Designer Interview – Monica Förster

Monica Förster by Camilla Lindqvist. V Söderqvist Blog interview.

Monica Förster is an industrial designer with an incredibly diverse portfolio. She has designed everything from the seat of a Volvo excavating machine and glow-in-the-dark toilet seat to some of the most recognizable interior objects and furniture in Sweden today. Förster is also one of our most international designers, collaborating with international companies from the […]

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Designer Interview – Sophia Edstrand

Sophia Edstrand interview. V Söderqvist Blog.

Landing in Paris as an au pair to French jewellery designer Marie-Hélène de Taillac at the age of 18, Sophia Edstrand’s life journey would take many exotic turns.  Her work with de Taillac would take her to India, a land that was a complete opposite to her native Sweden. It was while working for de […]

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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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