Starr kitchen renovation update before photo

Materials! Materials! Materials! An update on the Starr renovation

Feels like it has been a hot minute since we checked in on the Starr Renovation. How I wish I was about to tell you we were all done! But what anyone who embarks on a renovation will quickly...

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5 Perfect Dining Chairs for your Scandinavian Home

5 Perfect Dining Chairs for your Scandinavian Home

There are three things I look for in a dining chair. When I consider what type of chair works for the Scandinavian home, I am looking for something both minimalist..

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Designer Highlight: Anderssen & Voll

Designer Highlight: Anderssen & Voll

Behind all of these beautiful home goods we are so proud to feature at Blue House Goods, are some incredibly talented and lauded designers. Creatives that are pouring their time and commitment into dreaming up how to enhance and accommodate domestic life with items that do more than just...

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Why We Love Hem: the Best in Modern Scandinavian Furniture

Why We Love Hem: the Best in Modern Scandinavian Furniture

One of the services we offer at Blue House is sourcing assistance, across our own vendors and with trusted partner brands such as Hem. Whether it is following a renovation, or simply in pursuit of a refresh to ...

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Product Highlight: KAOS Bars

Product Highlight: KAOS Bars

Ladies and gentlemen, it is time to talk wall bars. If you have visited this website before, you are well familiar with my ongoing obsession ...

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What Makes a Home a Hytte?

What Makes a Home a Hytte?

There comes a time in every home project when you’ll need to fill out all the little pieces in between. Your floors are in, the hot water is running, the last of the blue tape is gone and big furniture has started to arrive, but still, it doesn’t feel complete. For when that time comes, here’s our guide to the essential goods...

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A (Not So) Brief History of Scandinavian Design

A (Not So) Brief History of Scandinavian Design

The history of Scandinavian design as we know it today really begins in earnest in the 1930s, though it is difficult to trace the origins of this style of design without accounting for both the cultural and social norms, as well as the artistic movement that lays at its foundation. 

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Livingroom decorated with home goods from Danish brand OYOY Living Design

Brand Spotlight: OYOY Living Design

For me, it was love at first sight when it comes to OYOY Living Design. This Danish brand, founded in 2012 by Lotte Fynboe, brings a playful yet refined approach to home goods design, for both adults and children alike, and was a natural choice for Blue House Goods.

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The Shared Culture of Scandinavian Design

The Shared Culture of Scandinavian Design

In our little part of the world, form doesn’t have a choice but to follow function. As such Scandinavians create goods that are natural and durable, functional, and simple at heart, using natural materials like wool, wood, glass, and ceramics.

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Hem Wall Hooks

7 Stylish Wooden Wall Hooks for the Scandinavian Home

Like most Scandinavians, I am of the firm opinion that your home is not, in fact, fully furnished until there is an ample number of wall hooks for easy storage throughout your home. From your entryway to your bathroom to crappy command hooks on the inside of every closet door, hooks are legit THE most useful furnishing in your home. 

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