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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Architectural Inspiration

I love Pinterest, where I get my daily dose of endless inspiration, everything from Art, Design, Architecture, Photography and Fashion. One of the architectural beauties I fell in love with is this house in Belgium by Wiel Arets Architects. Extensive renovations to an existing villa, with double height space, clean lines, where the outside is […]

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Ilse Crawford’s collection for Ikea

I am excited about the collaboration between llse Crawford with the Swedish furniture giant Ikea. To be released in August, we have had a preview of the collection during the Stockholm Furniture Fair. Crawford was requested by Ikea to work with natural materials, the Sinnerlig Collection is a very organic one, using cork, seagrass, glass, ceramics and bamboo. The […]

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Tropical Dream by Guz Architects, Singapore.

I came across The Sun House today on the Guz Architects website. It is everything a Tropical House should be, high ceilings, open spaces, airy, lots of light yet enough shade from the heat, with warm materials and lots of green and water elements. A dream!

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