Silke bonde
Silke Bonde

Silke Bonde

June 2016

At home and in the studio with the Danish artist

Silke Bonde is a designer and artist based in Copenhagen. Her clean aesthetic stays true to her Scandinavian heritage, as do the nature references in her work. We caught up with Silke in a quick-fire interview to give you a peak behind the scenes of the artist's home and work.


Living room wegner sofa lamp vase large wall art getama light years

A bit about yourself:

I’m Silke, an educated Brand Designer who creates artworks from my Copenhagen studio. I am very inspired by our nature which influences my work and my life in general. Since I was a kid I have always enjoyed working on different creative projects. I am never really bored actually.

Where you live and who you live with:

I live in a apartment with my husband and my dog a little north from Copenhagen close to the sea and a forrest.

Favourite/coolest item in your home:

I really like my old Wegner sofa.

Dining room

Fail-safe decorating trick:

Decorating is very subjective, so I would say follow your instincts and choose what you like. Then you won’t fail because it means something to you.

First thing you though of this morning:

Breakfast, I love food.

A talent you wish you had:

Piano playing.

Advice to your younger self:

Relax, you do not have to know your future by now, it will come to you..

Favourite band of all times:

It’s not a band it is a man and his name is Michael Jackson. Absolute favourite.

Your style icon:

I actually do not have one.

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Study home office progress

Favourite colour:

Definitely blue!

Best way to de-compress:

Paint with watercolours.

A superpower you wish you had:

I wish I could fly.

Cats or Dogs:

Definitely dogs.

Living room balder

Silke's Little black book of Copenhagen

Coolest thing about Copenhagen

Especially in the summer time there is this special vibe that makes you wanna smile. It is so cozy with people sitting by the canals, biking around and being social. Copenhagen really shows how to enjoy life.

Where you like to hang out

I like to hang out by the canals close to my studio with great friends and a cold beer.

Favourite restaurant/ bar /café

For great food and fair prices I would choose one of many Cofocos restaurants. There is this great gin bar called The bird and the Churchkey. Café Auto is quite nice.

Top 3 local stores

I would go to Jægersborggade at Nørrebo, there you will find plenty small shops with lots of goodies.

Top 3 online interior stores/brands

Absolutely love the online shop Cibone, the real shop in Tokyo is even better.

I love the selection from The Fine Store.

Carl Hansen because I love their furnitures.

Bedroom white


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