Plan B Design

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    Photo 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. …

de Gournay

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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 attention to every …

Pick of the week

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Photo Artilleriet       Pick of the week are these beautiful Maya curtains from Artilleriet. You have them in different fabric thickness going from light voile to linen. Both Nina and I would love to have these beautiful curtains at our respective country houses. The thin black stripe is really what makes this product great. So subtle and yet …

The very talented Eva Lamppu

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Photo 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 …

Beautiful news at Svenskt Tenn

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Photo 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 …

Classic modernism at its finest

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Photo via Oscar Properties 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 …

Anna’s Christmas wishlist

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Photo via Fornasetti, Artilleriet, Mulberry, Serge Mouille, Layered & Knoll If we for a second focus on just the material part of Christmas wishes, then this would be my ultimate ‘ wishlist’ for this year. If indeed I had an unlimited amount of resources. Never stop dreaming even if it can’t come true. Dreams make you happy from the inside …


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Photo Overose via Sight Unseen 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 …

Merry & bright

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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  now as it was when …

Pimp my Ikea!

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Pictures: Google image search Source: Elle Decor, DeZeen The iconic Ikea Frakta-bag is getting a facelift. The magic bag where you can fit almost everything is getting a makeover by Danish design brand HAY. To be launched in 2017, the stylish grey and moss green tote can be yours for the affordable price of 0,99€. Packing for the countryside never felt …

Velvet crush

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Photo Asplund Klingstedt Interior, AD Magazine, Studiopepe, Pinterest & Artilleriet We can’t help it but we just love velvet in any and in every form. You don’t have to go all in on the velvet trend but just a small cushion in velvet ads just the right amount of that “something extra” in your interior. A lot of people associate velvet …

Pick of the week

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Photo via Pick of the week is Zanotta’s classic ,The Quaderna Bench, designed in 1971 by Superstudio. It is actually made of plastic laminate even though it looks like mosaic. The bench is, perhaps, the best example of the so-called ‘Radical Design’ period that started in the late 1960’s in Italy as a reaction to designing merely for the …

Holy cushions!

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        Pictures: Bang Interiors Helsinki, Artilleriet Linum. Länna Möbler & Posh Living Changing cushions as the season changes is an easy way to update your sofa, chairs, beds well the whole interior in itself and it doesn’t need to cost a fortune. H&M Home always have really nice basic ones in both linen, cotton and velvet. Even Ikea …

Project A

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Photo Bang Interiors Helsinki Due to a wonderful amount of projects ( we’re NOT complaining ) we’ve neglected the blog completely. Shame on us! One of the projects, let’s call it Project A, is a complete renovation of a townhouse in Helsinki. We’ve helped our clients with the walls, the floors and the kitchen so far. We will continue with …

On my wishlist

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Photo via Residence Magazine & Perspective Studio On my wishlist are these mirrored cubes from Perspective Studios. They are a nice flirt between Art Deco and the wild eighties, a bit of disco combined with old school elegancy. I love them and could easily place one ( or several, less is more blabla )  at home. Looking forward to the …

Natalie Schuterman’s home

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 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 and had let her realtor …

Farrow & Ball

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Here you have the wall painted in PINK GROUND, skirting & desk in SETTING PLASTER, floor in PALE POWDER and chair in TERESA’S GREEN. Here you have the wall painted in LIGHT BLUE, floor in LAMP ROOM GREY and skirting & desk in DIMPSE. Here you have the wall in BREAKFAST ROOM GREEN, skirting in CALKE GREEN and floor in …

Pick of the week

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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 lamps come in Clear matt, …


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Photo Matri Matri is a Finnish bed brand founded in 1986 by Anja and Martti Lehtonen in Perniö. It has since then established itself in German speaking countries known as Fennobed and recently opened their flagship store here in Helsinki on Kapteeninkatu 11 A. Matri specializes in high quality divan beds, adjustable beds, bedding and they are solely made from …

Habitare 2016

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  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 it when we visited the …

Bloom at Lokal

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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 the Nordic countries and is …

Pick of the week

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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 it on her site. Lindsey …

H&M Home bathroom news

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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 Home’s bathroom news are all …

We will always have Paris

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Photo Art Buro via Recidence Magazine I mean WOW, just wow. Look at this incredible apartment in Paris designed by Art Buro. It’s far from the Scandinavian style we’re used to up here north but it just leaves you wanting more. It almost feels like a precious  piece of art don’t you think?. I love the monochromatic palette here but …

