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January 31, 2014

Danish classics in the south of France | Home of Stylejunky owners

Nicholas and Juliet created this home in their new homecountry French when moving to Cannes, where they opened Fashion store Stylejunky . A small but elegant apartment with high ceilings, French parquet floors and Danish Design classics. The olive tree may be a sign we're in the South of France but it's difficult to imagine high temperatures and blue skies when opening windows as the apartment has  a real Nordic feeling.

 pictures via with thanks
January 27, 2014

GIVEAWAY | Prints from Arte unlimited

For today's giveaway I'd like you to meet Arte Limited. They sent me some photographs printed on beautiful matt paper the other day and I think they perfectly fit my home! It's great to have some new prints as I always love changing things around at this time of the year.... If you are in for a change as well you might like to join this giveaway! 

Arte Limited is giving away a free Art Print of your choice. I am showing some Art prints in black and white but also if you are more into colour you will certainly find something of your choice in their huge collection.  

How to join the giveaway
If you would like to join the giveaway then surf to the Arte Limited website, make your choice. And let us know which one you would like to win for your own interior or workplace by leaving a comment in this post.

Congratulations to Mannirox from Bulgaria on winning this giveaway!

January 24, 2014

Weekend | lazy days and big warm sweaters

Its Friday! And the weekend is about to start... this one will be all about having a good time, bright homes, some snow in the air perhaps and hiding away in big warm sweaters...wishing you a happy one and see you back on Monday with a new giveaway.

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January 23, 2014

Kristina Dam Studio | Graphic objects

Surfing through my bookmarks I came across the work of Copenhagen based designer Kristina Dam The picture above caught my eye immediately as I love the basic form of the table and even more because I was thinking of a new bedside table in this particular shape! Definitely a 'sign' don't you think! 

Kristina is educated as a graphic designer at the Royal Danish Academy of Architecture and says her objects and illustrations are inspired by this background and her love for letters as a graphic designer. I have fallen in love with her work and I would have loved to see it at Maison et Objet this next week. 

pictures © Kristina Dam | with thanks to My Dubio
January 22, 2014

In love with the beautiful identity of No-Mad


A return to sources and traditions.
 in India we live near the floor
we like to sit cross-legged
rest on a charpo├» 
surrounded by textiles 
dreams, wellness… 
We take time to live and to listen to ourselves

all pictures via No-Mad

January 17, 2014

A dark and cozy winterhome

Feels like a dark and cozy home for winter, this home at St Kilda beach, Melbourne. When days are short and it's dark early and you can't ask for nothing else then feeling the warmt of a fire and dream away on that huge couch.

Photograpy Sharyn Cairns | styling Glen Proebstel for Elle Decoration UK

January 16, 2014

Design Icons | Get a free ticket for you and a friend

If you love vintage design pieces from the 1930s - 1980s... well-known classics to anonymous designs, with Eames next to Mies van der Rohe and from Italian-chic to raw industrials. Then The upcoming Design Icons trade show in Amsterdam might be just the place for you! 

In collaboration with Design Icons I am giving away a free ticket for you and a friend, simply leave a comment in this post and we will pick a winner next week. Scroll down for more info about the fair and the amazing location.

After a successful first edition in 2012 , Design Icons will return annually as of 2014. The much awaited upcoming edition will take place on February 8 + 9, once again in the beautiful venue of De Overkant. This former shipyard has been restored into a charming event location. Situated on the North shore of ’t IJ, there is a beautiful view to the city center.

The industrial atmosphere of De Overkant see my post here is the ideal setting to showcase the design icons of the past century. 60 dealers from all over Europe will gather, offering their finest vintage design pieces from the 1930s - 1980s.

In collaboration with Design Icons we have a free ticket for you and a friend to come to 'De Overkant' and admire all these design icons yourself. Simply leave a comment below and we will pick a winner next week!

© | | pictures via Design Icons
January 15, 2014

Formex 2014 | New Ylva Skarp prints

With the new year just started and the first fair in Copenhagen |DesigntradDK|behind us. It is Sweden's turn today to celebrate this years new design as Formex opens it doors today! One of the designers that showcases her new work at Formex is Ylva Skarp , I wrote about her almost 2 years ago when she started to design her own posters |New pictures from my studio| and I still love her work. Here is some of her latest design...

And some former work below |styling Annaleena Leino| Are you going to Formex? I would love to hear from you!

Pictures vis Ylva Skarp with thanks

January 14, 2014

Snapshots from my home | A Black kitchen wall

The black wall in my own kitchen is one of the things I really love about my home. I think a bit of black gives a room just that little extra. The small wall is now white! again. I painted it black for December and it took me 5 layers of paint to get it sparkling white again! But before that I made a few snapshots of the industrial table that I us as an extra storage.

January 13, 2014

Shelf Systems | Scandinavian and Dutch design

I remember we had lots of shelving systems for books and small items at home as a kid. It was the famous Dutch Tomado rack, developed after the second world war and it was one of those things every family in the Netherlands had at home for decades. Shelf systems have never gone out of fashion I guess and the Dutch shelf system is back in production and a black and white version can be found at HEMA at the moment.

I had to think about this when I came across these new pictures of the Swedish String shelf system. I love how both standing and hanging units can be combined and of course the styling by Lotta Agaton, beautifully captured on camera by Marcus Lawett, adds an extra waugh factor to them.

January 10, 2014

A copper clothes rack | Inspiration from Minneapolis

I recently discovered Wide Eyed Legless, written by Madelynn Hackwith Furlong, a Stylist, Designer and Curator living in Minneapolis. It was that one picture above that caught my eye as I loved the minimalistic look of it. 

Reading further and emailing with Madelynn I discovered she had set herself a goal last year to increase simplicity in her wardrobe and style. Investing in less and better quality clothing in order to create her perfect wardrobe. On her blog you can read more on her style transformations.

I think she made the perfect copper clothes rack to go along with it. The rack is made out of copper pipes, and the matching hangers her husband brought back from his trip to Amsterdam this summer! As the copper poles are hallow there is a rope strung through the middle of them and the rack is hung from the ceiling that way. 

Pictures (c) Wide Eyed Legless with thanks