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Huset is one of the few stores in North America offering exclusively Scandinavian design, from fashion to tableware to kids stuff. Asplund, By Malene Birger, HAY, Our Children’s Gorilla, By Nord, LuckyBoySunday, Anne Black and Muuto are among the numerous brands in Huset’s assortment. They collaborate with designers from Scandinavia to create their own products, such as this lovely Huset tray by Maria Dahlgren. Founder Holly Hallberg travels 2-3 times each year to the Nordic Countries to find the best modern Scandinavian designed products available. Huset’s website is a good place to find interesting designers’ bio. Don’t forget to also check their blog, to not miss out on new arrivals in their shop!
DeepFLING carries an assortment of covetable Scandinavian lines of jewelry and fashion brands such as Kum Kum, Liebeskind, Pilgrim, Odd Molly and Swedish Hasbeens, among others. The mid-century modern influence is obvious, but it’s playfulness that strongly characterizes DeepFLING’s assortment. A strong passion for what’s beautiful and objects that bring joy are what drove owners Malin and Kevin to choose the name DeepFLING for their store. You’ll be seduced by their curated assortment.
SNOKU is a family run company based in North America promoting Scandinavian design and aesthetic throughout the world. “Scandinavian design is appreciated all around the world and we are excited to bring its simplicity, functionality and skilled manufacturing to our customers worldwide. We source and carefully select designer made products with the feel and pure aesthetic of the North to help you in creating an inviting, inspiring and warm home.” SNOKU features a wide range of brands and designers such as By Nord, Norm Architects, Kristina Krogh Studio, Menu, Note, KiBiSi, Andreas Engesvik, Anne Boysen, Sabine Herman and many others. Check out their assortment here!
Artek was founded in 1935 in Finland. Its founders, Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen and Nils-Gustav Hahl, advocated a new kind of environment for everyday life. They believed in a grand synthesis of the arts and wanted to make a difference in town planning as well as architecture and design. Today, Artek is renowned as being one of the most innovative contributors to modern design, building on the heritage of Alvar Aalto. Functionality and timeless aesthetics are the essential elements in the creation of every product that bears the Artek name.
The cheapest Iceland car rental in Iceland, offering good solid cars at the lowest possible price from Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik downtown. Their rental cars have some mileage, but are very well maintained! SADCARS has friendly and helpful staff, great service, and offers special discount at the BUS Hostel. If you want to hire a car to discover this fantastic country, SADCARS is their to help you! They contributed to make my trip to Iceland possible.
Grettisborg Apartments are 6 self-catering apartments in the best location possible in Reykjavík. Tucked away in a cosy courtyard next to the main shopping street you have peace and quiet but yet the close proximity of the shops, restaurants and night life. The fully equipped apartments are suitable for up to 4 single adults or a family of 4. Designers and owners Rósa & Snæbjörn contributed to make my trip to Iceland possible.
Scandic Grand Central Stockholm
Scandic Grand Central is top modern hotel with a trendy atmosphere, located in a beautiful, classic building which is 130 years old. It is only a few steps away from the Central Station and close to shopping areas, restaurants and entertainment venues, making it a perfect base for exploring Stockholm. The hotel lobby is an appreciated space with a calm atmosphere where you can sit down for a drink, relax or use your laptop and the free wi-fi. Why not enjoy some live music in the Bistro or have an excellent dinner in our hotel restaurant Teaterbrasseriet! Click here to read more about my stay.
Blue Lagoon is a unique experience – An unforgettable opportunity to energize with the forces of nature. Set in the pure heart of the Icelandic landscape, Blue Lagoon is a truly special world. They have a sublime selection of treatments and massages, for the ultimate in spa pampering. A must whenever you are in Iceland!