Location: the island of Gotland. The Swedish summer is at its best. ‘When the pool is empty you can use it as a skateboard park’, says the house owner. As I always do, I waited and waited for the right light, but in this particular instance, the wait was made pleasant by a swim in the pool. The pool-that-becomes-a-skateboard-park ended up the cover for Elle Decoration summer 2014 and travelled the world.

Location: the island of Gotland. The Swedish summer is at its best. ‘When the pool is empty you can use it as a skateboard park’, says the house owner. As I always do, I waited and waited for the right light, but in this particular instance, the wait was made pleasant by a swim in the pool. The pool-that-becomes-a-skateboard-park ended up the cover for Elle Decoration summer 2014 and travelled the world.