Finnish Inspiration: Less for More

March 16, 2011 § Leave a comment

The latest issue (April 2011) of Dwell magazine features Scandinavian design (which a lot of the time, really, means Nordic; I also do it myself). The home of a Finnish couple, Susanna and Jussi Vento, made the cover.

Dwell magazine cover

Dwell, April 2011.

The apartment is only 660 sf (approx. 61 sq meters), but it looks much bigger. Check out their master bedroom:

White bedroom

Dwell, April 2011, p. 110.

design*sponge also brings us a Finnish treat: a sneak peek tour of Janine Rewell’s home.

Living room and bedroom

design*sponge.

(Did you notice that both beds follow the Nordic bed-making aesthetics?)

I’m not a fan of modern or mid-century, or black and white for that matter, but there is a definite attraction in light, decluttered spaces like these two. More, please. 🙂

EDIT: Susanna Vento writes a blog, Varpunen (mostly Finnish, with English summaries). If you’re interested in her style, check it out.

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