Traditional Mora clock and kakelugn (corner stove/fireplace). #laylagrayce #swedish #interiordesign
Gustavian style dining room
I remember selling, from my very first shipment, a Swedish sideboard to a couple wanting to freshen-up their screened porch. Upon deliver...
The Gustavian style that evolved is a restrained interpretation of the French Louis XV & Louis XVI style. Initially, Gustavian furniture was reserved for royal palaces. However, the style soon gained popularity with the average citizen. While palaces were graced with gilded furniture, countryside homes were decorated with painted furniture; either white-washed or painted gray or soft cream. The light painted finishes provided a reflective quality that was desired during the long dark winters
Designer Shannon Bowers featured in the Spring 2014 issue of MILIEU.
Tone on Tone | photo by Helen Norman for Southern Living | interior design and Swedish Gustavian Antiques by Loi That