4 Nov '16

Hygge moments

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This Danish concept of hygge is gaining much interest right now and we think that this reflects a movement towards slowing down the pace of our lives. Of making time to create peaceful moments, with friends or by ourselves and to create a sense of…

1 Aug '16

Outdoors In

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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…

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…

16 Nov '15

An antidote to Christmas stress

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We love a cheerful Christmas. Yet as the festive season approaches, we can sense our stress levels build – presents to buy, people to see, places to go to. It’s so easy to get caught up in the rush and clutter of Christmas by living…

12 Oct '15

Klaus Haapaniemi’s Inspiration

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Klaus Haapaniemi’s colourful designs, featuring fantasy illustrations of nature, woodland animals and creatures, can be found in most Finnish homes. His work is most easily recognised by the Taika dinnerware series by Iittala and is heavily influenced by Finnish folklore. Each beautifully embroidered cushion, silk…