HZA Designs A Rest Stop Overlooking The Norwegian Sea

Oslo-based studio Haugen/Zohar Arkitekter ’ s latest addition to the Norwegian coastline proves that public toilets don’t have to be an eyesore. The Ureddplassen Rest Stop sits in northern Norway in the region of GildeskĂ„l. Situated at the head of a fjord, overlooking the Norwegian Sea and the snow-capped mountains of the Lofoten Wall, it … Continue reading HZA Designs A Rest Stop Overlooking The Norwegian Sea

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Stay in a rustic zero-emissions cabin on an untouched Finnish island

Every traveller has a different idea of relaxation , but for many, the thought of escaping the hustle and bustle of a big city and reconnecting with nature is an overwhelmingly attractive one. With that in mind, a rustic new zero-emissions cabin has been unveiled on a picturesque island in Finland that allows guests to … Continue reading Stay in a rustic zero-emissions cabin on an untouched Finnish island

Henning Larsen completes award-winning Wave apartments in Denmark

Copenhagen-based Henning Larsen Architects has completed The Wave, a striking wave-shaped apartment complex that has made splashes internationally long before the project was finished. Located in Vejle, Denmark, the award-winning building was designed as an extension of its surroundings, from the waterfront location to the rolling, forested hills that rise from Vejle Fjord. Source: Henning … Continue reading Henning Larsen completes award-winning Wave apartments in Denmark

Vipp furniture collection

Danish design brand Vipp just released a full furniture collection and it’s looking so great. Vipp manifests its big move into the furniture category where sofas, chairs, coffee tables, lounge chairs, and rugs will enter the Vipp collection during the first half of 2019. Source: Vipp furniture collection

Nordic holiday decor inspiration

An Elegant Holiday Mood with Danish Design Brand by Lassen

A beautiful simplicity! Source: An Elegant Holiday Mood with Danish Design Brand by Lassen

Designer Profile: Louise Campbell – Scandinavian Rationalism and feminity

We have had a lot of Danish design recently, so it's no surprise that we turn to Louise Campbell's work. Born in Copenhagen to a Danish father and an English mother, Campbell inherited a " combination of Scandinavian rationalism and femininity, " which can be seen in its design of furniture and objects that emphasise … Continue reading Designer Profile: Louise Campbell – Scandinavian Rationalism and feminity

8 Inspiring Quotes on What Defines a Home

There is a difference between a house and a home. A house is merely a structure, while a home is personal and enhances our life, shaped by its residents. It expresses how we see ourselves, where we’ve been and what we value. It is a place of shelter, memories, happiness, love. Source: 8 Inspiring Quotes … Continue reading 8 Inspiring Quotes on What Defines a Home

Nordiska Kök has created this open plan kitchen

A Wide Open Kitchen in Pistachio Green

In collaboration with Swedish fashion label Stylein, Nordiska Kök has created this open plan kitchen for the fashion label's founder. Using the quintessential Scandinavian clean lines the space is composed in light ash, milestone countertops, pale green, and minimalist shapes. "The Nordic minimalism, the clean lines and soft colours are the core of everything we … Continue reading A Wide Open Kitchen in Pistachio Green

Scandinavian Style Interior With Pink And Blue Accents

Like Architecture & Interior Design? Follow Us... Neutral Scandinavian style makes for a crisp and clean looking interior, but how about injecting a cool Scandi decor scheme with playful flashes of bright blue and pastel pink? This private home, designed by Bo/Sko , introduces unexpected pops of pink and blue to add warmth and depth … Continue reading Scandinavian Style Interior With Pink And Blue Accents

Standard Studio Creates A Nordic Interior For SLA Salad Bar In Amsterdam

After the successful launch of the SLA salad bar in 2012, 10 locations opened up in the Netherlands since then. From the 11th location onwards Standard Studio was incarcerated to create a new design for the interior of the future SLA salad bars. The starting point hereby is to create a recognizable flexible design which can be executed at multiple locations and … Continue reading Standard Studio Creates A Nordic Interior For SLA Salad Bar In Amsterdam

