How to arrange interiors in an urban jungle style?

How to arrange interiors in an urban jungle style?

Do you dream of your own garden within your interior? Urban jungle means a bit of jungle at home. How to create such a green space? This article is inspired by MakeYourLifeGreener apartment. We know each other with Anna from studies in landscape architecture. Anna is...
What makes our furniture truly unique? Discover the oak wood features.

What makes our furniture truly unique? Discover the oak wood features.

The natural features of wood give each piece of furniture a unique look. Each product made by hand by SFD is one of a kind. We can say that nature has left its signature on it in the form of unusual patterns.
From the following article, you will learn what the different oak wood features are called and how they are produced.

2020 : a SFD Skandinavisk Möbeldesign year in review.

2020 : a SFD Skandinavisk Möbeldesign year in review.

 It was a truly extraordinary year for SFD Skandinavisk Möbeldesign in many ways. Full of challenges, new ideas and passion. We are finishing it richer with new experiences, knowledge and looking forward to 2021, which may be even better in many (known to us all)...
Herringbone dining table. Pattern of modernity.

Herringbone dining table. Pattern of modernity.

 The distinctive look of the herringbone pattern has popularized it in the interior design world and it’s actually not surprising to see how many different uses are for it. The versatility of this classical pattern is not limited to flooring or to a particular style....
Solid wood table construction. Everything you could ask for.

Solid wood table construction. Everything you could ask for.

 In our descriptions we use specialized terms for table construction parts. We understand perfectly well that these may be terms not understood by our readers. Below we present a kind of glossary describing the construction and operation of the most important...
Live edge dining table handcrafted with great care

Live edge dining table handcrafted with great care

Are you curious as to how it all started? Let us tell you a short story about this!  It is believed that live edge dining table and furniture originated in America around the 17th century when settlers began to establish themselves by building houses on the territory....
Natural wooden-table top „defects”. Everything you need to know.

Natural wooden-table top „defects”. Everything you need to know.

If you are wondering if solid wood tables can have wood „defects” – the answer is YES! And that’s what it’s all about. In this article you will learn a little bit more about the structure of the wood from which we make our oak tables and you will definitely fall in love with all wood-imperfections!

Bleached oak wooden table tops. What is our secret?

Bleached oak wooden table tops. What is our secret?

Tables with bleached tops are an highly delicate and sublime addition to the interiors. The color of the table top can perfectly contrast with the darker surroundings or, on the contrary, complement bright and minimalistic interiors. If you are curious how we managed...
Black oak wooden table tops. Let`s learn its story!

Black oak wooden table tops. Let`s learn its story!

If you are looking for a really special table, black or chocolate oak tabletop is a great choice. It is perfect for industrial interiors like loft, restaurants or modern dining rooms and kitchens. Its dark tabletop and sharp black metal body combines to contrasting...
What type of wooden top should I choose? Structured or smooth?

What type of wooden top should I choose? Structured or smooth?

Being on the beach you will certainly noticed the branches lying there thrown by the sea. This is a perfect example of wood structured naturally by sand, wind and water – in other words – erosion. In our designs of oak or spruce tops we do achieve a similar...
Oiled or varnished wooden table top? Learn the main differences.

Oiled or varnished wooden table top? Learn the main differences.

Wooden worktops have recently become increasingly popular. They tempt designers and future kitchen users with their warmth and naturalness. Wood always adds cosiness to interiors, is pleasant to the touch and natural. It is a universal material and can be used in...
How to properly oil wooden furniture?

How to properly oil wooden furniture?

  How to oil furniture?   Oiling woodwork is a nourishing alternative to modern varnishes. It protects and beautifies wood while creating a water-resistant finish and makes the grain of the wood stand out. Whether using Linseed, Tung oil or other types of oil,...
7 tips how to arrange a cosy Scandinavian style home.

7 tips how to arrange a cosy Scandinavian style home.

What is the coziness of the interior? How to get it? For me, it is inherently linked to the philosophy of hygge, so popular in Scandinavia. If you haven’t heard of it yet, I invite you to read the other articles here and here. Such an interior should not only be...
Does design cheat us

Does design cheat us

Does design cheat us? What does design really mean for me? … a collection of knowledge, experience and predictions that I implement into my work and then give it to the world for evaluation. However, the world most often judges it in a completely different way...
Unique live edge coffee table – VIRKERÅ. Explore its story.

Unique live edge coffee table – VIRKERÅ. Explore its story.

Make to order Virkerå coffee table is now being finalised. We would like to share with you a short story of the creation of the furniture and invite you to our workshop. This story truly can’t be told again. A reclaimed wood table that was designed many years...
Rustic Minimal Kitchen Ideas

Rustic Minimal Kitchen Ideas

There’s a certain warmth and charm to a modern rustic minimalist kitchen. And when it comes to creating this cozy look in the heart of the home, there’s no shortage of kitchen decorating ideas, from weathered wood beams and painted cabinets to rugged stone floors and...
15 Scandinavian Home Office Ideas

15 Scandinavian Home Office Ideas

The current global situation has forced many people to work remotely. Although it is a great solution we often just don’t have an idea how to arrange such a workspace, to be not only aesthetic but most importantly functional. If that is indeed the case, then...
10 Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Ideas

10 Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Ideas

Scandinavian style can be considered as a new approach for a living room design in your house. It has several characteristics that can be said quite distinctive. Those are simple and functional. Actually, the functionality of the Scandinavian living room ideas comes...
Soft minimalism. New interior-design style.

