A Tour of Scandinavia: 5 Beautiful Cities

Scandinavian design is here, taking the UK by storm, and we want to visit the place of origin! There are some obvious choices for travel destinations, but in this post we’re going to broaden your

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Scandinavian design: A friendship of form and function

Scandinavian design is taking the UK by storm! It has rapidly become one of the most instantly recognisable design styles, making it hard to imagine life without dominant white walls, simple but effective forms and

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The Story of the Dalahorse

The Dalahorse is a treasured icon amongst Swedish communities. Hand whittled and painted, the little wooden horses originated from the Swedish provence of Dalarna. Initially hand made as a toy for children, the Dalahorse had

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A Taste of Scandi Summer

Summer appears to have finally emerged here in London! In celebration, we’ve been scoping out some of the best places to quench your thirst and satiate your appetite with proper Scandi food! DalaSven, our studio

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Sharpen those edges! Geometry rules in Scandinavian design.

Clean outlines and geometric shapes are a big deal in Scandinavian design. They form one of the main aesthetics and are key to creating any Scandinavian interior theme. So get your ruler out and sharpen

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Live like the Swedes this summer – 5 beautiful Scandinavian summer houses.

The summer holidays are definitely one of the most anticipated times of the year. We all want a relaxing get-away, but are overwhelmed with choice when it comes to picking the all-important destination. So this

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Glad Midsommar!

Glad Midsommar! Seconded only by Christmas, Midsummer, or Midsommar is the most important annual event in the Swedish calendar. The winning combination of great food and great friends is all too tempting, especially when accompanied

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Swedish Midsummer

Set on a Friday between 19th and 25th June, Midsummer is one of the most celebrated traditions in Sweden. Children having finished school, it sets the start to most Swedes’ long Summer holidays. Cities tend

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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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