In the dark painted wall-section lies an intriguing question: Black, blue or grey? There are some obviously great colour choices. One of these is Farrow & Balls Off-Black – Henen will show you pics of her paint results soon – and from the same manufacturer: the Abigail Ahern signature colour Down Pipe. This colour must […]
Dark Painted Walls
The December/January issue of Elle Decor just came out and I found this to be the most interesting pic. Nearly black with Americana vibe. Yes I knoooow, the US edition might have American style influences but hey I’m Swedish. I love this hot trend-traditional combo. The sofa table nails it.
We’ve seen mid-century meet bohemian modern, now here’s another interesting interior style fusion: Mid-century meets Moulin Rouge. The Swedish musical actress Hanna Lindblad is mixing styles in her Stockholm apartment: While the open plan kitchen/living room above has rather futuristic 50s vibe going on, other rooms are more boho-French and dramatic, yet very stylish and […]
I’ve been waiting for something interesting to show up in the interior design magazines. It’s been noticeable lull. Much of the same, nothing new really. Now finally, I found this inspiring look in Sköna Hem. It’s a Scandi+industrial+alpine+folklore+nature marriage of a winter cabin! Reeking trendy! Aside from the dualtrendy black walls + wood, which in […]
I’ve got two personal favourites in the wall colour department. One speaks for itself. Black. Or very nearly black. Rather dark greyish than dark blueish is my preference. At the very top of my list are of course the elusive granny wallpapers. But one must be realistic, it’s both easier and more fun to paint. […]
Forget everything that has been said about black – about its mood-derogatory and size-shrinking effects – it’s the new white!
Hem (Home) 2010 is Sweden’s largest interior decor & design fair. It has the great advantage that one can shop on site, not only look. And as the fair is organized in cooperation with Elle Interiör (Swedish Elle Decor), there is an emphasis on trend display. This is Trendey’s report. First of all, the knitted […]
Trendey correspondent (i.e. me) is now loaded and ready to visit the ongoing Home 2010 Fair in Stockholm. Home decor trends and inspiration will be brought right back at ya! Before this wknd is over. As a starter, let’s hear from our Swedish decor trend expert Lotta Ahlvar. She’s the CEO of Swedish Fashion Council. […]