This charming and compact apartment spotted on Alvhem offers a very space efficient and functional floor plan with plenty of natural light in Stockholm, Sweden. The flat is situated in a property that was built in 1935, with many beautiful functionalist attributes well preserved. Thirties and functionalism is known for its sparse and uncluttered style of architecture and the look and feel has been preserved in the apartment. Large windows, high ceilings and decorative moldings are in good condition and tastefully preserved.
The cozy 764 square feet (71 square meters) home welcomes you upon entrance, with the colorful entryway opening to an open floor plan. The living room is characterized by space and light and well-proportioned surfaces. Next to the living room is the spacious master bedroom that has a fabulous corner position offering lots of light and large glazed balcony doors. Original oak parquet flooring graces the space. The bed is framed nicely with wallpaper from Ferm Living and the other walls are painted white. The balcony is surrounded by an elegant balustrade of wrought iron which can be enjoyed by many wonderful evenings in spring and summer!
The fully functional kitchen is accessed from the hall, with kitchen furniture in country style and white tile mosaic above the work surfaces and cabinets made of oak. The kitchen contains a small breakfast table and the original wooden floor creates an authentic atmosphere.
Next door to the kitchen is a very cozy room that is currently used as a children’s room . There is an old opening between this room and the master bedroom that opens up if you want direct access between the two rooms. White painted walls and oak parquet flooring.
This exuberant contemporary loft, spotted on ESNY, is spread out on two levels and 1,689 square feet of living space situated in Stockholm, Sweden. This two bedroom residence is comprised of exquisite details, featuring a spacious open floor plan, large glass fireplace, wooden flooring throughout, lit staircase that seems to float freely , generous spa with steam room, a beautiful tile mosaic in the bathroom and exclusive dressing room inside the master bedroom retreat. The home also contains integrated light and sound system.
This fantastic cozy modern apartment is situated in Karlaplan, an open park-plaza area in Östermalm, Stockholm, Sweden. The flat is comprised of 2,658 square feet of living space, featuring a spacious living room, large kitchen, two entrances, laundry room four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The living room offers gray painted walls and beautifully painted ceiling with several windows. The lounge can accommodate a large dining area as well as social interaction via a large sliding door from that separates a guest room / study. From the hallway and kitchen with dark painted double doors is the master bedroom with a large walk-in closet hidden behind a wall with graphic patterned wallpaper and painted gray ceiling and walls. Next to the master bedroom is a bathroom with black matte mosaic on walls, black sink in seamless concrete , shower, toilet , storage and stylish Moroccan tiled floor. The entire floor breathes New York City and the Urban Life Style and has a very cool and sober impression with fantastic layout.
Photos: Alexander White
This attractive and luminous apartment we spotted on Skeppsholmen is located near the very exclusive area of Strandvägen (Swedish for ‘Shore Street’) in Östermalm, central Stockholm, Sweden. The flat offers an excellent floor plan layout comprised of 1,571 square feet (146 square meters) with a balcony and spacious terrace. The ground floor has a magnificent open plan kitchen with a large dining area and working fireplace. From the dining area, a door leads out to a balcony facing the pleasant courtyard. The tastefully designed kitchen has cast concrete floors and an adjoining wine room. Also on this level is a fabulous bedroom with a stylish bathroom. Via an elegant staircase, an accessible attic offers an open living area with access to a spacious terrace and adjacent separate working area. The living room features a beautiful fireplace with wide plank pine flooring. There are two bedrooms on the upper level, one with fireplace and adjoining walk-in closet. Another very lavish bathroom with beamed ceilings, sunken tub and shower.
This fantastic bright and airy loft apartment is situated in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. The building was constructed in 1891 and has since been restored to optimum condition. The 753 square foot (70 square meters) home features beautiful details, with a spacious living room with large windows allows plenty of natural light. The space features fine details with deep niches, door lintels, wall panels, oak flooring and whitewashed walls. The living room and kitchen are elegantly shared with a classic pair of doors. The tastefully designed kitchen has a restaurant feel, with a kitchen island, lots of work spaces and a dining area. The space offers white high gloss cabinet doors, worktops and white tiled walls. Classic black and white tiled floors match perfectly in the space. Above the living room is an open loft space with sisal carpet, white walls, hidden storage and built-in bookcase. There is also a generous sized bathroom with luxurious details with a feeling of coherent sober style.
