A converted hospital

Posted on Fri, 24 Aug 2012 by KiM

A couple weeks ago I was perusing Victoria’s always awesome blog and came across a post about a new online magazine out of Iceland called Home & Delicious by husband and wife team Gunnar Sverrisson (a photographer) and Halla Bára Gestsdóttir (a designer). The photography is stunning, so I had to share some of this magazine with you, as I am a sucker for online mags and gorg photos.

In the first issue they featured a wonderful conversion on an old hospital in Þingeri, that required alot of work – heating, electrical, windows, exterior doors. The homeowners did it right, and had the new windows and doors made to mimic the look of the old ones. Old floorboards were discovered beneath layers of flooring and were re-sanded. The result is a really beautiful, historical home that is simple decorated, but so effective as the decor does not distract from the beauty of the building. Serenity now.

Beth K says:

What a perfectly charming and comfortable space. I love the sculpture in the window.

Love love love it. Everything about it. Converted buildings lend so much to the imagination. I really don't know why anyone buys new construction.

sarah says:

Total perfection. I love everything in every picture. Could move right in and never, ever leave. Thanks for sharing!

Anu says:

What a great light is coming in through these big windows! This light in combination with lots of white gives this space this airy and spacious look I just adore! And this old sanded floor makes it all so inviting and warm… Great dose of inspiration, thanks for sharing!

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