Wallpaper frenzy

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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 wallpaper one room in your …


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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 interior design and Jeremy in …

Asplund coming to Artek

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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 as a gallery at first. …


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Photo via Pinterest If the kitchen is where the soul thrives then the bathroom is definitely where the soul relaxes. These two spaces should be well thought out. They are usually the most time and effort consuming when designed/re-done/renovated, not to mention they usually need quite a lot of resources so make sure it’s a style that you really love …

Country kitchen

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Simple, laid-back and elegant but definitely with that country twist is what we want in our new kitchen. Open storage lika above is beautiful and practical for our kind of living on the country side. Door and drawers as styled above and Farrow & Ball’s wallpaper Blostma. Checkered wood floors in grey & white. Photo via Pinterest I’v been planning …

Raw rhubarb lemonade

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Photo The Fresh Light This has absolutely nothing to do with interior but I felt like sharing my raw rhubarb lemonade with you, being summer and all. I make this every summer from our own rhubarbs and enough to get us through the year to come. It’s ridiculously easy to make and equally good if I may say so myself. …


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Photo Anna Bargum Summertime and the living is easy. Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend. We’ve enjoyed the sun and the warm summer weather. Although most of you, the ones not from here, think Finland is a cold and dark country there’s actually NOTHING that compares to the Finnish summer. We usually enjoy warm weather and the sun sets late. …

Colourful Scandinavian home

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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 and Charlotta Zetterström. This is …


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Photo Verpan Here are some beautiful furniture by  Verpan, much like Verner Panton they are a product of Danish design tradition. It is funtctional but has a unique and modern design. Verpan collaborates closely with the Panton estate and has aquired the production and sales rights to some of Verner Panton’s most memorable and elegant design. Verpan aims to bring …

Happy Midsummer!

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Photo Babes in Boyland Happy Midsummer darlings! Eat good food. drink moderately and with dear friends. Make yourself a beautiful flower crown and pick some flowers ( 7 different to be exact ) to put under your cushion if you want to dream about your future spouse. We are looking forward to some chill time and warm sunny weather. Hope …

On my wishlist

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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

Designhotel San Giorgio in Mykonos

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  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 entrepreneur never really goes 100% …

Piet Hein Eek for Ikea

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Photo via Dezeen Oh yes yes yes , Piet Hein Eek one of our favorite designers is collaborating with Ikea and the teasers we’ve seen so far are beautiful. We are so looking forward to see what else he will create for the brand. The collection will be an limited-edition just like Ilse Crawfords “Sinnerlig” has been so remember to …

Woodnotes + Nikari

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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 1987 by Ritva Puotila and …

Pick of the week

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Photo Romina Ressia My pick of the week are these beautiful portraits by Romina Ressia. She’s a 35 year old photographer from Argentina. She studied economics but ended up working with photography. She’s been an independent photographer since the age of 25 and has received major success thanks to being identified via social media. She’s worked for Italian Vogue and …

Bougie parfumée

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    We love scented candles i.e bougie parumée. A home without scented candles is like a party without champagne. Ok maybe a tiny exaggeration there but still. It’s a really easy way to create atmosphere in your home. You could even go so far to call it something intimate. It’s like perfume but instead of wearing it yourself it’s …

Classical apartment in Paris

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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

Our faves in Helsinki

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Here are our favorite interior shops in Helsinki. All of them are unique in their own way and have extremely nice and helpful staff. Go have a look! Casuarina on Fredrikinkatu 30 is an old favorite ( dates back to 1998 ) that excels year after year. The staff is so nice, helpful and extremely experienced. Casuarina combines Eastern, Western …

Beautiful curtains

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  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 and we’ll help you out. xx Anna

Artilleriet’s co-founders home

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Photo Kristofer Johnson, styling Lotta Agaton Artilleriet is our number 1 favorite webshop. We discovered Artilleriet 5 years ago when they where brand new on the scene and we fell head over heels in love with the store that luckily ( or unluckily depends on how you look at it hehe ) also ships to Finland. Ever since then we …

Kivilahti & Keltanen

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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 you missed the January issue …

Sander table

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  Photo Massproductions I love this table from Massproductions. It was first released in 2010 in a limited edition of 50 pieces and now reproduced in the original clear glass but also in  green. Artek sells it in Helsinki and you can read more about the brand here. xx Anna

