Tag Archives: Scandinavian design

sourcing scandinavian modern furniture


Money Magazine recently published a national poll that asked people to list their 3 top challenges when remodeling or renovating their house. Pollsters responded: Finding acceptable products Selecting style Agreeing with your spouse It was interesting to note that in … Continue reading

inspired hotel interiors – the nobis hotel, stockholm


Scandinavian modern design: three words that are music to many people’s ears!  Timeless and classic reflecting real comfort and hospitality, I suddenly wondered why I had never looked to the chic hotels of Stockholm for inspiration of my own projects.  … Continue reading

what’s swedish for rare? olaf skoogfors

Olaf Skoogfors (1934-1975) is not a name rolling off everyone’s tongue.  A Swede who grew up in the United States, he began his long career working with silver having studied at the School for American Craftsmen in Rochester before apprenticing … Continue reading

vintage scandinavian ceramic design – where else but jacksons!

Jackson Design in Stockholm is a newly discovered source for great 20thcentury Scandinavian ceramics – mind you its been around for 30 years!  The brain behind the firm, Paul Jackson, is devoted to offering the best of classic Scandinavian design.  … Continue reading

a modern and refined alternative to the traditional candlestick: Svenskt Tenn

A client recently asked for my help in finding the perfect candlesticks for her dining room:  the only caveat, they had to be fresh and modern, and not the same old same old that all her friends have in their … Continue reading

metallic raindrops in london

More ABBA than Greta Magnusson Grossman, these  blingy pendants were designed by the duo of Skogsberg & Smart – Magnus Skogsberg and Mimmi Smart – two Swedes relocated to London.  Aren’t these pendants luxury on steroids?  They look like drops … Continue reading

recent design bound for the classics: the tk8 daybed by Kastholm

TK8 Daybed designed by Thomas Bo Kastholm Thomas Bo Kastholm designed the TK8 in 2009 for Danish brand CarlHansen & Son.  It’s the teaming of a great duo.  Kastholm is a second generation Danish furniture maker, and Carl Hansen & Son … Continue reading