THAT SCANDINAVIAN FEELING

By Ingrid Opstad | A magazine curated by Ingrid, a Norwegian freelance graphic designer in Italy. My Scandinavian interior, design & lifestyle blog; www.thatscandinavianfeeling.com 

DREAMING OF SNOWY TREES

Jun 19, 2017<p>Sorry for the lack of posts here lately, the Italian summer is in full swing and my home is like a Finnish sauna at the moment… While I …

Christmas

NORDIC PLACES TO VISIT // COZY NÆRVÆR WINE BAR & RESTAURANT IN COPENHAGEN

Jun 16, 2017<p><b>Nærvær</b> (meaning presence) is Copenhagen’s new wine bar & restaurant, located in Krøyers Plads with the water and the Inderhavnsbroen as a …

Copenhagen

Note Design and Afteroom hack IKEA kitchens to make living room furnishings for Reform

Note Design and Afteroom are the latest studios to hack IKEA products for Danish brand Reform, with both taking cues from their Scandinavian origins …

Furniture

MINIMAL LOVE FROM STELTON

Jun 6, 2017<p>If you need a new water pitcher, kettle, water bottle or other homeware items look no further. <b>Stelton</b>, the Danish design company with …

Furniture

Young Danish designer reimagines the rocking chair at Carl Hansen's New York showroom

Copenhagen-based Anker Bak has created a foldable rocking chair that incorporates traditional materials with a minimalist approach.<p>The young …

Furniture

Tham & Videgård Arkitekter designs austere holiday home on Swedish island

This pared-back holiday home on the Swedish island of Gotland provides a retreat for three generations of a family and was designed by Tham & …

Architecture

SEEKING COZINESS EVERYDAY

Jun 2, 2017<p>I loved May, but is it just me or did it disappear so quick? For me, it is the perfect month. A lovely temperature and a time full of …

Snowfall

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Design

FRIDAY INSPIRATION: GREEN INTERIOR

May 26, 2017<p>Green is really growing on me (no pun intended), and I am very intrigued by all the green interior I see on Pinterest. Green is such a …

IN LOVE WITH LUXEMBOURG

May 24, 2017<p>A couple of weeks ago I visited Luxembourg for the first time, an incredibly cute and lovely place to spend a few days. This is a city …

These Vintage IKEA Catalog Covers Will Blow You Away

We’ve been covering IKEA quite frequently lately, and it’s no wonder – the Swedish furniture giant has (unintentionally) entered the world of fashion …

Furniture

INTERIOR CRUSH: THE CUTEST POCKET CHAIR

May 19, 2017<p>How cute is this new <b>Pocket chair</b>, a collaboration between the Spanish design studio Stone Designs and Swedish Blå Station. This creative …

Plykea hacks IKEA's Metod kitchens with plywood fronts

Startup company Plykea has launched a series of birch ply doors and worktops that can be attached to IKEA's Metod kitchen cupboards.<p>The wooden fronts …

Vipp prefabricated cabins are designed as "battery-charging stations for humans"

Danish retailer Vipp has created a factory-made, metal-and-glass micro dwelling that comes filled with the company's line of homeware products.<p>Called …

INSPIRATION FOR A FUN SCANDINAVIAN KIDS ROOM FROM FERM LIVING

May 15, 2017<p>I came across an image yesterday of the cutest little <b>miniature funkis house</b> by Danish design brand ferm LIVING, and soon I was lost in …

MOTHER'S DAY GIFT IDEAS

May 9, 2017<p>Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May in Scandinavia, a lovely day to appreciate mothers and mother figures in our lives. …

A SENSE OF CALM AND PEACE

May 2, 2017<p>May is finally here, but before we fully start to embrace this new month let’s take a look at some highlights from the ever growing …

NORDIC PLACES I WANT TO VISIT // NORWEGIAN DESIGN HOTEL VILLA TERMINUS

Apr 28, 2017<p><b>Villa Terminus</b> is the smallest hotel in a family-run collection of five historic properties in the heart of the Bergen in Norway. With …

NEW DANISH DESIGN // AMANDA LILHOLT

Apr 26, 2017<p>My absolute favorite discovery from Milan Design Week was this little space in the Lambrate district, located right next to the Norwegian …

Wingårdh transforms roofless freight depot into Malmö Market Hall

Sheets of pre-rusted red steel cover the new extension to a dilapidated freight depot in Malmö, which has been converted into a covered food market …

FRIDAY INSPIRATION: SCANDI SPRING STYLE

Apr 21, 2017<p>Happy Friday, I hope the sun is shining wherever you are in the world! Here the weather has been quite changing lately, from lovely and …

EXPERIENCING THE FUTURE LIVING ROOM AT IKEA FESTIVAL FOR MILAN DESIGN WEEK

Apr 21, 2017<p>Milan Design Week is always my favorite part of the year, the city is buzzing and full of interior and design lovers! One of the …

Front designs asymmetric version of Thonet's classic bistro chair

Swedish studio Front has put a new spin on the classic No. 14 bentwood chair by Gebrüder Thonet Vienna with its one-armed N.0 design.<p>The chair – …

EASTER HYGGE IN ITALY

Apr 18, 2017<p>It’s been a while, I hope you all had a wonderful Easter! I took a bit of time off from the blog after the busy Milano Design Week to …

27 completely gorgeous stores in Copenhagen

A cactus concept store, a hipster bike shop, a retro toyshop where they'll trim your beard… Copenhagen has surely the most fascinating independent …

Lust Living

10 SCANDINAVIAN EASTER DECORATION IDEAS FOR YOUR HOME

Apr 11, 2017<p>I can’t believe it’s April and almost easter already, where does the time go? I love decorating my home for the holidays, and Easter is …

Bang & Olufsen's modular BeoSound Shape speakers are arranged like wall tiles

Bang & Olufsen has used Milan design week, which kicked off today, to launch a sound system made of hexagonal speakers and acoustic panels that can …

ENJOYING THE LITTLE THINGS IN LIFE

Apr 1, 2017<p>As April starts it’s nice to look back at some of the moments shared throughout March. We have now reached over 1000 images which is …