Filippa K’s previous home

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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 , by interior standards today ( …

Piet Boon

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Photo Piet Boon Piet Boon is a Dutch multidisciplinary design studio and a global luxury lifestyle brand that specializes in total design concepts. We love their Don, Belle, Kekke and Fedde series. Piet Boon is the epitome of cool and subtle elegance. Have a look at their inspiring website here and dream away. You can also order their interior books …

Grevgatan 14

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Photo Wrede This cool apartment has a nice soft colour palette and I absolutely LOVE the painted ceilings. Painted ceilings can be tricky as it lowers the height in a room but with a turn of the century ( 19th ) apartment like this, it is not a problem. The height usually lands anywhere between 3,80-5,00 m. Have a nice …

On my wishlist

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Photo via Pinterest These beautiful handmade Italian plates by Maiolica Spruzzi would sit perfect in our country house as the “fancier china”. I think I will have to make a move for these beauties quite soon. You can find them here. xx Anna


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    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 to find similar talents in …

Grev Turegatan 50

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Photo Per Jansson This enchanting 180m2 apartment is for sale in Stockholm on Grev Turegatan 50. Such beautiful detailing and with a little TLC ( and probably a LOT of renovation ) it would surely become an absolute stunner. We could take some notes from the Swedes when it comes to both styling and photographing apartments for the purpose of …

Chair love

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Photo Friends&Founder Friends&Founders new chair “La Pipe” is to die for. It was love at first sight, something about the form and material is so appealing to me.”La Pipe” is designed by  Ida Linea Hildebrand for ultimate comfort and with a love for both refined forms and strong silhouettes. It comes as a low lounge chair, dining chair and a …

Northern Light

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    Photo via Catalina Viscose rugs are so elegant and exquisite, but there are a lot of different types out there and unfortunately not all good quality. You want one that’s hand knitted for the best possible quality, otherwise it will just shed fiber from day one. Machine woven ones are just a waste of money. The hand knitted …

Love this kitchen

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Photo ESNY I love the ambience in this kitchen on Tegnérgatan 49 A. For me the kitchen is absolutely the most significant room in a home. I love food and also happen to love to cook, so it really has to be a space where I’m inspired, both food wise but also aesthetically not to mention it has to be …

Svärtan by Ikea

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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. Loving the black brick table. …

Saturday Inspiration

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  Photo Artilleriet We try to spend as many weekends in our country place as possible now that summer is right behind the corner and I can’t wait to move out for the summer, soon. During winter I seldom feel inspired to decorate, or more accurately further decorate the house, but come spring when nature comes alive, daylight hits us …


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  Photo Nikari Nikari is a Finnish brand founded in 1967 by Kari Virtanen that specializes in sustainable wood design products of exquisite quality. The furniture is manufactured in Fiskars at the oldest machinery workshop in the country and the wood is from local suppliers. The timber is from nearby forests and is picked in close collaboration with Nikaris cabinetmakers and …

Blanca & Luca

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      Photos AnnaLeena Leino & MeliMeli Amelia Widell got tired of searching for the perfect sofa for a reasonable price and decided to design her own. The brand MeliMeli is  a result of that never-ending search. The Blanca series includes a sofa and an ottoman in velvet. The Luca series is a sofa in either velvet or linen. You …

On my wishlist

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Photos via Pinterest Eero Saarinens Tulip table from 1956 for Knoll is, and has been on my wishlist for a long time. I have a weak spot for marble and round forms so Tulip table is for me PERFECTION in every way. I have  a small in Nero Marquino marble that I absolutely love, but the dream is a big …

Hvitfeldtsgatan 13

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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 home. xx Anna

Pick of the week

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    Photo Jonathan Adler Pick of the week are Jonathan Adler’s porcelain collection named Muse. The name is a homage to artists’ muses. The collection is just awesome and makes my knees week. I don’t know which one to pick. You can buy them here. Happy sunday-funday peeps! xx Anna

Tine K Home

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    Tine K Home is our go-to country house supplier. We first became aware of this brand when Nougat opened on Bulevardi in 2008 and we’ve been big fans ever since. Whenever I need something for our country place Nougat is always my first stop. Tine K Home has everything from textiles, furniture, lamps to ceramics and glass, even …

Kitchen Dreams

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Photos via Pinterest We love kitchens. A lot of time is spent in kitchens nowadays, so we think it’s extra important to have a kitchen that you love AND love to use. I’m always on the lookout for new beautiful kitchens. When renovating a kitchen there are a lot of options. You have a sea full of alternatives when it comes …

