scandinavian icons


Scandinavian flair in Berlin: The stylish house of two nordic designers -Mirkku Kulberg, CEO of Artek,  and her husband Ola Kolehmainen, architectural photographer- in Charlottenburg. The six-room apartment, with its high ceilings, wooden floors and countless windows features classics by the Finnish and scandinavian designers, vintage and contemporary pieces.

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT, Living Room from the Francis W. Little House, Wayzata, Minnesota (1912-1914). The room is nowadays re-installed as close to it´s original appearance as possible at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo copyright by Scandinavian Collectors 2016.

FINN JUHL, Chair model NV 55 (also known as FJ 55) armchair designed in 1955. Manufactured by cabinetmaker Niels Vodder, Denmark. Original watercolor sketch by Juhl, from the book Finn Juhl Watercolors, 2015. / Etsy

GIO PONTI, Superleggera chair (engl.super-lightweight), 1957. Superleggera is based on Ponti´s earlier Leggera chair from 1951 with a very similar construction. Material varnished ash wood and Spanish cane. Manufactured by Cassina, Italy. Photo copyright by Scandinavian Collectors 2016.

Installation view of works by Memphis-group at the sales exhibition Bowie/Collector at Sotheby’s London, November 2016. Featuring works: First-chairs (1983), Polar-side tables (1984) and Flamingo-side table (1984) by Michele de Lucchi, Cucumber vases by Martine Bedin (1985).