Catherine Lazure-Guinard

Nordic Design Founder & Chief Editor Sainte-Adèle, Canada

Founder, editor and publisher of Passionate about design, interiors and traveling. Strongly inspired by the the pure aesthetic of the North.

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Rain-themed Zander K Hotel in Bergen by Claesson Koivisto Rune

Bergen is a gorgeous must-see town on the south west coast of Norway. With its colourful houses and surrounding mountains and fjords, it is quite picturesque. But when visiting, you have to be ready from some showers… because Bergen is notoriously rainy. But that shouldn’t stop you, right? The climate is what inspired Stockholm studio Claesson Koivisto Rune when designing...

The Summer Cottage of a Finnish Interior Stylist and Designer

What a beautiful and serene retreat!

A Modernized Historic Home with a Hint of Retro and Lots of Flair

Materials, finishes and furniture were carefully chosen to honour the rich heritage of the '50s.

Exclusive IKEA Collection Designed by Danish Design Brand HAY

YPPERLIG will hit stores in October 2017.

Barr Restaurant in Copenhagen by Snøhetta

A casual yet sophisticated interior with Northern influence.

Our Roundup of 18 Patterned Cushions to Inject Personality Into Any Room

Instantly transform your décor and add character.

A Color Lesson from Ferm LIVING

6 trendy and sophisticated color schemes that are totally workable.

The Home of Artilleriet’s Owners

I am in awe with this place... Can I move in?

Shop Picks: The Fjord Store

Here are my top picks from this fantastic shop.

A Moody Atmosphere and Beautiful Muted Colours for Tine K Home’s AW2017 Collection

There is a serene quality to this interior... So soothing!

Norm Architects Present Inspiring Menu Space in Copenhagen

A newly finished showroom, office, café and co-working space.

5 Canadian Design Studios to Watch

They are leading the charge in our bustling design scene and making their mark around the world.

Uber Chic Residence with a Contemporary and Luxurious Interior

Distinctively refined aesthetic, high-end materials and thoughtful details.

5 Delicate and Minimalist Vases for Wildflowers, Ferns and Floral Twigs

With their stripped back design, they are all about their content.

Styling inspiration from Blogger Johanne Dueholm

A noteworthy example of a simple yet impactful styling.

&Tradition Launches High Back Versions of the Cloud Sofa

Designed to be the essence of comfort.

Scandinavian Minimalism Meets the Rough Aesthetics in Tribeca

An untouched pre-war apartment turned into a stunning, modern living space.

Revisiting Designer Yvonne Koné’s Home in Copenhagen

A beautiful simplicity, just like like Yvonne's designs.

8 Trendy Design Pieces to Update Your Home Right Now

A few hit pieces that have been increasingly popular in Scandinavian interiors.

A Stylish 39-Square-Meter Apartment in Stockholm

A contemporary and inspiring urban abode.

Nærvær wine bar & restaurant by Norm Architects in Copenhagen

An intimate, humble and casual interior with lots of character.