Ida Magntorn’s aesthetic world.

Ida Magntorn. Photo: Jenny Leyman.

Swedish Photographer and journalist Ida Magntorn’s beautiful aesthetics is reflected in all her work. She captures the play of light in interiors, resulting in poetic images reminiscent of  19th century Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershøi’s paintings. In her book Home Style by City she profiles homes in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris and Copenhagen, and her […]

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Designer Interview – Ingegerd Råman

Ingegerd Råman in studio. V Söderqvist Blog.

Ingegerd Råman is the doyenne of Swedish Ceramics and Glass. For almost five decades this legendary designer has worked with Swedish Glassworks such as Johansfors, Skruf and Orrefors, and heightened the aesthetic experience of everyday objects in Swedish homes.  Her pared down, quietly elegant style with a focus on materiality and functionality, has won her many ardent followers 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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Ingegerd Råman for Ikea

Ingegerd Råman is an icon in the Scandinavian Glass and Ceramic Design world. The epitome of minimalist design, clean pure lines and a quiet Swedish aesthetic, this Swedish Designer has always been somewhat of a Design Goddess for me. In collaboration with Ikea, the new line VIKTIGT keeps true to her clean uncluttered, pared down look, objects […]

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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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Designer Interview – Eva Lilja Löwenhielm

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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Ikea’s first Art Event 2015 – Street Art

Ikea’s Art Event 2015, brings Street Art into our homes. Collaborating with twelve established Street Artists from all over the world, these unique, specially commissioned pieces are turned into limited edition 70x100cm Posters. Street Art has already been making the transition from the street to upscale Art Galleries and Auctions. Interesting project. Attractive Street Art […]

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