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Trend Alert: Traditional Sweden, Reinterpreted

Husmusen rounded up a handful of items with one large and underlying thread, old Swedish traditions. I can't read a word of Swedish, but the images speak loudly. These modern furnishings and accessories have taken a note from folkloric costume traditions including weaving, embroidery, and other needlework, colors, patterns, and symbols, which are all important to Swedish heritage.
A Dalecarlian horse takes a new, softer form in the shape of an enormous floor cushion by Skraddaregatan. Design student Moa Jantzes unites tradition and innovative design with a modern rocking chair. Contemporary mugs by Toyo form feature nostalgic cross-stitch patterns. Ubiquitous wooden footwear, worthy of being put on display, get a fashion-forward makeover by Åsa Westlund. And, an eco grocery bag is embellished with Kurbits, a decorative style of painting. Do you love it as much as I do?
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moss1080 moss1080 8 years
The shoes and the bag.
moss1080 moss1080 8 years
The shoes and the bag.
AKirstin AKirstin 8 years
I love this trend.
AKirstin AKirstin 8 years
I love this trend.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
The bag is cute and the glasses but I don't think the shoes and pillow work for me.
beingtazim beingtazim 8 years
love them all. i could see these in my place.
canadianchica canadianchica 8 years
love it! i bought some hand painted clogs when I was in Malmö but I can't say they were as sexy as those shoes! love the chair!!!
CoconutPie CoconutPie 8 years
I find Swedish folklore and traditions, when incorporated into design, very romantic. I love it.
liltandweave liltandweave 8 years
I love it when the motherland represents! I agree about the shoes. Now let's go eat some lutefisk.
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 8 years
Cute! I like those shoes.
ALSW ALSW 8 years
I want those shoes.
ALSW ALSW 8 years
I want those shoes.
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