Ferm Living Christmas Edit
Every year I look forward to Ferm Living’s Christmas edit — I find it cozy and inspiring and the 2019 edit does not disappoint. Subtle touches of holiday cheer & elegant elements, yes yes! You can shop the complete collection of Ferm Living here.
Simple ideas — Holiday Greenery
Spare a few moments and tuck in a bit of foraged Holiday greenery — a snip of something here, a bob of something there. It’s simple enough and surely will add a bit of cheer to your day. Image 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
ferm living herman chairs & stools
I get excited to see a whole collection come together & am especially loving the Herman collection of Scandinavian chairs, lounge chairs & bar stools. Available in several colorways, but isn't the black just striking? The Herman Collection is designed by Herman Studio for Ferm Living, available in the shop.
Top 5 Interior Design Trends for 2019
Novel interior design trends appear each year, which always makes one consider or reconsider updating spaces within your house. Knowing the current interior design trends offers inspiration that can help you update your home with ease and confidence. Some of the top trends of 2018 included rose gold, exposed lighting, and subway tiles. While these trends are by no means out of date now, we love looking ahead at what trends are emerging for the current year. The new interior design ideas emerge each year and inspire fresh attempts on reworking classic styles. Also, many interior designers note that in 2019 there will be some excellent home interior design trends that we should pay attention to. Read on and find out about these design trends that might work their way into your next home design project. Copper Accents In 2018, rose gold was a popular decor trend. However, in 2019, there will be...
The Philosophy Behind Slow Spaces
Slow living is a philosophy that has been discussed a lot in recent years. Slow living is a lifestyle with a focus on slower approaches to normal routines and aspects of everyday life. This philosophy has influenced many designers working today with an emphasis on creating "slow spaces". A slow space puts more emphasis on space rather than form. Like bodies, buildings have systems, bones, and skin. Interior decoration is equivalent to clothing; it is mutable and fashionable. The inside space represents the soul. It is the abstract feeling that is difficult to describe or photograph. Slowness is required to experience space. It is not promptly consumed, but once it is absorbed it is not easy to forget. The approach of "less is better" was championed by Dieter Rams, one of the designers for Braun, in the latter part of the 20th century; and it’s all the more potent today. The problems of over-consumption, stress, exploitation, and...
Why is Scandinavian Design So Popular?
Scandinavian design has deeper roots than the Hygge movement that's been prominent in recent years. Scandinavian design emerged in the 1950s along with modernist movement in America and Europe. The modern Scandinavian style gives priority to sleek, democratic, and affordable interiors and furnishings. The typical features of the modernist style include a neutral color combination, clean lines, and functional furnishings. At the same time, the era’s Scandinavian design was also influenced heavily by short and cold winter days of the Nordic region and a craving for cozy and bright interiors. Due to such practical concerns, a new layer of spare elegance emerged with a tendency for simple forms, open floor plan spaces, and lighter colors. The Nordic interior started to give priority to clutter-free spaces and walls and flooring that are pale-colored to get the maximum amount of light possible. The flexible open-plan spaces can be used for a variety...