A 1960’s bungalow gets a make-over



How about something a little different today? The interior design brief behind this 1960’s bungalow in Holland was to create somewhere humble and back to basic – preferably with a hint of a holiday feel. Dutch designers Studio Slow (you might recognise the name from this fab workspace tour) hit the spot using an abundance of pure materials to create a living space which is characterised by its lack of  doors and large windows which flood the space with light. The result is a warm and inviting family home – with a lovely unique and personal touch.

Photos courtesy of Studio Slow.

What a great space! I know it’s only a small part of the design but I love the kitchen sink curtain – it ties in nicely with the ‘back-to-basic’ vibe and yet also adds a soft touch to the space.

Is there anything that catches your eye?

Get the look: office space – Eames wire chair, Octo pendant light. dining areatulip table and the DCW chair is similar. Kitchen – pick-up beautiful vintage chopping boards here, vintage school poster.

If you’d like to see a little more interior inspiration that features lots of wood today you can always check-out this archive (I particularly like Holly’s calm, natural kitchen, the cosy home of a Norwegian blogger and a converted merchant builder’s garage in Melbourne.

Oh and you can see more of the residential work by the wonderful Studio Slow here (don’t miss this farmhouse kitchen!).

Have a great day!

PS I don’t usually talk numbers, but I was thrilled to see the My Scandinavian Home instagram feed reach 100,000 followers yesterday – weeeeeee! It’s kind of exciting and yet terrifying to put yourself out there in the public sphere (I’m in awe of all the artists, musicians, writers and other creatives who do this on a daily basis). And I’d like to say a huge thank you to you all for your amazing support and for making the feed what it is (it wouldn’t be anything without all your interesting comments, thoughts and ideas!). Here’s to many more Instagram moments to come!

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