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I read an article yesterday in Evening Standard with the tag line ‘Bring back Advent’, that by celebrating Christmas throughout December the actual day becomes less special. In Scandinavia Advent is still a special time, where we prepare and wait for the holiday to come. It’s also reflected in how we decorate our home for Advent.
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A Lego leaflet from 1974 was posted on Reddit this weekend and with it’s simple messaging (and very Scandinavian way of explaining things) immediately got trending on Social Media, as the content is as relevant today as it was 40 years ago. It’s not what you create but being creative that counts and this is way the original lego brick is so brilliant.
Never afraid of challenging the main stream design trends -and delivering tons of charm and personality with both their Home and Kids collection, the brilliant creative team behind the Danish brand LUCKYBOYSUNDAY never cease to amaze us!
It’s highly contagious, the Kähler Craze! The monochrome striped black and white vase, are overflowing Instagram and Blogs in Scandinavia at the moment. No Scandinavian minimalistic, all white home are complete without a piece of Kähler Design.
To celebrate their lovely new The Little White Company Autumn collection, we were invited to a private screening of Frozen, complete with drinks and snacks at one of London’s most special cinemas, the Electric Cinema in Notting Hill. With both film and bed linen collection drawing on inspiration from the Nordic countries, we were in for a treat!
It’s the twelfth London Design Festival! Over 250 partners and 300 events celebrating the best in design will be participating, filling the city with a unique design buzz. One of them 100% Norway at TENT London. There’s so much beautiful, innovative and functional design for the home presented during the festival -But here’s the highlights from 100% Norway.