Thomas Dinesen doesn’t shy from tradition. He’s the fourth-generation owner of Dinesen, a Danish company that has been specializing in custom wood floors since 1898. In 2004, Thomas and his wife, Heidi, bought a historic Danish longhouse in southern Jutland with the intention of returning it to its former glory. They called on architect Jørgen Overby, a seasoned restorer, to help them reclaim the home’s original character, which, as the architect explains, had been lost over time due to unfortunate interventions. The interior was updated for a “historic minimalism” look, as the owners say. Here’s a look.
N.B.: The house is the former residence of the Dinesen family and is being converted into the Dinesen Country Home, which will be an exclusive guest house for the company.
Photography courtesy of Dinesen.
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- Steal This Look: A Star Chef’s Scandi Kitchen
- Kitchen of the Week: A Culinary Space in Copenhagen by Garde Hvalsøe
- Kitchen of the Week: The Dinesen Wood Kitchen
- Steal This Look: A London Bathroom Clad in Dinesen Wood
N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on August 11, 2017.