Inger Wästberg – Contemporary Art Jewellery.

Inger Wästberg wearing a Jenny Edlund necklace on the balcony of her home in Stockholm.

Inger Wästberg has had a long and industrious career in public service and politics in Sweden and is the author of several publications. In 1999 Inger accompanied her husband Olle Wästberg to New York where he was to take up the post of Swedish Consul General and remained there for 6 years. While in New York Inger actively promoted […]

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Dubai the Pearl of the Emirates.

This bustling, modern, gleaming metropolis with skyscrapers rubbing shoulders side by side is a far cry from the quiet fishing village and pearl diving centre it once was not too long ago. There is a bit of the old Dubai left in the historical Al Fahidi (Al Bastakiya) quarter, which was restored in the eighties […]

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Designer Interview – Märta Mattsson

Märta Mattsson. Beetle juice 2 brooches Beetle, silver, cubic zirconias, resin, lacquer, steel

Märta Mattsson is an alchemist of sorts, turning the repulsive world of dead animals and insects into intriguing objects of beauty through her Art Jewellery. Her plans to be a biologist was thwarted when she could not stomach dissecting animals in her High School science classes. She went on to study silversmithing and entered the […]

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Designer Interview – Andrea Reschia

Footwear Designer Andrea Reschia. V Söderqvist Blog.

Stockholm based Argentinian Andrea Reschia is the force behind the rock chic footwear label Reschia. With a background in Fashion and Textile studies in Buenos Aires, and many years experience in the footwear industry in Argentina and Italy, it was love that brought her to Sweden.  In Stockholm Reschia worked with top Swedish Fashion brands such as Carin Wester, […]

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Swedish Style in Brooklyn

Pia Ulin's home in Brooklyn.

Swedish Lifestyle and Interiors Photographer Pia Ulin has New York as her home base with a summer home in Sweden, while she travels on photography assignments all over the world. The 100sqm home in a former industrial building turned into apartments has high ceilings and lots of light streaming through the large windows. Pia’s love for monochrome […]

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Designer Interview – Eva Eklöf

Brass Boxes. Eva Eklöf.

New York based Swedish designer Eva Eklöf started her own company Les Few after spending 5 years as head product designer for Zara Home in Spain. Creating a small range of accessories in a very clean, modernist Scandinavian style, her products are all made by craftsmen in Sweden. The focus here is on fine quality […]

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Compact Living Swedish Style.

When choosing to live in the city, we gave up generous living space for a more compact living. The convenience of being able to walk everywhere and have so much life around us, especially in those long dark winter months, being able to do things more spontaneously, mattered much more to us than having a larger […]

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