Originally designed and built in 1956 for the welfare state architecture program put in place after the end of the Second World War. This building has since seen a major renovation, and now serves a totally different type of tenant. There are some original details still remaining, mostly in the way of kitchen cabinetry and fittings. It would be interesting to see this apartment in its original state compared to today. I like the small touch of the blankets on the patio, I can imagine wrapping up in them and sitting outside on a bright winter morning drinking a fresh cup of coffee.
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This wonderfully vintage decorated apartment is located on the outskirts of Solburga, Sweden. I really like the different colors and patterns at work here, to give each room a unique feel. The layout of the apartment is a little unusual, with the circulation passing through each room in succession built around a central kitchen. The kitchen does a pretty good job of serving each public space, with the bedrooms separated into each corner for privacy. A layout like this seems like it would be nice for a family with small children. They could play all throughout the house, find privacy in different rooms if they want, and always being close by.
I love the way the space is put to good use in this small flat. There are some pretty clever solutions to get the most out of the 35sqm space, like hidden storage, a loft bed, and a fantastic expanding kitchen on wheels that you can roll out of the way when not in use. Found happily via one of my favorite places on the internet, Nordic Design.
White walls and floors might seems stark or stearyl to some, but with decor bringing in the right amount of color and texture the combination can have a light, airy feel. This Scandinavian Apartment is a great example of how white can be a perfect blank canvas to build off of. The building finishes almost disappear, beautifully highlighting everyday things like books, artwork, textiles, and in this case the bright green kitchen chairs and tea trays. I also love the dark chalkboard paint used at the entry for contrast (and for a great place to leave notes and lists), and the warmth added by leaving the floorboards a natural finish in the kitchen. Enjoy!
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I love the way the space is used in this tiny 230 sq.tf Stockholm apartment. The large window bays, lofted sleeping area, and high ceilings really help this apartment feel larger than it is. Even though it isn’t practical for our family, I have always appreciated the thought behind the space saving design of Ikea’s Fusion Table, and this is the perfect space for it. I have tested that table before, and once you get over the initial weirdness of sitting at the corners, it is actually very functional (if nothing else it will train you to keep your elbows off the table).
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LOVE this solution for indoor gardening by Mut Design! The unique structure is modular and reversible, and can accommodate ceramic pots, lamps, and small galvanized steel table tops in three different directions at varying heights. Talk about possibilities! I think the single structures look great on their own, but are even more fantastic when combining to form a garden wall.
Via Mut Design