A Swedish Home of Tenderness and Contrast

The Swedish architect Elding Oscarson is leaving a trace of eccentric as well as experimental architecture with the ‘home by the sea’ in the...
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Cool Scandinavian Looks

Scandinavian design is elegant, light, sparse, shows respect for natural materials, and is made with superb craftsmanship. Say “Scandinavian design” and most people visualize furniture,...
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Room 7 at Sweden’s Treehotel

Norwegian architects Snøhetta has completed a new treetop cabin, “the seventh room”, for the Treehotel in Harads, northern Sweden. What began with a viewing of...
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In the Footsteps of a Swedish Crusader

In Western Sweden you can follow in the footsteps of a Swedish crusader, the fictional Arn Magnusson, created by the Swedish author Jan Guillot.     If...

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During the summer months, guests at all Clarion hotels in Norway and Sweden have had the opportunity to contribute to the environment through the...

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The indigenous Sami of northern Scandinavia, a hardy semi-nomadic people, can trace their roots back thousands of years. The Sami call themselves “the people of...

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A cabin has far more meaning than just a building when both its owners and the designer have deep connections to its location. Stockholm architect Mat...

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