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 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”

“Typical Swedish”

This post contains commercial links Is there really a thing like a “typical Swedish” dish, desert, tradition, expression and cultural event? As in several countries around the globe there are certain things that are considered to be “typical Swedish”. Some are, and some aren’t. Some are simply inherited (imported if you wish) from other cultures,Continue reading ““Typical Swedish””