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.
This stunning carpenter’s villa found on Skona Hem is a private residence from the 1800’s, situated in Dalarö just outside Stockholm, Sweden. The homeowner’s purchased this house unseen and left the city life behind for a dream life in Dalarö. The house showcases a neutral color palette and calm atmosphere with antique touches throughout. Contemporary finds have been mixed with artifacts picked up from auction houses and flea markets.
Music room has been painted a dark gray color with two eye-catching gooseneck arm, bowling pins from the U.S. and rug from IKEA.
A contemporary fireplace is a focal point in the salon.
The prints and paintings in the living room come from auctions and garage sales.
In the hall stands an antique table bought at the auction house Metropol. It was bright green from the beginning, but now is painted black. Even the checkered floor is painted. Beautiful double doors lead into the living room.
White bedroom with lamps from Ikea and bedspread from Lexington.
Photos: Lina Östling
This luxurious loft spotted on Skeppsholmen is situated in Stockholm, Sweden, a split-level with three floors, wonderful ceiling height, balcony and trendy designed interiors. Offering 775 square feet (72 square meters) of living space the entrance halls leads into an elegant kitchen with dining area and an inviting balcony with stunning views over the rooftops and gardens below. The kitchen is decorated with dark countertops, white shutters, details in gold leaf and vinyl. Adjacent to the kitchen is a dining room with plenty of storage and seating for up to eight people. A spacious bedroom faces out towards the courtyard with wardrobes and smart storage that runs along the inner wall.
Next to the kitchen is a stylish staircase up to the roof of the apartment. The spacious living room features high ceilings, plenty of windows, storage and fireplace. The loft makes the perfect cozy and private office space. A luxurious bathroom is decorated with glass mosaic and stylish polished tiles, double shower, steam room and built-in tub providing an exclusive feel.
This fabulous apartment, spotted on Sotheby’s Realty, is a unique split-level floor plan in three planes at the top of a classical building built in 1914 in Stockholm, Sweden. The flat offers light drenched interiors, six magnificent terraces offering sun throughout the day and extensive views over the city of Stockholm. A welcoming entrance opens onto a voluminous living room with fireplace, large windows and beautiful original details. There is also a bedroom/guest room with en-suite bathroom.
Upstairs, is the bulk of the residence with a fully equipped kitchen with French doors which spills out onto a terrace. The kitchen flows into an open plan lounge with dining area and living room overlooking the park with three small terraces. The four bedrooms on this floor all face towards an inner courtyard for more privacy. A large master bathroom features a sauna with a separate water closet. The top floor offers a living room with a fireplace which leads to a stunning rooftop terrace of 200 square feet. This beautiful oasis boasts magnificent 360-degree views above the city’s rooftops.
This unique apartment home spotted on ESNY combines the best of preserved turn of the century character with creative and practical solutions for cozy and comfortable living in Stockholm, Sweden. The 909 square foot (84 square meters) home has recently been renovated with high arched windows, generous ceiling height and three spacious rooms to create a sense of space and character. The heart of the dwelling is the living room, which is the main room. With doors that have been reclaimed from a Swedish veranda, a “room in room” has been created, which separates the space into a library/play area with a small reading nook. The large kitchen is perfect for entertaining and preparing family dinners. The spacious bedroom offers plenty of storage solutions and a large en-suite bathroom.
This unique two-story house spotted on Bjurfors in Stockholm, Sweden formerly belonged to the Salvation Army and was used as a parish hall. Today the house is used as a private residence and has been completely renovated and extended with respect to the preservation of the building’s history. The structure of the 1, 689 square foot (157 square meters) home is in the form of a cross, with the renovation tastefully implemented and many of the original features preserved. Red double doors open up into the living room with dining area, formerly the recreation area for the Salvation Army, with wonderful light and space. A preserved emblem is original from the 1930’s on the wall in the niche. As a focal point to the space, a black Nestor Martin stove divides the living room from the dining room.
A built in bookcase next to the staircase leads up to a mezzanine level that hosts an office space. The beautiful kitchen features anthracite gray tiled floors and tiled white walls with black seam, designed chimney in red brick. There is also a breakfast bar with seating for four. There are four bedrooms and two bathrooms with underfloor heating. One of the bathrooms features white tiled walls and white painted wooden planks with a feature wall photo protected by glass. The motive can easily be changed depending on trends and moods. There is also a detached guest house with varnished pine floors and whitewashed walls with a green-painted accent wall. A ladder leads up to a sleeping loft, ideal for overnight guests.
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Today we bring to you this fabulous Stockholm, Sweden penthouse loft discovered on Skeppsholmen. Completely remodeled a few years ago, this home is chalk full of luxurious modern updates. The spacious loft of two floors spans 1,087 square feet (101 square meters) with an open floor plan characterized by wooden floors in oiled walnut, underfloor heating, spotlights and built-in speakers as well as substantial natural light through voluminous windows. Upon entrance to the home is a large social space consisting of living room and a kitchen in matte white, with walnut countertops and stainless steel equipment. A luxurious master bath features a wonderful soaker tub and glass shower, Italian tiles, heated towel rail and washing machine and dryer. The spacious and light filled master bedroom offers plenty of storage. The upper level consists of a large living room which overlooks the living area on the lower level. There is also a fabulous glass bridge to the other side that serves as an office and library.