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Jun022009

When Swedish isn't white but bright!


Just when you thought everything Swedish was white along comes this house with more than enough colour to brighten any grey day. OMG! Where to begin! The tiles, the bathrooms, the colour saturated bedrooms, that reading/snoozing/TV watching landing, that LAUNDRY!!!!! Big virtual kisses to Annika for this piece of real estate stalking. A design crazy Scandinavian girl living in Australia, Annika says that this home was done up by a group of interior designers for a show called "Finally Home" on Channel 4. Explains the wide colour palette. I'm still in shock from that laundry.

Reader Comments (22)

I think we're all in shock. If I had a laundry like that, I'd happily wash clothes for a living!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTheDecoDetective

That's from a tv-show. I just saw it, loved the sofa and the big livingroom.

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenterpurple area

OMG...... that is just... no words for that.....

Purple: vilket program var det ?? Tittar inte så mycket på tv längre....

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTim

The tv show was "Äntligen Hemma"

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterJorunn

This is such a lovely house!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenter*SNYdesign

Holy mother of something! Everything about this place is spectacular ... I'm floored.

Tackar.... Didn't read the text in the beginning of the post. That happens when too many gorgeous photos are presented.....:o)

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTim

Now THAT is the real professionally done interior design for living in, not for glamor magazines! You have definitely succeeded to inspire me!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commentertrendoffice

love that kitchen!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenterjacklyn

Wow! I LOVE IT!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenterceciliegrut

Cool Tiles!!!!! I loooove the kitchen photos. I also like the b&w photo wall panels..great idea.

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterMimi

That's so cute!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterYao

What's Swedish for "drool"?

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenterwhyioughtta

It is so unusual to see published Swedish interior design that isn't primarily white. This is such a lovely change. It looks like the designers had a lot of fun.

Yes the laundry room is amazing but did anyone else think the bed suspended from the ceiling wasn't bit amazing as well? I wonder if it swings about when you roll over?

Tricia - Avolli

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterTricia Mitchell

looooove the tiles in the kitchen!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

So much beauty!

Gorgeous! It's a bit too much sensory overload for me but WOW - talk about creative. It's given me lots of great ideas.

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenterkim.

Nice to see the house from "Finally Home" in Sweden. When they did that home on tv, TV4 used items from my little shop. Real fun!

Have a great week!
Lina

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterC´est la vie

Much as I love the pure white paint pallette used on Scandinavian walls and furnishing, I can't help thinking they can do this because the light at those latitudes is so soft. Consider the harsh Australian light, which even in winter, can light up a north facing room like a truck load of fluro tubes. I think that is why we all intuitively know that the "soft" whites work much better in our conditions.

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterAnonymous

This is my new IT house....
I love everything about it,fantastic colors, lively, modern, perfectly scaled, live-in friendly, just right.
Everything in it's place and a place for everything!

2 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterVictoriaArt

The multi colored decor is so cute and seems like google inspired. Love it so bright and chirpy.

3 Jun 2009 | Unregistered Commenterdana

Where can I buy those white letters that are on the shelf? ("Camillas" and "Kontor")...Thanks

4 Jun 2009 | Unregistered CommenterVillage Grove

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