Thursday, 25 April 2013

A Finnish design treat

I love beautiful packaging and will buy absolutely anything just to get my hands on a gorgeous jar or box! So Imagine my excitement when I learned that the  Finnish design label Marimekko is launching beauty products in collaboration with  the amazing Australian brand Aesop! The products are said to be inspired by the Scandinavian bathing culture are packaged in recyclable plastic jars and come in a cool cotton bag made from Marimekko's Vellamo print.

Sadly my birthday isn't in a while but no guessing what's going right to the top of my wish list!



The Marimekko-Aesop beauty products will be available from the end of April from www.aesop.com 

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Swedish design talents

We all know that the cool Swedes are at the top of their game when it comes to designing furniture! Only this time I'm not thinking Ikea ...  Check out some of the amazing Swedish designs that got me swooning lately!


The "String" shelving by The architect Nisse Strinning, one of the designers who in the middle of the 20th century started what today referred to as Scandinavian design. String first came on the market 60 years ago, the white version is new though.






The minimalist "Frame" Table designed by Anya Sebton & Eva Lilja Lowenhielm. The  filing cabinet is designed by Jessica Signell Knutsson.









Staffan Holm has created this unique shelving unit that concertinas flat for Scandinavian brand One Nordic.









The Mikado cupboard is designed by Sofia Lagerkvist, Charlotte von der Lancken and Anna Lindgren  the  girls behind the Swedish design group Front.














Thursday, 4 April 2013

Scandinavian posters in black & white

I'm mad about posters especially those in monochrome! So of course I was very excited to discover these limited edition Danish prints.  Each print has a personal statement from either Hulda, Tine and Allan the bloggers behind the successful Danish blog www.Bungalow5.dk




I'm with Allan and hope that all bloggers go to heaven too! 





The limited prints are available to buy from www.frohundfrau.dk 






Via Bungalow.5
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