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Thursday, February 16, 2012

Kitchen Fabric - and new plans!


The fabric for our kitchen window just arrived today, and it's fun, fresh and GREEN!

This fabric is from a new collection by British Sanderson, and I have to admit that it's totally reminding me of Josef Frank (an old "Swedish" hero). 


We're going to have roman blinds made (like below), and I think they'll really complement the rest of the decor.

image from here

Kitchen today:

We'll also be expanding the kitchen this spring to build a banquette (seating) much like the image below, but with a U-shape. We'll be filling it with loads of colorful fabrics, and a fun geometric patterned cover. (haven't decided which one yet)

image from here


Happy Thursday!!

xx

Friday, February 10, 2012

The Office Moodboard


I'm working on the SS12 issue of our inspiration magazine, base, and this is my current mood board. (which I've been working on forever. Our new coordinator came in like a breath of fresh air (she started this Monday), and cleaned up my office AND fixed the mood board. Nedless to say, she's brilliant! And I'm SUPER happy!! ;))

Do you have anything exciting planned out for the weekend?

xx
Tuesday, February 7, 2012

My Brain Right Now

image from here

In a few weeks time, we'll see what comes out in the other end...

xx
Saturday, February 4, 2012

Our Newest Family Member!


I've been lusting after a Kitchen Aid since like forever, and yesterday, Plummie arrived!

Can't wait to put her to good use, and the first project is most likely going to be some OTT cupcakes with some serious amounts of frosting (just the way I like it ;))

Happy weeekend!

xx



Thursday, February 2, 2012

Color of the Year 2012 for the Norwegian Market, is...


Green!


Six nuances to be precise.

Last week we launched Color of the Year for the Norwegian market in Fargerike.


The event was divided in three parts, were we first introduced these six nuances: 



Stram Militær FR1112

Army green is hot like never before.. 




Kelly FR1150

It's young, it's fresh and it's perfect for color blocking and punches of color 




Smaragdgrønn FR1151

Emerald green - glamorous, elegant and fabulous 



Pæresorbet FR1118

Imagine the green in the bottle of the old glass coca cola bottles. This is that color. Perfect, dreamy and neutral.



Jadeite FR1149

Perfect for both glamorous and rustic interiors, a light green with elements of blue. To DIE for paired with gold. 



Krystall FR2030

A French green, a true neutral, almost like beige. Except is's green. Very easy to work with.


We paired up with the fabulous Kristin Hellberg from the renowned French trend agency Nelly Rodi to present the main trends for 2012 - green was present in all of them. 


LOVED her shoes - D'Squard and not for whimps ;)

In the installations we did a Norwegian interpretation of the global trends:

Trend 1: Barbarchaics


key words: raw, natural, pure





Trend 2: Essentualists


keywords: Scandinavian, simple, quality




Trend 3: Worldists


keywords: world citizen, energetic, eclectic, social





Trend 4: The Glamazones


Key words: Futuristic, amazing, feminine, dynamic, experimental





So what do you think about green?

Love it? Leave it?

You can read more about Fargerikes Color of the year 2012 here.

xx


The images from the event were styled by Christine Hærra, and photographed by Sveinung Braathen

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