Plan B Design

We found this lovely company, Plan B Design, by mistake when browsing for a certain kind of armchair on the internet. Plan B Design renovate and upholster old furniture with a special kind of twist as you can see above. Their modern take and original style make these pieces very unique. It was love at first sight for us. We can’t get enough of this style. Plan B Design is a Swedish company from Stockholm. They have a showroom in central Stockholm and you can visit it by appointment. Hopefully you are as smitten as we are! For more info visit their site here.

de Gournay

Photo de Gournay We had the pleasure of meeting up with the very charming Claud Cecil Gurney a few weeks back here in Helsinki. He is the man behind, and founder, of design house de Gournay.  de Gournay produce luxurious handcrafted wallpapers, fabrics and porcelain. The artisans at de Gournay are exceptional artists that pay …

The very talented Eva Lamppu

The very talented Eva Lamppu works as a professional painter in Helsinki. She specializes in oil paintings and in tempera and textile collages. She studied art at the Free art School in Helsinki 2011-2016 and has been very productive since the beginning . Eva has had numerous group- and solo exhibitions. She finds inspiration in form , a feeling or both and she paints people, objects, spaces and occasionally landscapes. Her use of textiles as part of her paintings is unique and makes her art much more interesting. The colour schemes in her art are very harmonious and work, in our opinion, in every home. A home is never complete without art. This is something we tend to neglect nowadays. You can find her homepage here.

Beautiful news at Svenskt Tenn

When in Stockholm you can’t miss Svenst Tenn’s store on Strandgatan 5. They have just realeased some beautiful new items and here are som favorites. You can’t really visit the store without buying something and leave with a long wishlist for the future. There’s always something from Svenskt Tenn on our wishlists. Enjoy your weekend dear readers!

Classic modernism at its finest

This classic modern apartment building was converted by Oscar Properties into 40 unique units on Nybrogatan 19 in Stockholm and are opening their doors this Wednesday ( december 7th ) for the first viewings. Don’t miss it of you’re in town. I will definitely pop by if there’s a chance during the weekend. This interior makes my heart flutter and skip a beat. Could we see something similar in Helsinki soon, pretty please?!

Overose

There’s a new kid in town, Overose, that make beautiful scented candles and we’re smitten. Overose is a Parisian based perfume house that aim to produce all products as responsibly as possible. You can read more about their environmental responsibility here. Overose is founded by Matthieu Belhandouz who studied fashion design at La Cambre and who also worked briefly for Stella McCartney. The scented candles are quite sold out at the moment but luckily I was able to get my hands on Pinèdre ( pine and cedarwood ). It just so happens to be one of my favorite scents, especially around Christmas. Can’t wait to smell you!

Merry & bright

Photo Elle Decoration, Lokal Milk Blog, loveluxeCo & Pinterest Christmas is approaching fast and with that you really are allowed to go as nuts about your Christmas decorations as you please. Even though we don’t believe in Santa anymore ( although he’s Finnish ) there’s something magical about Christmas. The anticipation is just as big …

Natalie Schuterman’s home

 Photo Martin Löf & styling Gill Renlund for Residence Magazine Have a look at Natalie Schuterman’s digs in Stockholm. It was featured in Residence Magazine nr 8/2016. Quite the dream home and beautifully colourful. Apparently she was a bit panic stricken to see what she had bought. She was familiar with the house from before …

Pick of the week

Photo Lasvit Pick of the week are these beautiful hand-blown lamps by Lasvit. Polygon refers to the polygonal network often used in 3D modeling programs and seen here in the shape of the hand-blown lampshade. Polygon are designed by Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus, they also have a studio under the same name since 2012. The …

Habitare 2016

  Asun Magazine stand at Habitare 2016 Marimekko stand at Habitare 2016 Interface and Deko Magazine stand with Adea sitting area at Habitare 2016 Last but not least, Finnish-German Matri stand at Habitare 2016 Photos Bang Interiors Helsinki Habitare this year is setting a new standard completely. We were blown away by the awesomeness of …

Bloom at Lokal

Photo Lokal Lokal’s annual youth exhibition ‘Bloom’  ( 26.08-02.10.2016 ) is open for everyone to adore. This exhibition features young students from Finland’s finest art schools. All artists and designers are under the age of 30. The event is part of the Helsinki Design Week program. Helsinki Design Week is the largest design festival in …

Pick of the week

Photo Lindsey Adelman Pick of the week is this insanely beautiful ceiling fixture by Lindsey Adelman that unfortunately costs a little ( read big ) fortune, all exquisite lighting do. This is elegant, sharp, timeless and modern all at once. This collection is called ‘ Branching ‘ and you can find many different variations of …

H&M Home bathroom news

Photo via Stilinspiration If you missed H&M Home’s bathroom update here are the lovely pictures by Pia Ulin and styled by Glen Proebstel. We love this natural look mixed with a bit of industrial cool. Wood, natural colours and concrete go extremely well together don’t you think and it feels very timeless as well. H&M …

