Stunning Classical Scandinavian Apartments

The home of Stockholm's glamorous fashion queen Nathalie Shuterman.

There is nothing like a stunning turn of the century classical Scandinavian Apartment,  with its high ceilings, big windows, tiled stoves, intricate moulding and plasterwork. I have compiled some of my recent favourites. Many of them are not quite the minimalism that you come to expect of Scandinavian interiors, with dramatic and glamorous rooms, and […]

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A study in harmony-Duivenvoorden home.

A vignette graces the Lyon table from Artilleriet.

Christian  Duivenvoorden is the founder of the fabulous Interior Boutique Artilleriet in Gothenburg. The home he shares with his husband Björn in a Jugend style (Art Nouveau) former organ factory in Gothenburg is a harmonious haven filled with beautiful things amid Farrow & Ball’s poetic pallette. There is a very warm and organic feel to this […]

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True Blue -The Art of Indigo Textiles

I fell in love with Indigo textiles when I lived in Japan and China. It is a gorgeous deep blue, and goes through an elaborate process of dyeing that has been used for thousands of years. It is said that the oldest Indigo dyeing centres was in India, making its way to the Greeks and Romans. […]

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Art Deco inspired home of Sofia Wallenstam.

Sofia Wallenstam is the youngest of the sisters behind the House of Dagmar fashion label. Wallenstam’s apartment in Stockholm is very Art Deco inspired, an era all three sisters find inspirational in their fashion line. The apartment is elegant, sophisticated and modern, just like the clothes that represent their fashion label. All photos from Residence […]

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Country Living in Amagansett N.Y.

The country house in Amagansett of former model and stylist Tiina Laakonen and her husband Jon Rosen is a light, airy and minimalistic space. Buying a derelict mid 20th Century house in an area surrounded by large working farms, they rebuilt what looks like two large barns with weathered clapboard facades, connected by a contemporary building with […]

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The Lyceum, Stockholm

Found this gem on Ems Designblogg, and had to share. A building that once belonged to the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm is converted into apartments by Oscar Properties. Styled differently, I am attracted to the use of warm colours, light and dark grey and the deep blue in the furniture and the Thonet […]

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Ilse Crawford’s Residency at The Apartment, Copenhagen.

Last year one of my favourite designers, Ilse Crawford, had a 3 month residency at The Apartment in Copenhagen. Displaying her latest designs in a lived in, cosy and elegant space resembling a private home instead of a showroom. On display was the Ilse sofa made by George Smith, The Brass Cabinet, made by Jack […]

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Designer Interview – Eva Lilja Löwenhielm

Eva Lilja Löwenhielm - V Söderqvist Blog

Eva Lilja Löwenhielm is a multi faceted designer. Growing up she was influenced by her grandfather who was an established name in the world of Shop Window Displays and later building Stage and Film Sets. Studying Set Design and Advertising in High School Eva then went on to work for NK, the city’s largest and […]

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The Art of Bookshelves

I have spent the past week emptying out my book boxes, and organising them into my custom built wall to wall bookshelf. There never seems enough space for our books and as much as I think the idea of styled bookshelves with pretty things looks fabulous, in our home, they are filled to the brim […]

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Finnish Blue in the Hamptons

I dare say that Spring has sprung in Stockholm! I am going ahead of myself in this post with a Summer House inspiration I simply could not resist. Featured in the Remodelista book, this home is bursting with beautiful and elegant hues of deep blue throughout. The house belongs to Tiina Laakonen, stylist and owner […]

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