Brands Scandinavia

April 13, 2011 Katja Presnal

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

Brands Scandinavia is a collaboration of some of the top Finnish designers. The Brands Scandinavia’s products are functional and fun, and durable and beautiful. The products are meant for everyday living, and they take the test of time in quality and design. Brands Scandinavia’s home textiles and furnishings, accessories, bags and stationery will delight and make you smile.

The Brands Scandinavia collection is built around two themes: Presence and Urban Mood. Urban Mood brings bold colors and new materials into the mix, and Presence is soothing and serene contrasting with Urban Mood.

One of the most famous designer behind the Brands Scandinavian concept is Eero Aarnio, he is internationally known since the 1960’s, and recognized for his use of modern materials and playful designs. His humorous creature Zoo and Pony appear in felt wall decorations, notebooks, laptop bags and bedding.

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

Sakke Yrjölä’s Moped products bring an old moped alive in form of bags, pencil cases, coffee mugs and other accessories.

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

The Presence collection is inspired by Northern nature: sand, water, earth, ice, snow. Presence is about clean form and natural materials.

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

A masterful graphic designer Erik Bruun lives on the Suomenlinna fortress island off Helsinki’s coastline. With its beautiful nature and wildlife, Suomenlinna has been an inspiration for Bruun’s Feather bedding. The printed down pattern evokes restful dreams while the crisp cotton is durable and comfortable.

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

Brands Scandinavia, Scandinavian design blog

Teemu Järvi’s Pumpkin oil lamp has a timeless, fluid shape. The transparent glass sphere forms an elegant home for the flame and creates a quiet calm around itself.

See more Scandinavian design at Brands Scandinavia.

Katja Presnal

Katja Presnal shows how to live Nordic inspired life to the fullest and plan your dream life. Katja owns Presnal5 strategic marketing intelligence agency and wants to help marketing professionals to combine a dream career and dream life via freelance work.Katja is an award-winning marketing strategist, and a well-known speaker. Katja has lived in five different countries, and seven states in the USA. Her three children were all born in different countries within three years. When not working or jet-setting the world, Katja is at home cooking big family dinners.She has been featured in NY Times, Glamour, Redbook, Fodor's, Forbes and Woman's Day magazines among many other national and international publications and written for MTV3 and Lifetime TV networks.

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