Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

Gorgeous midcentury house for sale in Sweden

This 1960s architect-designed modernist property in Trollasen, Sweden, is so amazing I had to share it. It's for sale via fastighetsbyran. Built in 1961, it's retained some lovely details and has been sympathetically updated where needed. All images courtesy of http://www.fastighetsbyran.se/

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Design, Home, Interiors, Retro, Vintage

1960’s house envy

  Wow what a beautiful house. It's for sale for the first time since it was built in 1967, and the owners have carefully maintained it's original details. Designed by the renowned architect Peter Aldington, the four-bedroom property was given a rare Grade II listing by English Heritage in recognition of its outstanding design. It's in South… Continue reading 1960’s house envy

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Habitat A/W 2013

Habitat's collection for the new season has some bold, eye catching pieces. My favourite is this Sura chair, made from black rattan wrapped around a steel-wire frame - it looks very retro but with a modern spin. I may have to save those pennies though as they are £300 and up - ouch.   There… Continue reading Habitat A/W 2013

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Penguin Library Wallpaper

How great is this wallpaper? Osborne and Little have produced this colourful wallpaper which is a collage of front covers of the early Penguin paperbacks.  A really fun conversational piece for bookworms and fans of vintage design, take a look at Osborne and Little's site here.

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Friday apartment envy

The renovation work in our flat has slowed to a complete stop at the moment, as all things wedding-related seem to be taking up our free weekends. So for now, I will have to make do with looking at other people's lovely homes. This 1960's flat is in the Barbican, London. The owners have kept the… Continue reading Friday apartment envy

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Urban Outfitters Furniture

As much as I love Urban Outfitters for their fashion, I usually ignore the small home section full of cute but often pointless stuff to clutter my already full flat. Now though, they've extended their range into furniture and other homeware, and from what I can see in the lookbook, it looks pretty cool. It's… Continue reading Urban Outfitters Furniture