ISSUE 38  |  Kitchens Around the World

11 Scandi Kitchen Essentials, High to Low

October 20, 2016 8:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

Outfit your kitchen like a Scandi with well-made, useful, low-key essentials. Here are 11 that we swear by.

George Jensen Tea Towel

Above: Designed by Bent Georg Jensen, the cotton and flax Abild Tea Towel is a Danish icon; €15 ($19.25).

Iittala Sarpaneva Cast Iron Pot

Above: The Sarpaneva Cast Iron Three-Quart Stock Pot is $203 at Finnish Design Shop.

Skeppshult Cast Iron Spice Grinder

Above: The Skeppshult Cast-Iron Spice Grinder is $60 at March in San Francisco.

Muuto Toss Around Salad Servers

Above: Sarah gave me a set of Toss Around Salad Servers from Muuto a while back and they’ve become a kitchen favorite; $35 from Scandinavian Design Center.

Ikea Korken Glass Jar with Lid

Above: The well-priced, perennially available Korken Jar with Lid is $4.49 at Ikea.

Iris Hantverk Washing Up Whisks

Above: Finnish Scrubbing Whisks are $12 each at Fjørn Scandinavian.

Iris Hantverk Handknit Kettle Holder

Above: Hand-knit cotton and linen Iris Hantverk Pot Holders are $22 each from Fjørn Scandinavian.

Ankarscrum Kitchen Stand Mixer

Above: The classic Ankarsrum Original Stand Mixer is $699.95 from Metro Kitchen and comes in a range of colors.

Swedish Vaxbo Linen Dishcloths

Above: The Vaxbo Linen Dishcloth is $16 from Manos. We featured it in the Remodelista book roundup of our favorite everyday things—the Remodelista 100.

Ikea Knodd Bin with White Lid

Above: The white enameled metal Knodd Bin from Ikea is $19.99.

Iris Hantverk Broom and Dustpan Set

Above: The Iris Hantverk Dust Pan & Brush Set is $124 at Fjørn Scandinavian.

For more, browse Kitchenware in our Shop section, including the Mercedes of the precision kitchen world, 11 German-Made Kitchen Essentials. Find the Composting Pails and Onion Baskets you’ve been looking for on Gardenista.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on September 22, 2014.