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Scandinavian Design

The little bit of extra style: Umage

January 27, 2019 5

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Umage, Scandinavian design, furniture, lighting, design, Danish design

Here is a new discovery to me – maybe not to everybody among you – the Danish design label Umage. When I saw it for the first time I pronounced it very French. Like ‘Image’ with that unexpected twist of a U instead of I.…

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Furniture Love: String Shelf System

January 12, 2017 2

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String Shelf, String, Furniture, Scandinavian design, String shelf system

There are many reasons why I want to move to a bigger place eventually. First, more space for myself. More space for my plants, a bigger kitchen to enjoy cooking, more storage space. But also finally some space for a String shelf system.…

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Learning Finnish With Iittala

June 14, 2015 9

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Iittala, Finnish Design, Plektra, Ineke Hans

Finland is a special country. Whenever I think of Finland I have various thoughts going through my mind: I remember the student exchange program at the university in Helsinki. I think of my Finnish friends and of saunas, old Nokia mobile phones and a pretty weird language that is Finnish.…

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Update: KOTO candle is now available in small!

April 15, 2015 0

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The scent of a Nordic home is enticing, soothing, warm: Our KOTO candle, the world’s first scented candle designed by nine European design bloggers (among them the humble me) in collaboration with Skandinavisk is now available in a regular small size.…

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New Works: Objects Of Copenhagen

April 6, 2015 0

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What happens when design craft mixes with art and comes to life in a country with a strong design heritage? New works obviously. Or better yet: New Works – Object of Copenhagen. Creative Director of New Works Knut Bendik Humlevik presented a brand new collection of design items at the last Stockholm Furniture and Light Fair featuring some beautiful and sculptural design pieces for contemporary homes.…

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