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 […]

Read More

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, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Artist Interview – Matthias van Arkel

Matthias van Arkel‘s unique, vibrant Silicone Rubber Paintings are very sculptural and is the result of a fearlessness in experimentation and in constantly being curious and investigative of his art. The work has covered walls of large public spaces, as well as paintings and in the form of art cubes. Using a modified pasta machine […]

Read More

Designer Interview – Lies-Marie Hoffmann

Sweden based German Artist, Lies-Marie Hoffmann has the ability to turn fallen elm trees into magnificent  and artistic works of functional design. Her design for the first Aesop boutique in Stockholm won the Design S Award for Furniture and Interior Design together with the architect firm In Praise of Shadows. This is a National Design Award […]

Read More

Stockholm – Södermalm

A jaunt to Södermalm or Söder as it is known here in Stockholm, a district south of the city. An island that is connected by several bridges to other districts, it is the bohemian part of Stockholm. Unlike the traditionally posh Östermalm, Söder offers more diversity, favoured by the more creative, hipster crowd. A variety […]

Read More

Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s Old Town.

I was in Gamla Stan (Stockholm’s Old Town) on Friday to buy flowers. Headed out there to Christoffers Blommor at Kåkbrinken 10, a beautiful and very charming flower shop in the old part of the city. It is always a pleasure to walk through those narrow old cobbled streets. It is filled with Design and […]

Read More

Easter in Stockholm

Stockholm gets deserted during the Easter weekend, when most people leave for their holiday cottages, the first long weekend signifying spring and a perfect time to open up those dusty holiday cottages or head up to the mountains for that last chance to ski. Easter celebrations here is a secular one, and is a very festive […]

Read More

Winter in Stockholm

We have had some magical winter wonderland snowy weather in the past two months. Unfortunately the plus and minus yoyoing has left a lot of slush and ice everywhere, including the fields where my dog has her run everyday. Resembling Bambi on ice I am trying to keep my balance. And for now waiting and […]

Read More