Important! Please note that the iittala Design Event has had a schedule change. The event will now be held on May 25th… updated information follows:
On Saturday, May 25th, Huset will host an iittala design event with exhibition of special edition Alvar Aalto vases and new 2013 collections. The most iconic glass object in the modern world, the Alvar Aalto vase has been hand crafted in Iittala for more than 70 years. Since the shape was born in 1936, the flowing curves have conquered the hearts of many generations worldwide.
During the event, when you spend over $200 on iittala products, you’ll receive a 3.75″ clear Aalto vase as a gift. We’ll have an iittala representative on the floor to answer any questins. The exhibition and the gift with purchase …
What are your plans for this weekend?
How about making this amazing Swedish Chocolate Cake. I know I will!
Ingredients for Cake
125g dark chocolate (70% cacao)
1.5 dl of strong coffee
4 large/5 small eggs
3 cups sugar
2 cups flour
½ tsp salt
2 tsp baking powder
Ingredients for Filling
3.75 cups sifted icing sugar
190g dark chocolate (70% cacao)
3 tablespoons cold water
Directions – Cake
Preheat oven to 356 degrees F (180 degrees C). Melt the chocolate together with the butter in a saucepan. Add the coffee. Set it aside to cool down. Beat eggs and sugar in a separate bowl until it’s fluffy. Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl, stir them into the egg mixture. Add the …
OYOY’s lovely Spring/Summer 2013 Collection is here! The cool patterns mixed with Scandinavian Wood and bright colors is simply amazing!
Did you know that the name OYOY is inspired by the letters OY, which since 1929 has been written on every Danish airplane regardless of where in the world it may be located. The letters indicate that they are a Danish company.
“The simple things should have one colour stroke, which should be seen and give the product edge. The things we surround us with should make us happy and give us energy.” Lotte Fynboe, OYOY
Win 1 of these 3 lovely Tea Towels from our wonderful Swedish designer Lotta Kühlhorn.
All you have to do is:
1. Like Huset’s page: www.facebook.com/husetshop
2. Share the Post
3. Comment which tea towel you’d like to win – Choose between Pear Yellow, Apple Orange or Apple Green! Comment here!
Contest ends Sunday, April 14th 2013. We’ll randomly select 3 winners, and we’ll contact them personally.
Thanks so much to REAL SIMPLE Magazine for showcasing the Normann Copenhagen Warch Me Wall Clock in their April issue. You can check out this wonderfully lovely and colorful piece on our site here: http://www.huset-shop.com/normann-copenhagen-watch-me-wall-clock-p-2907.html
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You must have emailed the right answers and/or liked Huset’s Facebook page in order to receive the discount code. You cannot use the same coupon code more than once. The coupon code is valid until April 5 2013. No purchase necessary.
*Discount does not apply to furniture or electronics. Cannot be used with any other sales, promotions or any …
This year the Stockholm Furniture Fair was just incredible. I’m still so inspired with all the wonderful designs I saw and am very excited to get some of these designs in the Huset Store.
One of my favorite product from the whole show was this Bake Me A Cake light by Morten and Jonas for Nothern Lighting, inspired by the classic cartoon ruse of baking a file into a cake to help prisoners escape. It is made by inmates of a Norwegian prison near Bergen, as part of a project which aims create a high quality products within Norwegian prisons while providing meaningful activities to build confidence and challenge the mindsets and behaviors of the inmates.
One of my favorite stands at the fair surely had to be the HAY …
February 12 this year is Fettisdagen (Fat Tuesday). Because it is the last day before the Lenten fast, a tradition has developed of eating buns, called “fastlagsbullar”, “fettisdagsbullar” (Fat Tuesday Buns) or “semla”. We suggest starting celebrating Fat Tuesday early so you can enjoy as much semlor as possible!
Make your own “semla”
This recipe yields 16-20 buns.
5 Tablespoons butter
1 cup milk
1-1/2 Tablespoons yeast
1 pinch salt
3 Tablespoons sugar
3 cups wheat flour
1 teaspoon cardamom
1/2 cup egg, beaten
10 oz. almond paste
1/2 cup milk
1-1/2 cups double cream
Melt the butter in a saucepan, pour in the milk and warm until lukewarm (99° F). Crumble the yeast in a bowl and stir in a little of the warm …
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