesitate to sell it when the chance to start a new project arose, as it represented another blank canvas that she loved.

The dilapidated 5,813 sq ft house presented several challenges. Also, it had been divided into two apartments, resulting in a series of small and dark spaces. It was essential to Cora to create a modern family home while respecting the original architecture.

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