Office inspo

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bitsI´m decorating office spaces whenever I can find the time  and this space was inspirational too me. Obviously the architecture in itself is very rare, especially here in Stockholm, but you can always take bits and pieces and translate it into wherever you are. And in this case, maybe add some colour.

Via Remodelista with thanks. Photography by Laure Joliet. Office of interior designer Nicole Hollis in San Francisco. 

November: On my mind

Yes I know, 8 days of December have already passed by but didn´t want to miss out on a list for November so here we go:

travel novTravel: This magical camp is not where I´m spending my time at the moment but I am in South Africa (in Cape Town) for a week of work and am super excited as I´ve never been here before. The image is from Singita Lebombo in South Africa, at the border with Mozambique. I would love to travel Africa more and really enjoyed Condé Nasts guide to the best safari lodges and camps. Photo by Adrian Leuw.

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shoes novemberShoes: I don´t know if it´s being closer to a more exotic animal life but I just bought these shoes and love them!! Can pick up any outfit and any day.

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Flower: I used to not like Amaryllis at all but that has changed over the past years and now I love sprinkling them all over our home counting down the days before Christmas.

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outfit novOutfit: All of a sudden I had to think about putting this pale piece of body in summer clothes again and I just missed a similar dress as they ran out of it. Such a shame as that would have been the perfect work outfit for me.

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outdoor space nov

Outdoor space: I unfortunately  can´t show you pics of the amazing location we are shooting at but like in this image it has this incredible sense of no walls between indoor and outdoors, topped with amazing views over Cape Town and the ocean. The advantage of living in a climate warmer than ours.

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Office: In the current issue of Residence Magazine the home of Fashion editor Daniel Lindström is featured. I had the pleasure of styling that job and fell in love with his home office space. I love books and what they add to an interior and this was certainly no exception. Would love to sit there reading and writing.

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words novWords: Those words have been in my head for some weeks as I´m struggling so hard with fear of flying and leaving the kids back home. But I´ve made the decision not to let my fears limit my life and here I am. Super happy about this experience of work yet anxious of getting on a plane in a few hours again. Some day I´m hoping to reach a better balance where fear is no longer an issue.

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food novFood: As much as I enjoy a slice of summer right now I can´t wait to get back to my family for some traditional pre-Christmas celebrations before heading of to some more adventures.

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book novBook: This must be the most blog mentioned book of the month and I´m no different. Definitely on my wishlist.

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gift novSustainable pick: It´s Christmas soon and with that comes Christmas gifts. We are trying to clean out all of the toys, clothes and books that the kids are not using any more to pass that forward to someone who will treasure them more.  Most things still look brand new and deserves more rounds of fun. And re-gifting, I think that is great! Old gifts that where not right for you, pass it forward instead of only buying new stuff.

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music novMusic: I´m having some difficulties with this category this month as I´m currently sitting in the lobby of the hotel while they are vacuuming the floors and are playing crazy high speed lounge jazz. Not much of inspiration to say the least. Christmas music old style has been the only thing I´ve been listening to for the last month as I have really been in a Christmas mood but this cutie from People People was just added to my wishlist when seeing it over at Hanna Wessman. 

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DRY

dry studios 1 dry studios 2 dry studios 3 dry studios 4 dry studios 5 dry studios 6dry studios 7dry studios 8Spent the morning in a super inspiring environment chez Dry Creative Projects consisting of Dry Things, Dry Costume & the base of a bureau with focus on creative direction, art direction och design. In addition to wanting to move in I also want to purchase all of their things. Have a look here to see more or drop by their showroom at Upplandsgatan 36.

All pics via Dry Studios with thanks. If you would like to see more of this amazing space you can also have a look here or here. 

October: On my mind

I know we have already entered November so it´s a little bit late but could´t resist starting the weekend with a list for October anyway. Happy weekend everybody!

ett hemTravel: Right now I have absolutely no desire to go abroad but would´t at all mind a staycation here in Stockholm. Just me and my love for at least one night.

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burgundy healsShoes: I really want a pair of burgundy heals (not that I wear heals that often, especially not in bed, but still enjoy dreaming about it). Those heals look super thin and will probably cause a fracture but oh how they would make any outfit more fun.

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flowers octFlower: Hortensia has been on the list before but I really love this flower and how changing it´s color can add to every season.

