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Slow design: How Nordic style can make your life better
The world has long been hungry for Nordic lifestyle, with its love of design, nature, and light. But this is about much more than painting your floorboards white or throwing a sheepskin on a chair – it’s a mindset that informs everyday life.

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We asked Swedish Houzzers what style really means for them. Amanda Strömberg presents the 5 most popular answers – some of them may surprise you!
They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home - and that's especially true in Sweden, where interest in food and cooking has never been greater, writes Amanda Strömberg.
Swedes are crazy about interior design – even the kids have incredible rooms! Are you expecting a baby and in need of some interior inspiration for the nursery? Amanda Strömberg presents the most-liked Swedish children's rooms from houzz.se.
House prices only edged up slightly across Europe last year, but Swedes experienced a massive jump in the cost of buying a new home.
Housing prices are once again rising in Sweden, with more and more homes being put up for sale, according to fresh statistics.
What do you do if you need more space and you've got 104.5 million kronor ($12.4m) burning a hole in your pocket? You snap up Sweden's most expensive apartment in history.
What's the first thing you do after snapping up a luxury six million kronor ($704,000) villa in Sweden, with sea views, two kitchens and a fireplace? If you're Hugh Grant: you raze it to the ground.
Property prices in Sweden may have doubled over the last 10 years, but there are still opportunities to get a real bargain in the countryside. Dennis Toth tells The Local how he renovated an old church he bought for just one Swedish krona.