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FORM US WITH LOVE

Photo by Jonas Lindstöm

Photo by Jonas Lindstöm

Swedish design studio Form Us With Love recently designed the affordable & stackable JANINGE chair collection for IKEA, and I am in love with the clean, simple & modern design.

“The great idea behind the JANINGE collection is the democratization of design, to create a durable construction, based on the needs of both domestic and public environments” – IKEA

“Our collaborative objective was to find the perfect multi-purpose chair, easy to fall in love with and quick to maintain” – Form Us With Love

 

Photo by Jonas Lindström

Photo by Jonas Lindström

JANINGE comes in light grey, crisp white, and bright yellow (my favorite!) and is a mix of 75% polypropylene, 75% glass fiber and 25% pigment. It can be used both indoor and outdoors.

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DET NORSKE LANDSKAP // THE NORWEGIAN LANDSCAPE

Design by Neue

Design by Neue

Loving the simple & stylish design of the new Norwegian passports created by Neue Design Studio. They based it around the lovely Norwegian landscape, highlighting the Norwegian identity with a timeless expression.

Design by Neue

Design by Neue

 

I have always thought that the Swiss passports were best, but I have to say that I am now very excited to be Norwegian and hoping to get my hand on one soon.

Seems like Norway is stepping up their design game with these passports & the new banknotes. Way to go Norway!

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SCENTS OF SCANDINAVIA

“A sense of Scandinavia. Of vast silent landscapes and raw seasons, of cosy shared moments and the world’s happiest peoples.”

These scented candle from SKANDINAVISK are pure beauty. The collection celebrates the uniqueness & diversity of Scandinavia, focusing on simplicity & quality. Each candle has a unique scent which reflects a different aspect of the homely lifestyle we all love.

 

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RO // TRANQUILITY
“Peace, calm and tranquility from the kingdoms of Norway, Sweden and Denmark. This delicately scented candle subtly infuses the room with gentle notes of fresh cut grass, ripening fruit orchards and hidden blankets in the dunes.”

 

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Ö // ISLAND
“Hundreds of thousands uninhabited islands scattered across Scandinavian waters offer absolute escape. This scented candle reflects the breezy freshness of the archipelagos.”

 

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HAV // SEAS
“The coastline of Scandinavia is surrounded by the cold waters of the North Atlantic, Baltic and Arctic. This scented candle reflects the freshness of these Scandinavian seas with notes of water flora and cool air.”

 

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FJORD // FJORD
“Coniferous forests, waterfalls and an abundance of flora magnify the majestic West Norwegian fjords. This scented candle reflects the wonder of fjordland with fresh notes of crashing waterfalls, forest fruits and orchard fruits.”

 

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SNÖ // SNOW
“Infused with a hint of winter berries and frozen wood, Snö is a subtle scent for the home to lighten the darkest night.”

 

All photos by SKANDINAVISK

All photos by SKANDINAVISK

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OATLY

I’m a sucker for products with great packaging design, so when I saw the OATLY carton in the shop I just had to get it. I was even more excited when I found out it’s Swedish and actually tastes good.

The packaging & rebrand of Oatly was done by the Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors who treated the packaging as an advertisement space for the brand, playing on the fact that a lot of us do shop with our eyes.

All photos by Oatly

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