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outfit octoberOutfit: Big knits and good hair, yes please.

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outdoor octoberOutdoor space: Since travel above offered a bedroom view I´m changing the bedroom category for outdoor space instead. This is the way I want to spend the days of Fall.

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Screen Shot 2016-11-04 at 09.59.11Office: Last week I did a photo shoot for Residence Magazine in a home with an amazing home office to be inspired by. I love working for them as it always takes me to amazing places. The issue will be out next month and until then the colours and textures of this space will stay in my mind. It´s an office corner of a bedroom of Mauritzhof Hotel in Münster.

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words octoberWords: Hopefully you are too? To dream is also planning, right? No fear.

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food octoberFood: I´ve only made something with pumpkin once and that was cooking pumpkin soup when living in Paris 18 years ago so I can´t really say it´s one of my signature ingredients. But yesterday I had the most amazing warm pumpkin, sage & almond dish and now all I want to do is try something similar again. This recipe of Maple roasted pumpkin with chili and feta looked really good, maybe something for the weekend?

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Series: Have always had a crush on Sarah Jessica Parker, from Girls Just Wanna Have Fun to classic Sex & The City. So needless to say I was really happy to see her star in the new series ”Divorce” on HBO, so good.

susstainable octSustainable pick: How come all products always empty at the same time? They are not at least by me used in the same way, the bottles are of different sizes and so on but still it seems they follow the same trend. This time I want to find some new products as I have always used the same and found Moonsun over at Make It Last. Good reviews, organic and with high quality ingredients. Please make me glow!

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Music: Solange´s album ”A Seat at the Table” was released in September and has been the soundtrack of my work days since then. One of those albums that put you in a good and calm mood.

Latest work

Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 1 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 2 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 3 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 4 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 5 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 6 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 7 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 8 Deco & styling Anna Mårselius, photo Kristofer Johnsson 9My third project for JM is now up on the Hitta Hem blog and here some pieces of that. This time an apartment in Lidingö (just outside of Stockholm) with an incredible view. You can´t really see it in the pictures but if you are following me on Instagram this place was heavily featured while working there so then you know. There is a big terrace and it really feels like standing on the water while being there and the sun literally hits it from sunrise to sunset. I´ve seen the most incredible examples of both while setting the interior. I really wanted the result to stay calm and not to take over the whole impression as the view and experience of being in the apartment is so powerful in itself. So a little less colour and things than usual for me and more of a clean slate for the future owner to work from. Many thanks to JM and as always to the very best Marie Ramse and Stefan for being by my side, helping me out and saving me during late nights. And to Kristofer for once again having the patience with – this time – super strong daylight and still making it look so good. I hope you like it. Ax

Deco & styling by me, photo by Kristofer Johnsson. You can see all the pictures here and read about the project here. And for previous JM projects, have a look here and here. 

Meridiani showroom in Milan

mer 1 mer 2 mer 3 mer 4 mer 5 mer 6 mer 7 mer 8I just love brands that know the importance of presentation and having your own showroom is of course a deluxe version of dito. In Sweden we have for example Linum and Layered, both with amazing spaces and ideas. Here the Italian furniture company Meridiani, located in Milan. So inspirational and beautiful.

Via Est Living with thanks. Photo: Davide Lovatti. 

Peaceful in Fredsborg

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Love what Marie Ramse has done with this 144m2 house by JM in Fredsborg. The wall colour in the bedroom, all the lightings, the office desk, the dining chairs and the total sense of calmness. Super well done, Marie! Will call you regarding colour code for the bedroom….perfection.

All pics via Hitta Hem. Styling Marie Ramse, photo Sara Medina Lind & interior assistant Annie Lindgren. 

Office dreams

office 1 office 2 office 3 office 4 office 5Every now and then I´m looking for an office just because I have a dream of decorating it and making it my space. But then reality checks in and I see myself not sitting on a chair that often but being out on photo shoots, meetings, props hunts etc etc and then all of a sudden an office seems like an unnecessary investment. Nevertheless, the daydream never stops and for sure I´m going to end up with my own space sometime – hopefully shared with similar minds! Until then I´ll keep on pinning spaces that inspire and this is one of them.

Via My Domaine with thanks. Photo by: Maree Homer