Northern Wisps: Cabin Concept by Bartosz Domiczek

‘Northern Wisps’ is a visualization project created by Polish architect and visual artist Bartosz Domiczek. The project was Bartosz’s entry for the Ronen Bekerman’s Cabins 3D Challenge. “The goal was to visualize the prefab cabin in a location of choice. My design is placed in Icelandic ThĂłrsmörk and I made several different scenes to show various … Continue reading Northern Wisps: Cabin Concept by Bartosz Domiczek

Styling Inspiration from These 12 Beautiful Bedrooms with a Relaxed Scandi Vibe

Bedroom, home decor, home styling, Livet hemma, Nordic design, Ragnar Omarsson, scandinavian interior, Scandinavian style, styling inspiration By Catherine Lazure-Guinard   In a recent post, I shared 8 easy and addordable ways to give your home a makeover to transition into spring, and one of the tip was to brighten up your bedroom with new bedsheets. That is something I personaly love to do – New beddings can completely … Continue reading Styling Inspiration from These 12 Beautiful Bedrooms with a Relaxed Scandi Vibe

The Est Edit: the Rocking Chair

If there’s an item of furniture sure to bring a wave of nostalgia, it’s the rocking chair. Making its way into homes around the globe, the humble rocker first appeared in America in the 18th century, proudly dubbed the nation’s favourite chair. It’s not known who exactly invented the chair — or when — but … Continue reading The Est Edit: the Rocking Chair

Tour a Fun and Cheerful Rainbow-Hued Family Home in Sweden

I thought I’d show you something a little funky today! Are you ready for this week’s wild card? The Eriksson residence is a far cry from the usual monochrome Scandinavian abode and yet, I couldn’t resit sharing it on the blog. The family home, located in Sweden, is bold, bright and beautiful, with loads of … Continue reading Tour a Fun and Cheerful Rainbow-Hued Family Home in Sweden

Oslo

Once an afterthought, the Norwegian capital is following in the footsteps of Copenhagen and Stockholm—and coming into its own. On the map of Scandinavia, Oslo has long occupied a parenthesis: an afterthought of a city, therebut not worthy of much mention. A flyover town thought of as neither beautiful nor intriguing, with a low-built urban center … Continue reading Oslo

Outfitting the Modern Office: Hightower’s 2018 Spring/Summer Collection

The following post is brought to you by Hightower. Our partners are hand picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design. There are modern offices that boast of bean bag chairs, ping pong tables and perpetually full snack drawers. Then, there are the new modern offices that are thoughtful in design, … Continue reading Outfitting the Modern Office: Hightower’s 2018 Spring/Summer Collection

Nordic Charm Blends with Modern Design at the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik

I It hasn’t even been a full month since I visited Iceland and I’m already itching to go again. While my previous hotel had a picture perfect view of the Harpa Concert Hall, I think for my next stay, I’d choose the Ion City Hotel, Ion Hotel’s outpost property in Reykjavik. Similar to its sister hotel, the Ion Adventure … Continue reading Nordic Charm Blends with Modern Design at the Ion City Hotel in Reykjavik

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt

Explore the Golden Thórsmörk, Iceland with Marina Weishaupt AoiroStudio Mar 02, 2018 We are exploring the Southern part of Iceland today with photographer Marina Weishaupt. She is from Germany and truly a passionate about nature, animals, and environment.

Northern Lights – colour palette

Northern lights are a result of the collision of gaseous particles in the Earth's atmosphere.  This palette I created from the deep and cosmic colours of a photo taken in Estonia. I have called it Aurora.

Captivating Pictures from Finnish Winter

Japanese photographer Yuichi Yokota traveled during three months to live the Finnish winter in Lapland. Extreme temperatures, snow-covered landscapes, auroras borealis and journeys in sled with huskies all that characterized a freezing winter season and warm and poetic moments offered by nature. Source: Captivating Pictures from Finnish Winter