Wallpaper frenzy

Photo Cole&Son and Sandberg We’re picking out wallpaper for our clients, both Nina and I are nuts about wallpaper in general so this is so rewarding. Although wallpaper has made a comeback in recent years it’s still quite uncommon. To have the possibility to work with wallpaper in several rooms is so inspirational. Why NOT …

Apparatus

Photo via Apparatus Apparatus is a New York based design studio that specializes in unique lightings, objects and furniture. They use marble, leather, aged brass, etched glass and porcelain as their main components to create the ‘perfect imperfect’. The duo behind Apparatus are Gabriel Hendifar and Jeremy Anderson. Gabriel has a background in fashion and …

Asplund coming to Artek

Photo The House of Philia, Asplund, Sköna Hem & Artilleriet Hurray, we are so happy to learn that Artek is bringing Asplund to Finland. If you’re not familiar with this Swedish brand here’s a short recap. Asplund was founded 25 years ago, in 1990 to be more specific, by the brothers Michael and Thomas Asplund but …

Colourful Scandinavian home

Photo Jonas Ingerstedt for Sköna Hem via Gravity Home This colourful Scandinavian home feels quite unique for being just that; Scandinavian. Usually we associate Scandinavian homes with a white and neutral colour palette. This feels and looks more like something French. This elegant home belongs to the founders of the bakery chain Fabrique in Stockholm, David …

Tine K Home Fall 2016

Photo via Gravity Home Tine K Home released their Fall 2016 collection and it’s beautiful as always. Here are some inspiration for you. You can see the whole catalogue here and order and buy Tine K Home at Nougat on Bulevardi 11. We are off on vacation and will update our blog weekly but not every …

On my wishlist

Photot Artilleriet Right now on my wishlist is this darling food cover , Sinamay from Fiorira Un Giardino, for long breakfasts, lunches or dinners at the country house. Perfect for fruits, cheeses, breads, jams, pastries and everything else you can imagine enjoying outside or why not inside as well. xx Anna [share title=”Share this Post” …

Designhotel San Giorgio in Mykonos

  Photo San Giorgio Oh WOW, I badly want to go here some day. I’ve pinned pictures on Pinterest from San Giorgio’s rooms without knowing it. This is just a little piece of heaven or so it seems and so beautifully designed. Just imagine spending lazy days here. Soon I’m off on vacation, well an …

Bukowskis Market favorites

Photo Bukowskis Market Here are some favorites from Bukowskis Market at the moment. I could easily place all of these pieces at our countryside. I’m always on the lookout for beautiful old pieces for our country house. Happy Sunday friends! xx Anna [share title=”Share this Post” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” pinterest=”true” email=”true”]

Woodnotes + Nikari

Photo Anna Bargum Woodnotes and Nikari ( that we mentioned earlier here ) opened a showroom in Vitra’s old venue on Yrjönkatu early May this year. It’s very minimalistical and clean cut. Both have beautiful products that really stand the test of time. Woodnotes is known for their carpets, blinds&panels, furniture and accessories. It was founded …

Creanno’s beautiful new showroom

Photo Anna Bargum We went to have a look at Creanno’s new showroom on Merimiehenkatu 14 and it’s beautiful. If you need inspiration for a new kitchen this is definitely the place to go. Creanno sells Kvänum solutions for your home and collaborates with Gaggenau, Miele, Ilve and ABL-laatat. I could dream away in this …

Classical apartment in Paris

Photo via Behance This stunning classical apartment in Paris by interior designer Jessica Vedel is just breathtaking. Outside exterior and fireplace are by Bertrand Benoit but other than that it’s completely Jessica’s handprint on it. xx Anna [share title=”Share this Post” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” pinterest=”true” email=”true”]

Beautiful curtains

  Photo via Pinterest We love textiles in general and we’re especially hot for curtains. People nowadays don’t put enough effort into curtains. Here are some beautiful ones, enjoy, be inspired and don’t neglect your windows. There are some great curtain experts in Helsinki, for more info contact us at info@banginteriorshelsinki.com and we’ll help you …

Kivilahti & Keltanen

Photo Krista Keltanen We had the pleasure of working with  Jonna Kivilahti and Krista Keltanen when featuring Nina’s home in Avotakka’s January 2016 issue. Jonna Kivilahti is a renowned interior journalist, designer, stylist, lifestyle shop owner and blogger. Jonna wrote the feature for Avotakka and the amazingly talented Krista Keltanen took the beautiful pictures. If …

The Apartment by the Line

Photo The Line We love the concept that is The Apartment by The Line. The idea behind The Apartment is experiencing a new way of shopping for your home. The Apartment is a store set in just that, an apartment. Here you can discover and purchase things in an intimate setting of a home. What …

