A Color Palette Worthy of Ingmar Bergman by

Issue 20 · The Northern Light · May 14, 2012

A Color Palette Worthy of Ingmar Bergman

Issue 20 · The Northern Light · May 14, 2012

What is it about northern light that inspires a stark black and white interiors palette (think early Ingmar Bergman films)? Our latest find is Ett Horn Av Eden, a blog chronicling the life of a young family in Sweden. Here are some ideas for capturing the Nordic look:

Ekby Hemnes / Ekby Stilig Wall Shelf

Above: Ikea Ekby Shelf; painted black.

Alfabet Cups

Above: Source Alfabet Cups imprinted with graphics designed by Arne Jacobsen; SEK 149 at Family Room.

Le Crueset Enameled Cast Iron French Oven

Above: The onyx Le Crueset Enameled Cast Iron French Oven is $234.95 at Amazon.

Svenskt Tenn's Elefant

Above: The cushion is covered in Svenskt Tenn's Elefant fabric.

New York City in a Bag

Above: New York City in a Bag; $14 from Muji.

Paris in a Box

Above: Paris in a Box; $17.95 from Muji.

Liv Lamp

Above L: The Liv Lamp is $623.75 at Scandinavian Design Center. Above R: Tove Adman's Concrete Lamp is $64.88 at Scandinavian Design Center.

Dala Horse

Above: Mjolk carries a black Dala Horse for CA $25.

Turbo Clothes Rack

Above: The Turbo Clothes Rack from Ikea is $44.99.

Above: Even the flowers are deepest purple-black.

Above: Photos affixed to the wall with black tape; a steel cabinet adorned with a cross fashioned from white tape.



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