The bank of translucent glass windows diffuses light evenly in the living room and contributes to the sensation that you have left the world behind. Eames chairs for Herman Miller are accompanied by Italian manufacturer U-vola’s unique speakers from Elite
A artist’s retreat in southeastern Norway is recast as a getaway for architect architect Irene Sævik. The interiors are clad in white-glazed pine, a contrast to the black-stained facade. The brick fireplace is original. Photo by Ivan Brodey.
The kitchen, by Ikea, is a homegrown beauty in this Swedish house. (The dining chairs are by Arne Jacobsen and the table is by Per Bornstein, the architect and owner.) Bornstein's entire home is well worth a click: Knotty By Nature. Photo by Pia Ulin.