When I first noticed that the slogan of IKEA, the Swedish-originate-Dutch-based home furnitures, kitchen appliances specialist, is: “Home is the most important place in the world,” I started to think that it’s indeed the best way to describe how house is generally perceived in Sweden (and also a smart persuasive message for the customer of course!).
With its not-so-long summer and harsh winter, living in a homy house is indeed essential in Sweden. A house here is not just an asset, it should be a cozy place to spend days and nights as well. This is why Sweden is the heaven for Scandinavian designs (which is characterised by its simplicity, minimalism and functionality), everyday life hacks and anything related to home accessories. Continue reading “Finding Home in Sweden”