10 of the Most Iconic Scandinavian Designs & Their Stories

Functional but warm, minimal but full of life, modern Scandinavian designs are organic where other expressions of modernism are austere. It isn’t any wonder that they’re so widely sought after in contemporary homes of all styles.
While modern Scandana…

Functional but warm, minimal but full of life, modern Scandinavian designs are organic where other expressions of modernism are austere. It isn't any wonder that they're so widely sought after in contemporary homes of all styles.

While modern Scandanavian designs date back to pre-mid century (as early as the 1920s), certain products have been so enduring—and so endlessly replicated—that their popularity is hard to ignore. The following are 10 of these designs you've probably seen around town. With help from Elizabeth Wilhide's wonderful book Scandinavian Home, we're sharing a little bit of backstory about each one. Starting with the Dansk cookware in our shop!

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19 All-Natural Spring Cleaning Tricks For the Kitchen

Tips and tricks for easy, effective cleaning are like good books—you simply can’t ever have too many. It follows suit that despite how much we love to test and share our favorite methods for stain-busting, pest-control, and grime-scouring, we can alway…

Tips and tricks for easy, effective cleaning are like good books—you simply can't ever have too many. It follows suit that despite how much we love to test and share our favorite methods for stain-busting, pest-control, and grime-scouring, we can always learn a thing or two from our community (that's you!).

We revisited past cleaning posts and Hotline threads that got you riled up the most and culled the best ideas from the comments section. As it turns out, the vast majority of your suggestions were for all natural, eco-friendly, or otherwise non-chemically-laden solutions. We're all about finding more natural ways to do the work of classic cleaners, and in the spirit of sharing, here are the 18 best tips from our archives and your tidying expertise:

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