HYGGE COUNTRY HOUSE, HAMPSHIRE
302.7 sqm / 3258 sqft
The brief for this new-build country house was to consolidate the owners' existing furniture from the Georgian rectory house from which they were downsizing, not just with the look of their new property, but also with their love of 'hygge' - they had fallen in love with the concept on a visit to Copenhagen, but didn't want the typical 'white' Scandinavian design, but something warm with pops of colour.
Inspired by the surrounding countryside, the colours, textures and materials that make up the design draw reference from the four seasons and nature. The project was also designed with our sustainable values in mind - we started by considering what the client already owned, re-purposing what could be incorporated into the design and only sourcing new when necessary. The products and tradesmen were locally sourced wherever possible and we employed a strong preference for natural and recycled materials - such as rugs made from recycled plastic bottles and 100% natural fibre fabrics, including a range of textiles from De Le Cuona.
Most of the furniture is repurposed and reupholstered, and the artwork is entirely from the client's own collection. We also commissioned some bespoke stone lamps and lampshades to be specially handmade for the project, and the focal points are the beautiful bespoke headboard panelling and headboards we designed.
THE FIELD HOUSE
PHOTOGRAPHER: ANNA YANOVSKI