Category Archives: Vintage

Give new life to your IKEA furniture

If you need to freshen up your IKEA furniture, check out Bemz. The Swedish company offers a variety of slipcovers designed to fit IKEA’s chairs and sofas even some that swedish giant no longer sells. They offer a wide selection of fabrics and customized slipcovers, including the new Metropolis collection. Recalling classic mid-century Scandinavian design, it’s great for creating a retro, moody atmosphere in your crib. Bemz produces all of their products with 100% natural cotton and/or linen fibres. They have choosen their fabrics with…

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Vintage Catherineholm kettle

Vintage Catherineholm kettle Originally uploaded by H is for Home. These colourful housewares made by Norwegian company Catherineholm’s brighten up every kitchen and are permanent targets of collectors. Lovely items with the ‘Lotus’ pattern created by Grete Prytz, a second wife of infamous Norvegian Designer Arne Korsmo. Grete Prytz Kittelsen was born 1917 in Oslo, Norway. Her designs have won many prestigious awards. She was one of most influential designers in Scandinavia in Mid-Century. In 2003, when she was already 86, Grete visited China, where…

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Gense Piruett

Gense Piruett Originally uploaded by klockarp. Ad from 1960’s swedish Reader’s Digest. “Three in one ― a new, fresh well-managed idea The party cutlery for modern practices. Gives You all in one ― fork, knife, spoon. A Stimulating cutlery with the TV-supper bridge snack (as in the card game) night supper, first course or the picnic. Try yourself! Piruett makes it tripple up festive! In stainless steel 18-8 chrome-nickel steel. Nylon- handle that simply will not loosen. a pair of 4 in a nice present-package…

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