Artilleriet Studio

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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! Artilleriet delivers to Finland, have …

Avotakka May 2016

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Thank you Avotakka for featuring us in your latest issue. This time our country house was on display. Story by the lovely Irene Wichmann and photos by the always happy Riitta Sourander. Go buy your copy, out now. xx Anna

Norrtullsgatan 22

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  Photo Alexander White Another beautiful home for sale in Stockholm via Alexander White. This apartment feels very untypical Swedish and has such a nice warmth to it, although there’s nothing wrong with the Swedes taste. As a matter of fact they usually have really good taste and are on top of all the new trends, but this home feels …

No Early Birds

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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 No Early Birds in 2010 …

Pick of the week

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Photos via Artilleriet Rachel Convers trays are beautiful. You can use them as standard trays or hang them on the wall as art. Absolutely gorgeous! You can find them here. xx Anna

Playgorund = Fun

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Photos via Pinterest Having kids ourselves we love putting extra effort into the children’s rooms. Happily for us this is something people are prioritizing more and more nowadays and therefore we have worked quite a bit on kids interior. This is a space where you can add some FUN. Here’s some Thursday inspiration for you. xx Anna  

On my wishlist

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Photos via Sebastian Herkner for Polpa Oda by Sebastian Herkner for Polpa is just divine. I need this light in my life, badly. It’s one of those things you fall in love with immediately. Herkner was inspired by the massive water towers in Germany or more specifically the pictures of the towers taken by German photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher. …

Summervibes at Dalarö

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Photo Amelia Widell via Lovely Life     We are having wonderful summer weather in Helsinki and with that comes dreams of summer houses in all different shapes and styles. I find myself browsing through blogs looking for inspiration for our country house. I don’t think your country house has to match your interior in the city. You can go …

Mr.Jones won’t you.

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      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 and comfort. Mr.Jones was nominated …

Riviera Table by DADADUM

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Photo DADADUM via Design Milk   Even though we’ve seen a lot of marble in the last five years DADADUM’s Riviera Table designed by Alfredo Häberli has a really fresh twist. The table is made of Carrara marble and can be easily assembled or taken apart. There is a coffeetable version and an end table version, both beautiful. xx Anna

Sibyllegatan 9

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Photo Alexander White   This beautiful apartment on Sibyllegatan 9 in Stockholm is for sale at Alexander White. We love browsing through Hemnet for inspiration. The Swedes really know how to promote their homes when selling but also have excellent taste in general. Everything is in perfect harmony here. I could move in tomorrow. I bet it will sell faster than …

A.S Helsingö

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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. Quality doors and handles in …

Air by Design House Stockholm

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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 this kind of product. You …

The Princess Lilian suite at Grand Hôtel Stockholm

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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 and a private cinema. In …

Achille Castiglioni

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  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 research on shapes, techniques and …

Barcelona home

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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 present interiorism. Typical to her …

Pick of the week

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We are in love with velvet. Velvet sofas, velvet chairs, velvet cushions, velvet bedspreads.. Well you get the point, everything ( almost ) velvet. These lounge chairs by Gubi are to die for. Beetle chair, as it is called,  is designed by GamFratesi the wonderful duo of Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi. They have mastered the art of mixing Danish …

Murano Venini lighting

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Right now we are loving Murano Venini glass a little extra. Here’s a focus on the Venini Balloton lamps. In Helsinki you can find these beauties at Helena Orava Design Projects on Tehtaankatu.     Photo Venini The Balloton lamps, 2014, and the optical illusion. In this design a metal mold is used to blow the hand made glass mass to achieve …


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Fornasetti, oh Fornasetti, what a beautiful relationship we have. To say that we are admirerers is an major understatement. The way this novel brand , founded by Piero Fornasetti, makes us feel is just too big for words. The Italians, as always, have a true sense of style and it is no less true with Fornasetti. Piero was an Italian …

Interior stylist Cille Grut´s home

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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 easy task. Usually you end …

Stunning 19th century home in Lyon

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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

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We are Bang Interiors Helsinki, an interior decorating office based in central Helsinki. We do everything from small scale interior design to renovation projects. This is our blog where we gather everything that inspires us. Our passion is interior design! We hope you’ll find our blog inspirational. Have a great day! xx Anna & Nina