In our kitchen, we’ve got a special wall of fame. Or rather, wall of love. Here you can find superstars such as my grandma the ceramic artist Tora, Mike’s grandpa City Gardener Birger, my great-grandfathers parents who were travellers and some other dignitaries. I’ve mixed them on purpose so that Mike’s grandma goes together with […]
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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. […]
| photographers. upper photo: sandra lane, bottom: tobias harvey |
A highly interesting and appealing interior design trend in my opinion is the Granny & Grandpa-line of interior thought. It’s a retro style not pointing out specific decades or design styles, but going a few generations back – to a time without decor-anxiety. To a time when homes were furnished and decorated from the owner’s […]
From my urban-Swedish position I continue to examine the trendification of the countryside. Here’s another fresh and inspiring example. An urban career couple with a nice Stockholm apartment stumbled upon a very rickety, even dilapidated, timber cottage from the year 1792. It was in the beautiful countryside region of Hälsingland, and so their four-year adventure […]
This home, featured at mixr.se, is nothing less than pure country living! The house is situated outside the sunny town Karlstad in Sweden, and the couple living in it actually manage without water and sanitary sewer. However, they have broadband (!) The old log house has been passed down for generations. Current inhabitants are the […]
The decor heros of our times are Granny and Grandpa. Some of the most beloved items in our home stem from our grandparents.
There is a blog called Fine Little Day. Maybe you all knew about it. I didn’t. It has a shop attached to it, a fine little shop, but what I particularly want to talk about is wallpapers. Wallpaper-envy. Of all the wallpapers on the planet, these below are of the kind I’m most passionate about. […]