It is no news that we Scandinavian design enthusiasts. The combination of simplicity and sophistication is so unique and recognizable that it goes with any style whilst giving your home an instant upgrade. We use a broad range of Scandi designers in our own home and in our projects. That is why we were so happy to learn that Apartment 51 brings some of our favorite brands to the Middle East.
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You might already know NOFRED from our styling projects. Remember that gorgeous Mouse Chair? Or the Toucan wall paper in the playroom? It is no surprise that we are fans of this Danish design brand that makes iconic, timeless and original interior products for kids. No wonder we were very happy to be asked to shoot and style the launch photos of their new item: the Harbour Boat.
As interior stylists, we face many styling related challenges which vary from order lead times to finding the perfect accessory and anything in between.
Yet in our latest project, a summer house with 4 spaces to be styled by us, we came across a real challenge. We were asked to create a room for an 11 year old boy. The real challenge lies not in the lack of inspiration but more in the fact that it needs to appeal to a teenager and remain enjoyable for the coming years.
It has been a long and happy summer break but it is good to be back home.
One of the highlights for me was taking my boys to New York City, the place where we lived before we came to Dubai. It is the city I moved to with my husband and a baby, the city where my youngest was born and the city that inspired me so much that I decided to follow my heart and get into interior styling. So you can imagine how special this holiday was.