Our thoughts are of course with the Japanese people in this time of catastrophy and pain. Keeping fingers crossed for the outcome of the nuclear situation. Japanese interior design is worthy of many chapters – and an extra interesting comparison to make would be the one between Japanese and contemporary Scandinavian styles. These styles share [...]
Posts tagged "clean wood"
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. [...]
Swedish fashion house Acne showed their S/S 2011 womenswear collection earlier this week at London Fashion Week. Since they like doing things their own way (who said Swedes are eccentric!) they chose Princess Margaret’s old apartments at Kensington Palace for their catwalk. Reviews say they were a success. A soft and clean collection, slightly bohemian. [...]
There is something going on in the countryside!
As far as I’m concerned, the worn and stripped industrial style benefits from a little bit of flair and romance. In industrial vintage style I hold the part vintage higher than industrial. Rough needs romance. And same goes for romantic styles, usually within country styles: Romance needs rough. Increasingly often, these styles can be seen [...]
| photo by Pia Ulin, styling by Lotta Agaton for the latest issue of Elle Interiör |
Oh my, I’m boiling over with inspiration..! Could it be the heat wave? ;) Posting and posting…I’m not always like this (!) Below, a room with, I think: a friendly atmosphere. A bit ethnic, a bit boho and clean light wood to bind it together. …and speaking of friendly. On behalf of me and my [...]
In its report about this Autumn’s hottest trends, the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter picks up 5 strong trends: Recycling, Eco, Colourful, Clean Wood and Neoclassical. Pics of all 5 trends display a chair. Here’s my top 3, (I left out the colourful and the eco). The Recycling trend is pretty obvious. And pretty cool. I [...]