Highlights from Designjunction 2017

Designjunction, where designers meet, showcases immersive installations, exciting product launches and creative workshops, industry insiders and design addicts alike. Here are the highlights! The show took place during the annual London Design Festival, this year from 21st to the 24th of September 2017 featuring more than 200 leading global design brands set on the historical grounds of Granary...

At home with Little Scandinavian in the Barbican, London

The Barbican is at the heart of the City of London and is the creative heartbeat of this financial district. It's also where the Little Scandinavian family lives. Please join our little house tour! The Barbican Estate is one of the largest examples of the Brutalist style and represents a utopian ideal for inner-city living. The complex was designed by architects Chamberlin, Powell and Bon and...

Definition of Hygge and How to create Hygge in your Home

The definition of Hygge? In Danish, hygge (pronounced “HUE-gah”) is simply the Danish ritual of enjoying life's simple pleasures. Here are 5 easy steps on how you can create Hygge in your home. So why is Hygge such a Scandi concept? We believe it has a lot to do with rough climate and the Scandinavians ability to make the most out of small moments. As Winter approaches Scandinavians are all...

Scandinavian Children’s Furniture and Interior Design Shops in the UK?

Are you setting out to decorate the nursery and was in particular looking for children's bedroom furniture and accessory, preferably in a modern Nordic style? The simplicity 'less is more', the functional design made to last and the muted colours of Scandinavian style work beautifully in a nursery or child's bedroom. But where is the best place to buy Scandinavian designed children's furniture...

Nordic Mojito cocktail recipe from Danish restaurant Snaps & Rye

The Danish restaurant's Snaps & Rye signature cocktail, 'Nordisk Mojito' was one of the recipes revealed at the cocktail making master class at Skandium's concession store at Selfridges this Saturday. We were treated to on hour of fun-filled cocktail making; with herb and ice crushing, mixing - and sampling the flavours of Summer! Not surprisingly this Nordic version of a classic mojito...

Iittala x Issey Miyake – a must see design collaboration

The exciting new collaboration between Iittala and fashion designer, Issey Miyake fusing Scandinavian and Japanese design was released last month. The collection spans 30 pieces of both textiles and glassware. When two masters of timeless design merges in one collaboration beauty happens; One vision of a home with harmony. Iittala X Issey Miyake is a unique collection of high quality ceramics,...