Update Your Kitchen with Nordic Tableware

Glazed stoneware is paired with solid wood handles in this beautiful Nordic tableware collection. Continue Reading ➝

The ‘EMMA’ tableware collection by Danish manufacturer Stelton include not only cups, jugs and plates, but also an electric tea kettle and a toaster to make your Nordic kitchen collection complete. The series was created by a Danish designer duo, namely Sebastian Holmbäck and Ulrik Nordentoft.

I love how the beautiful glazed stoneware is paired with birch wood handles and tops on these items. The tame colors and soft shapes, together with the solid wood accessories create a truly unique and Scandinavian feel to this collection. Prices for the items in the EMMA collection are between $30 and $150.

Images © Brian Buchard / Stelton AS

You Can Now Own a Lighthouse – or Even a City!

Create a unique ambient for the evening with these happy ceramic lanterns. Continue Reading ➝

These happy small houses were created by Danish textile & ceramic designers Mette Bache and Barbara Bendix Becker. The series is called Urbania, and is made of white glazed ceramic.

The various buildings cast various rays and shades in the room, creating a cosy atmosphere for the evening. (Also work perfectly well as bookends on your shelf during the day.) The lanterns are produced by Kähler Design and are available from $30 per piece.

Images © Kähler Design AS / Danish Design Store

When Finland Meets Japan…

…the result is a stunning collection of beautiful dinnerware and textiles.
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The ‘Iittala X Issey Miyake’ collection is a collaboration between historic Finnish glassware manufacturer Iittala and the Japanese product and clothing designer Issey Miyake. The result of this cooperation is a stunning collection that was inspired by colors and shapes found in nature.

The home collection includes a wide range of items from plates, cups and other kitchenware to napkins, bags and pillow covers. The soft, irregular shapes of the ceramics are combined with strict, geometric patterns on some of the textiles, and still, the overall look seems very clean and harmonic.

Images © Iittala / Miyake Design Studio

MORMOR Porcelain Tableware

The porcelain ‘Mormor’ tableware series was decorated with a pattern that resembles a kitchen towel, giving them a unique, kind of retro look. Continue Reading ➝

This special kitchen series is called ‘Mormor’ and it was designed by Danish ceramic artist Gry Fager. The designer decorated the simple white porcelain items with a pattern that resembles a kitchen towel, giving them a really unique, a kind of retro look. The tableware series is produced by Normann Copenhagen.

Images © Normann Copenhagen ApS

OASIS Self-Watering Pots

Beautiful two-tone ceramic pots were created by young Norwegian designer Ann Kristin Einarsen. Continue Reading ➝  

These two-tone ceramic pots, called ‘Oasis’, were created by young Norwegian artist Ann Kristin Einarsen. The self-watering set consists of two interlocking pots: a glazed water container on bottom and a natural terracotta planter on top, which leads the water into the soil that it holds.

The lower pot is available in green, white or dark brown finish, while the upper one kept its natural terracotta color. The set is produced by Norwegian lighting and furniture manufacturer Northern.

Ann Kristin Einarsen is a young artist and designer originally from Northern Norway, with a background in wood-working and pottery. She is currently working in Oslo.

 

Images © Chris Tonnesen, Kristofer Johnsson / Northern.no AS

Ecological Wool from Sweden

Swedish Klippan Yllefabrik is a family owned textile company in southern Sweden that produces ecological wool products. Continue Reading ➝

The Klippan Yllefabrik textile company was founded in 1879 in the small town of Klippan in southern Sweden. Now, the fourth and fifth generation of wool spinners and weavers are working in this family business, creating wonderful ecological wool blankets, cushions, towels and other household fabrics.

Besides their classic line of textiles, they also collaborate with renowned Scandinavian designers to create fresh new patterns for their portfolio.

 

 

 

Images © Klippan Yllefabrik AB, Sweden

LAND Rugs by Fogia

The ‘Land’ collection include three different patterns Valley, Forest and Field, each referring to a stylized landscape with its characteristic colors. Continue Reading ➝

The ‘Land’ collection was designed by Stockholm-based Note Design Studio for the Swedish furniture manufacturer Fogia. The series include three different patterns Valley, Forest and Field, each referring to a stylized landscape with its characteristic colors. These beautiful rugs are made of 100% wool, prices start around $1100.

Images © Fogia Sweden

CARPETS Made of Paper

Woodnotes is a small, family owned company in Finland manufacturing woven carpets and window blinds made of paper yarn. Continue Reading ➝

Woodnotes is a small, family owned company in Finland specializing in manufacturing woven carpets and window blinds made of paper yarn. Paper yarn is a hygienic, biodegradable paper thread product that is in turn made of wood. This material, due to the construction of its fibers, collects neither dust or dirt and it is hypoallergenic. These stylish, high-quality carpets represent the best of Finnish design, no wonder Woodnotes have won a dozen design and innovation awards since its foundation in 1987.

Images © Ulla Koskinen & Sameli Rantanen / Woodnotes

KNOT Pillow

Playful KNOT pillow was designed by Icelandic Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir for Design House Stockholm. Continue Reading ➝

This playful pillow was designed by Icelandic Ragnheiður Ösp Sigurðardóttir for Design House Stockholm. Besides decoration, it’s also a perfect way to practice making knots! Here is Ragnheiður introducing her product:

Images & video © Design House Stockholm AB

PLY Rugs

These handmade PLY rugs by Muuto were designed by danish textile designer Margrethe Odgaard. Continue Reading ➝

These handmade PLY rugs by Muuto were designed by danish textile designer Margrethe Odgaard. The woven rugs are available in six natural color shades and are made of 100% New Zealand wool.

Images © Petra Bindel / Mikkel Tjellesen / Muuto, Denmark