Thursday, 31 May 2012

All about Hooks over at Skandivis

To mark the arrival of the very cool Giant Button Hooks we have decided to give away one of our hooks or hangers.  For a chance to win just let us know in the comments section below, which hook is your favorite and why!





Fancy  an extra chance to win? Why not hop over to our facebook page to “Like’”Skandivis  (click here).

The competition closes on Friday 8th June at 12pm. The winner will be picked at random and notified by email so please make sure we are able to contact you by email.

Monday, 28 May 2012

We Do like wood we do...

As the daughter of a carpenter I value the finished product resulting from excellent craftsmanship.

"We Do Wood", is a fine example of innovative design made to last...





The  Danish brand We Do Wood was founded by Danish designers Henrik Thygesen and Sebastian Jørgensen in 2006 & they now make desks, chairs, tables and much more out of bamboo.











Images via Stylepark

Friday, 25 May 2012

Shades of grey

Summer has finally arrived here in London and you might expect me to get out the beautiful summery images! But the truth is that even on a beautiful sunny day like today nothing inspires me more than the mysterious and very cool shades of grey...
    
  Grey is amazing for creating new layers, structure and depth...
             
                            





Room shot via Stellan-Herner , Letters from Design Letters 
Image of wood log via By Nord,  Source of paint tins unknown


Tuesday, 22 May 2012

A quiet space


After a busy and very exciting weekend at the Hive Blog Conference in Berlin I'm enjoying a quiet space to reflect & absorb ...















The images with lamps and brick wall  come via dustydeco.com
Danish Designed Alter Candles from Louise Roe Design Essentials

Thursday, 17 May 2012

Wild about horses ...

By Nord Copenhagen, one of our best selling brands, is known to have strong links to the natural world and this season they have gone wild about horses ...






 A top model...


                                                                                                                   





  Creativity




                                                                 
               Outstanding design












+  via lisan-listyle
= via Google
 Photographer of The Icelandic horse unknown please let us know if you know the source.




Monday, 14 May 2012

Gorgeous bathrooms

"Bad" means bath in most if not all of the Scandinavian languages! Don't you just love these cups with typography by Arne Jacobsen?
                                                                                         


Everyone loves a gorgeous bathroom so I've dug out a few of my current favorites to share with you...












                                                    





Image 1 via Cush and Nooks  2 and 3 Via Rumid dk

design letters via Bo Bedre Norway Photo Ting

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

I fancy a book bag.

 Louise Roe the brilliant Danish designer behind one of our best selling cushions, "The Book cushion" also designs clothes and accessories. I'm in love with her photo print, "Book Bag" but  seeing that I'm already carrying half of my possessions around with me, its generous size may just prove too tempting for me! What do you think? Can a bag ever be too large?... -->
































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Friday, 4 May 2012

Kind By Nature



Kind By Nature is the name behind a very special Danish web shop. In this shop things are made by hand and with kindness & love, which surely has to be a good thing! So with that in mind I went shopping and had a fantastic time.

You will find my favourites below


I'm a long time admirer of the edgy Batgirl but found that the competition was  fierce and she was soon joined by a gang of seriously cool contenders!







Images from www.kindbynature.dk
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