This incredible attic apartment with sloping ceiling, exposed beams, fireplace and dormer windows reflects this beautiful turn of the century property located in the Södermalm district of Stockholm, Sweden. The home offers natural light in two directions and a view of the courtyard and roof tops. The white painted walls and slanted ceiling with rafters embraces the apartment. The 1,011 square foot (94 square meters) flat is bright during the day and offers a cozy evening with a centered stove in the living room. The home boasts spacious living areas and a dining area for at least ten people. The kitchen has a semi-open solution towards the living room. There are two bedrooms and a completely renovation bathroom with under-floor heating.
Source: Spotted on Fantastic Frank
Get inspired by this stunning Scandinavian style apartment which is located in Stockholm, Sweden and was the former home of lifestyle stylist Johanna Laskey. This incredible vintage-inspired, 550 square foot pad was been masterfully decorated with refined artistic touches. White washed interiors adds brightness to the space, while pops of color splashed throughout adds plenty of charm. The stylist has mixed new and old together to create a home that has a very welcoming ambiance. Wood floors have been preserved and are all a light color except for the kitchen/breakfast nook that has been stained a darker color to show transition into a different space.
Photos: Courtesy of Johanna Laskey
A modern and restful oasis situated in the middle of the city of Stockholm, Sweden is this stunning turn-of-the-century penthouse spread out across two floors. The flat has been designed and renovated with an international atmosphere of artisanal and ethnic features by architects Björn and Marianne Aaro for Filippa Knutsson’s behalf. With 3,659 square feet (340 square meters) of living space, the home is full of character and high architectural class. A centrally positioned stairwell links the home’s fabulous interior spaces. The spacious fully equipped kitchen features hidden storage and built-in furnishings, including a kitchen sofa with coarse linen and custom-designed couture dining table. Seating surfaces are very generous with the large dining area as well as sitting area with a striking fireplace.
Exclusive light-plank floors from Dinesen make a beautiful contrast with the dark original ceiling. The library/work room boasts an urban constructed interior. A gorgeous master bedroom retreat has hidden storage and en-suite bathroom. The upstairs portion of the home has a raw attic feeling, deliberately preserved with coarse brick flooring against the original wooden ceilings. The central living room has an inviting sofa and a large table for cozy dinners. Two terraces face the inner courtyard which gives great sense openness to the floorplan. There are also an additional three bedrooms with bathrooms on this level. Via
This completely renovated apartment, spotted on Skeppsholmen is situated on the small island of Lilla Essingen, in central Stockholm, Sweden. One of the most unique available, the home offers 828 square meters (77 square meters) of living space with a 30 square meters terrace. Divided into three rooms and a kitchen, this trendy home is situated on the top floor boasting an open floor plan and full window wall and terrace doors facing the water, flooding the apartment with natural light. The kitchen is as tastefully decorated as it is well equipped and convenient. Kitchen decor is in stainless steel in the style of a professional restaurant kitchen. There is built in LED lighting over the built-in workbench also in stainless steel to enhance the feeling of an industrial kitchen.
Living room and kitchen are connected to each other but separated by a wall with side-by-side refrigerator / freezer. The other side of the partition, in the bright living room has a natural place for a sofa and TV. The generous terrace not only gives a little Mediterranean flair in the middle of the big city, it also adds a great and absolutely fantastic conservatory seldom seen.
Throughout the apartment furnishings are out of the ordinary, including oak floors with pigmented wax, high quality recessed LED lighting. All details such as switches, dimmers and outlet are in stainless steel. This, combined with lavish pleats and window sills in slate creates a sense of shabby-chic. There are also two spacious bedrooms, one with a private entrance to the terrace.
This highly personal and stylish home in Stockholm, Sweden features raw concrete, industrial lights, inherited and flea market bargain details. The apartment is situated in a 60 year old building that was completely renovated before occupancy. Owner, photographer and interior designer Benedikte Ugland lives in this 915 square foot (85 square meters) residence with his two daughters. The home is personally decorated with lovely details such as raw concrete, Plexiglas furniture, old and new furnishings, industrial lighting and black plank wood flooring.
Ikea cabinetry (refaced and stained black) contrasts with the beveled white subway tile. Faucet and sink from Ikea.
A ceiling fixture made from single bulb sockets wrapped around a rod commissioned from a blacksmith and suspended from the ceiling (different sized light bulbs add to the visual appeal).
Built in bookcase around the window for maximum natural light.
Industrial feel in the bathroom with raw concrete, brass and Moroccan tiles.
Beautiful Moroccan floor in the shower area. Brass fittings.
Lovely mix of old and new furniture in the children’s room. Steel shelves, granite.
Photos: Ana Kern for Skona Hem.