Tucked into the back streets of Woodstock lies a quiet retreat, away from the hubbub of an active Cape Town suburb. The remodelled home of Luke Pedersen and his wife Jen retains the dialect of this authentically Cape Town quarter but with a sophisticated articulation. Luke, one half of design studio Pedersen + Lennard, gave careful consideration to both the structural and aesthetic renovations. Drawing inspiration from the Scandinavian rationale we’ve come to associate with Pedersen + Lennard furniture, they created light, flow and spaciousness in a Victorian space where there previously was none. With personal attention to detail, this Cape Town couple has achieved something quite special – keeping the essence of the historical charm of Woodstock while creating a uniquely contemporary home.