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A Color Palette Worthy of Ingmar Bergman

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A Color Palette Worthy of Ingmar Bergman

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 120

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Above: Ikea Ekby Shelf; painted black.

Alfabet cups 123

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

Enameled cast iron round french oven 126

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

Textile elefant linen 129

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

City in a bag new york 132

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

City in a bag paris 135

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

Liv lamp 138

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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 141

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

Storage turbo clothes rack from ikea 144

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

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Above: Even the flowers are deepest purple-black.

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

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