Inside a Bright, Pattern-Packed Apartment

While the  are renowned for their , that doesn't mean they shy away from pattern and color. So when Tove Fogelström bought  in an old-school building, she wanted to inject her signature style—"robust and colorful with a touch of Nordic emptiness." The challenge was in getting the mix just right. "I think the colors are the trickiest part," she told MyDomaine. "I keep changing my mind and repainting parts of the apartment, buying new curtains and experimenting with cushions."

To ensure the look came out chic rather than chaotic, Fogelström chose solid materials like cork for the main table and concrete for the . These sturdy choices were also part of the . "We needed a place to live where our two toddlers can feel free to play, but I also wanted there to be beautiful things to look at," she explained. "Storage is crucial, as well as enduring materials." We love the  in the dining room too.