SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

Follow Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture…

IKEA’s New Modular Kitchen SEKTION Makes Custom Dream Kitchens Possible for Everyone

Follow IKEA SEKTION kitchen system comes to stores in February I have been waiting this IKEA kitchen announcement, and the first photos for weeks now, and it’s finally here! What a timing – we are…

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Decorating Inspiration

Follow If you would like your Christmas to look picture perfect from Scandinavian catalogs, here is some visual inspiration for you how to make it happen from a few Nordic brands. Less is more in…

Tove Jansson’s 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki

Follow We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of…

Must do for Finnish Design Lovers: Visit Arabia Factory in Helsinki

Follow Artists are the rocks stars of Finland I recently visited Arabia factory in Helsinki. More about the factory, it’s history, amazing historical findings done from the factory attic, the showroom and why Arabia is…

My Finland in 20 Instagram Pictures

Follow It’s Instagram Travel Thursday again – and now with a new format. Starting this month, we will be hosting Instagram Travel Thursday link collection only once a month, and a new collection linky will…

BoConcept Shows off Furniture in a Sexist Short Film Filmed in Spain

BoConcept

Follow Oh BoConcept I admit. It totally upsets me when the brands I like disappoint me with their marketing campaigns. What can I say? I love marketing. This time it’s Danish BoConcept, a modern furniture…

IKEA’s New Modular Kitchen SEKTION Makes Custom Dream Kitchens Possible for Everyone

IKEA SEKTION New Kitchen system for 2015

Follow IKEA SEKTION kitchen system comes to stores in February I have been waiting this IKEA kitchen announcement, and the first photos for weeks now, and it’s finally here! What a timing – we are…

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Decorating Inspiration

Modern Scandinavian Christmas Ideas

Follow If you would like your Christmas to look picture perfect from Scandinavian catalogs, here is some visual inspiration for you how to make it happen from a few Nordic brands. Less is more in…

Tove Jansson’s 100th Anniversary and Moomin Exhibition at the Arabia Gallery in Helsinki

Tove Jansson's Moomin Exhibition at Arabia Factory and the anniversary of Tove Jansson

Follow We recently visited the Arabia Factory in Finland. Arabia has been manufacturing Moomin mugs for decades, and held a Moomin Exhibition to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Tove Jansson, one of…

Must do for Finnish Design Lovers: Visit Arabia Factory in Helsinki

Visiting Finnish design Arabia factory in Helsinki

Follow Artists are the rocks stars of Finland I recently visited Arabia factory in Helsinki. More about the factory, it’s history, amazing historical findings done from the factory attic, the showroom and why Arabia is…

My Finland in 20 Instagram Pictures

FINLAND in 20 photos at @skimbaco

Follow It’s Instagram Travel Thursday again – and now with a new format. Starting this month, we will be hosting Instagram Travel Thursday link collection only once a month, and a new collection linky will…

IKEA Launches 2015 Catalog with a Parody Video

Experience the power of a bookbook™  - IKEA catalog ad 2015

Follow The IKEA 2015 catalog has gotten my attention. I can’t help it. I don’t even know which continent we will live in January, but I sure hope I will live within two hour drive…

Inexpensive Summer Guest Bedroom Makeover

guest bedroom on a dime

Follow This marks our third and last summer in Sweden, and each summer we’ve had visitors for several weeks. This summer is no exception. Each year we have made changes and additions in the way…

Travel + Shop: Inspiration from Copenhagen

Copenhagen Inspired

Follow Copenhagen in six squares 1. The cherry blossoms make Copenhagen a must visit during spring. You can find cherry blossoms in several different parks. The picture is from the Langelinie promenade and park in…

Share your Marimekko Unikko poppy print photos on Instagram with #Unikko50

marimekko on instagram

Follow Combine what you love with your travel photos One of my favorite Instagrammers in my son. He takes his Lego mini-figurines with him everywhere we go and takes pictures of the Lego men in…