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Book Review: Scandinavian Design

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scandinavian design

One day I realized how my house had started to fill up with Scandinavian design, especially my kitchen and dining area. I have a dining room set, china hutch, and ceiling light from Denmark. I collect enamelware from Norway and wooden toys from Denmark. Those wooden toys I collect are sitting on the shelves from Sweden. As my love for Scandinavian design grew, I needed an all-in-one guidebook I can go to when I wanted to learn more about the design and/or designer – “Scandinavian Design” by Charlotte & Peter Fiell proved to be “the one” for me.

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Danish Modern Chair and Ottoman Restoration Adventure: Part One

seen better days

We are in desperate need of an extra seating for our family room. Every night, three humans and five dogs fight over a space on our only sofa. Usually, only two humans and three dogs win the space. Because we share the seating space with our dogs (yes, they do have dog beds on the […]

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Danish Modern Dining Table and the Curse of Three Chairs

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Updating the Kitchen Around the Cathrineholm Poster – Part Two:
I put a halt on my kitchen update project, because my husband and I had been house hunting for last three months. I didn’t want to add a piece of furniture not knowing if it was going to fit in our new house. But I […]

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Arne Jacobsen

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Ant Chair

Ant Chair
Arne Jacobsen (1902 – 1974) was a multi-talented Danish modern designer mostly known for his architectural work and furniture design. In addition, Jacobsen showed his talent in designing consumer goods, lamps and textiles. Jacobsen was originally trained as a mason, but later pursued his studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in […]

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Verner Panton

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Panton Chair

Panton Chair
Verner Panton (1926 – 1998) was one of the most influential Danish modern designers of the 20th century. Over the course of his career, Panton successfully introduced ground breaking interior designs, including furniture, lighting, floor covering, wall covering, and textiles using a variety of materials and vibrant colors.
 
Just like many others designers of the […]

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Tips for Buying Mid Century Modern Furniture

Eames Rocker

Mid century modern furniture are known for its simple, clean lines and organic shapes. It is sleek and elegant, yet functional. Whether collecting only the ones designed by a specific mid century designer or collecting anything that appeal to your eyes, it is always exciting to acquire furniture you love piece by piece. Here you […]

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