Friday, 29 June 2012

A smart Danish house

I recently came across this sustainable house designed in the Nordic tradition of optimising light by using large windows and light materials throughout.  

By using only solid materials this is a low maintenance house that will look even more striking with age.

Via Bo Bedre   Architects Valbæk Brørup Arkitekter

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Window shopping anyone?

These beauties are currently on my wish list! I would love to hear what's on yours... 

I'm just looking, I'm not buying 
I'm just looking, keeps me smiling

1.  DML coffee table from HAYS
2.  Dome table lamp from Mater
3.  Dot stools from Fritz Hansen, design Arne Jacobsen
4.  Songbird by Kay Bojesen
5.  Bin by Vipp

Quote from Stereophonics

Friday, 22 June 2012

A stylist at home

Today I'm swooning over a restored warehouse in a trendy part of Copenhagen called Christianshavn.  The warehouse is now the home of stylist Louise Kamman Riising and TV host Jacob Riising, but has previously been the carpentry workshop and packing office for Fritz Hansen, as well as the home of the Danish Film School!

I'm loving...  the gym rings
                             & the high gloss floor throughout 

By Nord Deer bed linen 

Via Bolig magasinet, Photo: Wendy Kaalund & Pernille Kaalund stylist Louise Kamman Riising

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

My home office

I l o v e  working from home... 

Like everyone else I grab a cup of coffee on my way to work, commute across my garden and I'm in

ready for a day in the office!

Workmate and family cat Dennis is always up for a laugh!

Friday, 15 June 2012

At home with Therese Sennerholt

Following on from my post on Therese Sennerholt yesterday I have just discovered that her home is up for sale so for me the excitement is now complete!  Here is a chance to see how this celebrated art director has chosen to style her own home

                                                   E N J O Y . . .

Images via Purodeco

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Therese Sennerholt has done it again...

As you all know I am a HUGE fan of both Therese Sennerholt  +  stylist  & blogger Lotta Agaton. Therese's new collection styled by Lotta, is seriously cool  and the quotes, well they are as punchy as ever!

 The collection will not be on sale until Friday

        but here is a little sneak preview

 The pictures are styled by Lotta Agaton and photographed by Henrik Bonnevier.

A house with a strong pulse

Who would have know that this gem of a house was formerly a fisherman's cottage? Located just outside Copenhagen this cool light-filled home shows no signs of its shabbier past.

The Danes really do know how to create crisp white spaces ...


Via Dwell photos Jonas Bjerre Polsen

Monday, 11 June 2012

Woodland and forest creatures ...

If you go down to the woods today
You're sure of a big surprise
If you go down to the woods today
You'd better go in disguise...

Extract from Teddy Bear's Picnic  by Jimmy Kennedy

Deer bed linen by Nord , By Nord Deer Cushion, By Nord Eagle Cushion, Twig Hooks, Owl cushion By Nord, Black Tree Glasses by Snowden Flood, Oksa Multipurpose Hook, By Nord Fox cushion,
Raven Clothes Hanger, Bear Bed linen, Wolf Cushion By Nord, Pine Forest cushion.

Friday, 8 June 2012

And the winner is....

The winner of our giveway, "It's all about hooks and hangers at Skandivis" is Betina Zachariasen!  Her hook of choice is the lovely Oksa and we'll do our very best to get it to her as soon as we possibly can!

Thanks to those of you who took part in our giveaway! If you want to be in the know about future giveaway and special offers why no become a fan on Facebook?

Toni xx

Thursday, 7 June 2012

A townhouse in kartoffelrækkerne

You will find this beautiful home in a historic area of Copenhagen called  kartoffelrækkerne [potato rows]. The area was built 130 years ago by the Workers' Building society  to create affordable housing for poor families. A home like this would house 2 families of about 12 people on 3 floors. The area was named kartoffelrækkerne not just because the houses were "planted" in rows but as people were very poor all they could afford to eat was potatoes. Needless to say, today  kartoffelrækkerne is a very desirable trendy neighbourhood where you will find gorgeous homes like the one we see here.

                                     Spot the Missoni fabrics throughout...

Via Bolig Magasinet dk Photo: Lisbeth Wedendahl

Monday, 4 June 2012

A dog bed that rocks...

--> Anyone who shops at Skandivis will know that I don't usually go for bright vibrant colours! But when I first saw these cool guys it was love at first sight and I really do think they rock!

        but  what do you think ...?

Friday, 1 June 2012

A touch of house envy....

Check out the scenery and surroundings of this fabulous home in the town of Stavanger in Norway! No wonder that I am suffering from a bout  of house envy!

The house which had its former life in the 60’s has now been brought up to the requirements of modern 21st century by Element Architects and sits easily next to its more traditional neighbours.  Another s showcase of amazing Scandinavian design.

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