1 Aug '16

Outdoors In

Nordic design

Nature has always been an important element in Scandinavian design and is part of Nordic Bakery’s ethos in providing a peaceful place to counter the effects of living and working in a busy city. Biophilic design principles (design that connects people to nature) have been…

17 Jun '16

Handmade Scandi design

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  SkandiHus’ handmade ceramic plates, cups, bowls and pots reflect everything we love about Danish design so we visited Stine Dulong, ceramicist and founder of SkandiHus at the Turning Earth workshop in Shoreditch to see her at work. Tell us about SkandiHus? I set up…

16 May '16

#MyQuietMoment – what’s your favourite?

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In a busy city like London, some of our customers have taken a quiet moment to create these mesmerizing still life pictures. We think they reflect the simple beauty that surrounds us. The beautiful architecture of London buildings, a quiet corner seat, a design-classic mug…

1 Apr '16

Seven Cakes for a #FikaParty

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The Scandinavian tradition of fika transforms an ordinary coffee break into a proper pause in the day when people stop work and get together with others for a chat over a coffee and something sweet to eat. Cake is so synonymous with fika that many…

5 Feb '16

Astrup – Norway’s best kept secret is out

Ian Dejardin - Astrup

We are collaborating with Dulwich Picture Gallery to give Londoners a feel for the countryside and village life of Jolster in western Norway, as seen from two different perspectives. The Gallery will be showcasing the work of painter and printmaker, Nikolai Astrup (1990-1928) and Nordic…

4 Jan '16

A month of dark rye cooking

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Throughout the month of January, we’ll be sharing some of our favourite dark rye recipes on Instagram. This wholesome, hearty grain is a key component of Nordic food culture and we’ll be showing you how to use dark rye flour in breads, pastries and other…