Filippa K’s previous home

Photo Wrede Filippa Knutsson’s previous home is for sale at Wrede’s. Filippa Knutsson is the woman behind the swedish clothes brand Filippa K and she sold her apartment in Stockholm including ALL interior in 2013 when she moved to Paris. I think this is still a very classy apartment even though it was renovated , …

Parachilna

    Photo Parachilna Parachilna is a spanish brand that specializes in quality lamps and a philosophical way of thinking, almost spiritual. Parachilna is dedicated to creating decorative lighting that is made with the outmost quality that only few remaining metalsmith, ceramicists, glass blowers and other craftsmen master in Europe any more. Their dream is …

Svärtan by Ikea

Photo Ikea Ikea is launching a new series named Svärtan ( blackness ) on September 9th 2016, designed by Martin Bergström who coincidentally also designed Loreens stage clothes for the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Svärtan is inspired by everyday India and the collection uses only shades of black. Can’t wait to see the whole collection. …

Hvitfeldtsgatan 13

Photo Alvhem Mäkleri This elegant apartment is for sale via Alvhem Mäkleri in Gothenburg. It’s very minimalistical but with personality and that is rare. The soft greige kitchen is a lovely alternative to a white or grey one. Everything feels really fine tuned here and the result speaks for itself. Such a beautiful and harmonious …

Artilleriet Studio

Photo Johanna Bradford   One of our favorite shops Artilleriet in Gothenburg, are celebrating their 5th anniversary with a unique exhibition Artilleriet Studio. The result is a beautiful space decorated with selected products from their shop. If in Gothenburg don’t miss Artilleriet Studio 13th of May-29th of October on Magasinsgatan 19. Happy 5th anniversary Artilleriet! …

No Early Birds

Photo No Early Birds No Early Birds is a brand designed and produced by Per Söderberg. The whole collection is produced in Sweden and uses only qualitative and eco-friendly materials. Mr. Söderberg has a long career in design and architecture with many prestigious projects for clients like Asplund, David Design, Moschino and Plaza. He founded …

Mr.Jones won’t you.

      Photo via Alexander Lervik Adeas new sofa and easy chair Mr.Jones ( out May 2016 )  immediately struck a fancy in us. They are a modern take on the classic “Howard sofa” and “Howard chair” designed by Alexander Lervik. We love this Finnish family brand that combines great design with outstanding quality …

A.S Helsingö

Photo A.S Helsingö We are big believers in supporting your local. We have been huge fans of the Helsinki based company A.S Helsingö from the beginning not only because we know the people behind it but mostly because of their impeccable taste and sense for quality. A.S Helsingö designs and manufacture kitchens and wardrobes on IKEA cabinets. …

Air by Design House Stockholm

Photo Design House Stockholm We fell in love with Design House Stockholms new wardrobe and sideboard AIR designed by Mathieu Gustafsson. Air is not your typical heavy wardrobe and can even be used as a room divider. It is partly made of cane which gives it a lightness and a transparency that is unusual for …

The Princess Lilian suite at Grand Hôtel Stockholm

Grand Hôtel in Stockholm has been renovating for quite some time and the luxury suite ‘The Princess Lilian suite’ of 330 m2 is now ready. What a beautiful space, designed by Sanna Nathanson. Here Grand Hôtel has created an exclusive yet cosy home away from home featuring two bedrooms, a living room, library, kitchen, relaxation area …

Achille Castiglioni

  Achille Castiglioni ( 1918-2002 ) was one of our times biggest designers. He was extremely industrial orientated and especially interested in producing everyday items for the home. He usually worked with simple and common materials, preferably using as few materials as possible aimed at developing an integral design process. He did a lot of …

Barcelona home

Photo Katty Schiebeck   This amazing apartment of 155m2 located in Barcelona, shows an apartment with a wide open space, uniting kitchen, dining, and lounge area. Katty Schiebeck  is the interiorist behind this beautiful space but she also works as a private real estate agent in Barcelona. She’s considered one of the youngest promises of the …

Interior stylist Cille Grut´s home

Photographed by Chris Tonnesen for Elle Decoration Denmark   Danish interior stylist Cille Grut’s home is a mix of different shades of gray and beige colours also known as “greige” . We love Danish design, old and new alike. They really know how to implement personality in their interior even though it’s simple. Not an …

Stunning 19th century home in Lyon

Photographed by Felix Forest for Vogue Australia via Coco Lapine Design   This beautiful 19th century home in Lyon leaves us breathless and in awe. We love the balance of earthier African items mixed with designer ones. What an inspirational home!   xx Anna [share title=”Share this Post” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” pinterest=”true” email=”true”]

The Botanic Shelf by Riikka Kantinkoski & Pinja Rougerin

Photo Riikka kantinkoski & Pinja Rougerin   If you’re an enthusiastic or wannabe plant grower these shelves by  Riikka Kantinkoski and Pinja Rougerin are a must. The shelves are made of brass and oak. They can be combined in many different ways. xx Anna [share title=”Share this Post” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” pinterest=”true” email=”true”]