How to prepare for a Scandinavian Christmas in London?

Decorate your home with fresh pine tree branches, pretty red berry branches, twigs and pine cones this Christmas. Fill your house with Christmas scents from baking Ginger bread men and simmering 'glögg' Scandinavian mulledwine on the stove. Lid some candles and enjoy this dark but beautiful pre-christmas, in Scandinavian fashion, together with your family. The Scandinavian Christmas Markets and...

Let me introduce; Eames the Elephant, by Vitra at Skandium

Almost no other animal is as popular as the elephant. Admired for its majestic size and loved because of its gentle nature. Charles and Ray Eames were also taken by the elephants charm and developed a toy elephant of plywood in 1945. However, this piece never went into production. Now manufactured in plastic, the Eames Elephant is available for the first time to the target group for which it was...

Summer in Skandium

Looking to refresh your home after the big Spring clean or in search for the perfect wedding gift this Summer we recommend visiting Skandium in Marelybone. We visited Skandium last weekend in search for a wedding gift and had a browse through the store and enjoyed seeing all the design classics (in all prize ranges) in gorgeous daylight that they have managed to create in store. Photos by Little...

Black is the new red for any active toddler

There is so many gift guides out there but I had to share this as I think it is something that any active toddler would be very happy to receive from Santa! Our beloved retro toys, now available in black! Who can resist a shiny Saab Roadster RideOn from Playsam? Its design is based on the very first Saab -- Sixten Sason's prototype 92001. Steering wheel made of wood and metal just like the old...

Home from home at Skandium

This Sunday we decided to go shopping in the afternoon. We went to Marylebone, almost a little village within the central city of London. The high street is filled up with lots of individual shops, with everything from butcher, cheese and fishmonger, delis, to designer shops with children's clothing, women lingerie and clothing, home and kitchenware and lots more. We wanted to visit Skandium, a...