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 …

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?!

Pimp my Ikea!

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 …

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 …

Long live the 50’s!

photos: Hagelstam & Co Yesterday Hagelstam & Co had their Modern auction in Helsinki. There were a lot of beautiful classics from the 50’s. Some of them were limited editions and were bid for way over asking price. Here a some of our favourites. A beautiful cabinet with wallpaper by Josef Frank. Estimated price 2000 €, …

Responsible decorating

Photo: Google image search This week, in addition to Habitare,  we’ve attended ID Helsinki as well. A lot of food for thought! We had the pleasure of listening to seminars by Kinnarps and Sitra to name a few. Kinnarps is an interesting company manufacturing furniture mostly for business environments, who has put a lot of …

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 …

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 …

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”]

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 , …

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! …

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 …

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 …

Murano Venini lighting

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 …

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”]