Swedish designers

This post contains commercial links  Lars Wallin Swedish fashion designer Lars Wallin has a degree from Beckmans’ School of design and has won the prestigious designer award  “Guldknappen”. Wallin has designen outfits for scenkläder the Eurovision Song Contest, The Royal Opera in Stockholm and several Swedish artists and royalties. Lars Wallin is inspired by French coutureContinue reading “Swedish designers”

Ikea

IKEA is a Swedish multinational company that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances, home accessories and other useful goods. The company was founded in 1943 by Ingvar Kamprad, who at the time was only 17 years old. The company name, IKEA, is an acronym of Kamprad’s initial (I K) with those of Elmtaryd (theContinue reading “Ikea”

The Royal Family

Sweden has been a monarchy for more than a thousand years, with approximately seventy kings ruling during this time. The present king, Carl XVI Gustaf, was inaugurated in 1973 and is the 74:th regent on the throne. The Swedish king is of French heritage. The Bernadotte’s have been on the Swedish throne since 1818. Before,Continue reading “The Royal Family”