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It’s in their nature! – How Scandinavia’s affinity for the outdoors inspires their interior design.

Swedes love the outdoors, it’s a fact!  So much so that many have a second home purely for escaping in summer, something that the city dwellers of London could only dream of.  But lucky for

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Scandinavia is creeping into every corner of British life…

We all know that Scandinavian design is becoming increasingly popular in this country, but this is not the first time. We recently found a rather interesting article in the Guardian illustrating this happy phenomenon: ‘The

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The Story of IKEA

We all know IKEA as the Swedish homeware superstore with affordable prices, practical furniture design and of course köttbullar. With the rise of IKEA’s popularity, Scandinavian design has sneakily made its way into homes all

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10 Steps Towards Creating a Skandi Home

There are a lot of design factors that make a home have the Scandinavian aesthetic. However, there are a few steps that you can make towards making your home more Skandi, whether it be in

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A Splash of Blue

It’s no secret that Scandinavian design often features a white, grey or neutral base. An easy way to add character to a more neutral colour palette is to add an accent colour which may be

  • 2 years ago
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Scandinavian Trends: Fashion VS Interior

It might not be the most obvious tie but style preferences in interior design and fashion do tend to correlate. Whether you’re one for a pop of bright colour or you like pattern or you

  • 2 years ago
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Josef Frank: His Legacy

“The monochromatic surface appears uneasy, while patterns are calming, and the observer is unwillingly influenced by the slow, calm way it is produced. The richness of decoration cannot be fathomed so quickly, in contrast to

  • 2 years ago
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11 Scandinavian Fashion Brands You Need To Know

We have a lot to thank the Scandinavians for. From interior design to TV dramas and thrillers to the ever popular Scandinavian fashion… Scandinavia really is having a moment (that we hope is here to

  • 2 years ago
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Pantone’s 2015 Colour Of The Year: How To Incorporate It Into Your Home

Marsala enriches our mind, body and soul, exuding confidence and stability. Marsala is a subtly seductive shade, one that draws us into its embracing warmth. — Leatrice Eiseman Executive Director, Pantone Color Institute® Each year,

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Top 5 Skandi Style Trends in 2015

As with fashion, interior trends are usually guided by style, texture and colour. As a new year is upon us, we look forward to trends that we can expect to see dominating the interior world.

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