Easy Norwegian heart shaped waffle brunch

This is such an easy recipe, perfect for a weekend brunch party - or just to treat yourself! Compared to its Belgian and American counterparts, the Norwegian waffle is heart shaped, thin and, soft. For a healthier option, it can be made with no sugar and wholemeal flour. However, it is absolutely best when made with the recipe below - served with fresh berries, jam and creme fraiche or just with...

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What to take to University, Scandinavian style

Our daughter is about to go off to university and to get to the grips of what's needed, I've assembled a few ideas on what to bring. Bedroom The rooms usually has a single bed, desk and chair. In addition you'll need... Practical bedroom essentials Mattress protector, duvet, pillow and bedding Full length mirror and hangers Laundry basket, hanging rack, iron and ironing board Functional and...

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MiniMeis, the baby carrier developed by Scandinavian dads

MiniMeis was invented to encourage dads to take an active part in the child's life, by supporting daily outings, on dads terms. Children love exploring and having a birds view, from a safe vantage point, seated comfortably on dads shoulders, couldn't have been a better idea. It all started out as a side hustle, when dads Julius Andreas Winger, Tarjei Espolin Johnson and Marcus...

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Scandinavian Design in London

We are still in love with sustainable, functional and timeless Scandinavian home design, that a handful of London based retailers carry in-store. Retail has beyond doubt been hit particularly hard by recent events. If we would like to continue to have beautiful designs for our homes, available to us in London, we need to support the businesses who specialise in this field. Some of these stores...

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As We Grow, childrenswear from Iceland

A sustainable collection of timeless and long-lasting quality clothes, based on a true story of a sweater's journey between people and countries during many years. This is how As We Grow describe themselves, a brand popular for their slow fashion luxury childrenswear. And the new collection for Spring Summer 2020 is no disappointment. Once again the brand delights us with a nostalgic, timeless...

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The Scandi Outlet London

The Scandi Outlet is bringing some of the coolest Scandi brands to Shoreditch, London with up to 80% off retail price. The pop-up sale in 64 Charlotte Road is on until the 26th of July, with opening hours from 11am to 6pm. We recommend heading there as soon as you can as stock is limited. Expect to find top Scandinavian labels such as By Malene Birger, Odd Molly, Lollys Laundry, Just Female,...

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VIPP is going soft…

When one thing leads to another... Vipp founder Holger Nielsen won a car in the lottery in 1932. He sold the car, bought a metal press and few years later, when his wife Marie needed a bin for her hairdressing salon, he went to his one-man workshop and crafted what today is known as the Vipp pedal bin.  Vipp designed the classic steel pedal bin as early as in 1939 and the Danish brand has since...

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Ferry crossing between Kiel and Oslo reopened

It was a step closer to normality on Wednesday 15th of July, when Colour Line reopened its ferry route between Kiel, Germany and Oslo, Norway. The ferry had been running for a while, but only as a two day cruise experience, with travellers being unable to disembark the ship during the journey. We were among the first as we left Oslo on the 16th of July. The ferry operates as before, with some...

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Introducing Vogue Scandinavia

Condé Nast has announced the launch of Vogue Scandinavia, with the first issue set to publish in Spring 2021. Launching in English across print, digital and social media platforms, Vogue Scandinavia will reflect the fashion industry’s changing climate and push the boundaries of modern media consumption. Vogue Scandinavia will be based in Stockholm, Sweden, whilst covering...

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Step inside the new Home of ferm LIVING in Copenhagen

Build in 1742 by architect Philip de Langethe historic building is now the new home to ferm LIVING and the Danish design brands first-ever retail space. The spacious 450m² invites you to browse the entire ferm LIVING collection, as well as a curated selection of vintage curio, plants, coffee table books and other accessories for the home. In super the central Copenhagen location, nestled...

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