6 August 2020        |

Just to let you know, SFD is open and we are carrying on as always.

Just to let you know, SFD is open and we are carrying on as always.

Scandinavian Life & Design – blog

 Famous for their simplicity, utility, and beauty. Scandinavian homes have a pure, pared backed style that is centred around warm functionality, clean lines, flawless craftsmanship,  natural colors and materials. Everything we do, we do with a great respect and love for nature. It makes the core and soul of every piece of furniture and accessory we produce. In our designs we strive for excellence, constantly seeking stunning new forms and unique materials, providing functionality and extraordinary character. 

On this blog you will know more about Scandinavian Life & Design,  our story, design path and details about handmade furniture production.

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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 kept...

Swedish Egg Coffee Recipe

Swedish Egg Coffee Recipe

The Smoothest Cup You’ll Ever Drink ! Between panoramic fjords, the world’s greatest saunas and wild, cold-water salmon, the Nordic region of Europe should definitely be a place that you visit at some point in your life. Barring an actual trip, though, you can still...

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 than...

Rustic Minimal Kitchen Ideas

Rustic Minimal Kitchen Ideas

There’s a certain warmth and charm to a rustic 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 farm tables. This...

What does “Scandinavian” really mean to you?

What does “Scandinavian” really mean to you?

You have probably heard more than once about Scandinavia as a whole or have an idea of the individual countries that make up this region of northern Europe? Recently we have been curious whether our friends think the same thing about this region as we do. We played a...

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 having a...

10 Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Designs Ideas

10 Stylish Scandinavian Living Room Designs 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 style for living room...

Soft minimal

Soft minimal

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

HAVE YOU SEEN THESE?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,...

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...

Tromsø, Norway – a winter holidays alternative

Tromsø, Norway – a winter holidays alternative

If you are looking for a slightly different way to spend your winter holidays, consider the Norwegian town of Tromso. We assure you that especially in winter it offers a lot of attractions and will certainly provide an unforgettable experience. Do you dream of seeing...

Best Stockholm`s Nature Reserves. Part I

Best Stockholm`s Nature Reserves. Part I

Stockholm archipelago consists of some 30 000 islands, islets and skerries, of which around 200 are inhabited. The Stockholm archipelago offers also unique nature. Many of the islands and parts of the mainland are nature reserves, each with its own character. A nature...

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.

Welcome Home. Our path to live well.

We would like to share with you our way of finding the most important things in life - family warmth, small everyday pleasures or friends meetings. Today we invite you to our kitchen - the place where we really stay the longest. The aromas of prepared meals, baked...

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 should be...

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...

How to find Hygge in everyday life. 10 examples.

How to find Hygge in everyday life. 10 examples.

Scandinavians are one of the happiest nations in the world. Despite of the accelerating speed of their lives and the multitude of tasks, they are able to find peace and concentration. This is closely related to their close relationship to Hygge's ideology. In their...

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...

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.

Design

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...

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