Soft minimalism. New interior-design style.

Clean, contemporary and liveable The term ‘soft minimalism’ has ben around for a while now, with designers from Norm Architects being key campaigners of this trend. This warm, liveable and soft style of minimalism isn’t to be mistaken with any kind of flowery, quaint...
Sami handicrafts – Duodji

Sami handicrafts – Duodji

Indigenous culture in Sweden Sami country – known as Sápmi – stretches across the northern part of Scandinavia and Russia’s Kola Peninsula. The original settlement was even larger, but the Sami were gradually forced to give up land, first to farmers starting in the...
Today`s Danish Design

Today`s Danish Design

Danish design has always been dear to many people’s heart, all thanks to the philosophy and value that sit right at the very core of every good design. Today, Danish design is flourishing. The current generation has essentially gained new opinions on the classic...
10 Scandinavian Inspired Dining Rooms

10 Scandinavian Inspired Dining Rooms

Your dining room is where you share meals, entertain guests, and share holidays around your dining room table, maybe even eating off of your favorite, or most expensive dinnerware. Many people love showcasing their best pieces in the dining room, and making it a...
The Philosophy of Scandinavian Design

The Philosophy of Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian design represents a design philosophy that’s characterized by functionality, simplicity, and clean lines. According to its design principles, one should be in harmony with his/her environment, and things should be made to last rather than be replaced. To...
What`s the difference between Scandinavian & Minimalist design?

What`s the difference between Scandinavian & Minimalist design?

Navigating through the design terminology is not easy at all. But to plan an interior that fits your specific, original tastes and home, you need a language to talk about the nuances of some styles. If all you know about minimalist and Scandinavian design is that IKEA...
The perfect table for the living room. 5 rules.

The perfect table for the living room. 5 rules.

If you have come to the conclusion that it is time to replace your previous fated table on which you have been eating for many years- this article is for you :)Unfortunately, at the moment the market is very saturated and it can be a difficult task. I understand that...
The autumn table arrangements. Our best ideas.

The autumn table arrangements. Our best ideas.

The true autumn is coming, with the long weekends , maybe this is the time to meet family and friends. I suggest you to make a real impression on them and arrange a atmospheric table. On the photos below I present beautiful table decorations in warm autumn colors....
Welcome Home. Our path to live well. Natural Wood table.

Welcome Home. Our path to live well. Natural Wood table.

 Raw wood is a timeless accent of the home. It gives it a noble expression and its presence brings us closer to nature. At the same time, it warms the room in an unusual way, breaking the simplicity and neutral colors of modern arrangements. Solid wood furniture...
New MÅNE WHITE extendable dining table. The Story of Moon Light.

New MÅNE WHITE extendable dining table. The Story of Moon Light.

New MÅNE WHITE expandable dining table. The Story of Moon Light. Have you ever wondered why the moon is shining? In fact, it does not emit light itself – it shines with light reflected from the sun. This phenomenon inspired us to create a new round table. We...
Why minimalist interiors are good for you. 7 examples.

Why minimalist interiors are good for you. 7 examples.

There’s no better place than your own home. But sometimes it also can be a cause of discomfort. Especially when weary after work you cross the doorstep to see the disorder that is disturbing you internally. Don’t let your home make you depressed! Our homes...
10 Inspiring Scandinavian Kitchen Design Ideas.

10 Inspiring Scandinavian Kitchen Design Ideas.

Traditional design is relatively characteristic for Scandinavian kitchen style. Very simple, ascetic but at the same time cozy and warm. Being in a room like this makes you feel at home. This is closely related to the philosophy of Hygge already mentioned on this...
4 Best Plants for Scandinavian Interior

4 Best Plants for Scandinavian Interior

There’s nothing that makes an apartment feel more like a home than plants. In a minimalist and/or neutral-colored apartment, plants are a great way to bring color and a natural touch to your interior. They also purify the air and positively influence the humidity of...
3 Easy Tips for Scandinavian Home Decor

3 Easy Tips for Scandinavian Home Decor

The Scandinavian style is based on minimalist furniture and bright, spacious interiors. However, every house or apartment needs a few details that will give it an individual style and make it more cosy. In today’s post we will present you some interior...
Is it Art piece?

Is it Art piece?

We want to reveal to you the most authentic and everyday aspects of the SFD brand. Get ready for the unpublished materials showing our way to find the foundation of design in hand-made applied art.

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Design

Our design principles derive mainly from inspirations and experiences that we gained during our journeys through the countries of the Northern Europe. They are also shaped by our passion for functionalism and Scandinavian style. We are strongly convinced that the...