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“We didn’t even see the inside before signing the papers”: Celine Aagaard takes us on a tour of her humble Norwegian hytte

By Josefin Forsberg

Photo: Einar Aslaksen

Dotting mountainsides, sprinkled through ancient forests, and peppering the coast, ‘hytter’ are a pertinent part of Norwegian leisure culture. Once a simple abode fashioned for farming and functionality, these countryside cabins have transcended their ascetic pasts and transformed into holiday homes merging rural romanticism with modern-day comforts. We visit designer Celine Aagaard’s humble hytte to see what all the fuss is about