Archive for Biedermeier

Choosing an antique biedermeier sofa

Choosing an antique sofa is always a difficult proposition. You will have a series of requirements to consider: size, comfort, colour , decoration etc etc and then there is the intangible lust factor that certain pieces will engender that go beyond rational reasoning. Swedish Biedermeier sofas¬†come from one of 2 periods – so called original […]

Its a Biedermeier Christmas

After years of white furniture dominating the design landscape, things seem to be changing. The Swedish Gustavian style is always going to be popular and with good reason because it is beautiful, wonderfully crafted and elegant. However its increasingly difficult to find authentic original gustavian furniture from 1780-1830 that hasnt been messed around with, ‘restored’ […]

We love antique dressing tables

One of the sad things about our modern busy lifestyle is that we don’t look after and pamper ourselves at home the way we used to. Certainly we manage to fit in regular trips to the beauty parlour, botox and facials, nails eyebrows pedicures etc that the modern WAG culture requires. But its all outside […]

Upholstery on swedish antique sofas and armchairs

At Swedish Interior Design we specialise in reupholstering antique sofas, antique armchairs, antique chaise longe and chairs. Its important on these original antiques to honour the way they have been built by master craftsmen back in the day. Our master upholsterer has been sorting out sofas¬†and chairs for over 30 years and is very particular […]

new antique swedish furniture stock for august 14

We are always on the look out for interesting swedish antiques to add to our collection. They might be biedermeier, art deco, gustavian or jugent furniture or mora clocks. We don’t normally stock later swedish modern pieces but heres a 1960s round chair that really took my fancy. It has a very cool look and […]

More new antique biedermeier furniture finds

Continuing our review of the antique Swedish biedermeier furniture we have coming over to Swedish Interior Design at the end of May.   This time we focus on antique biedermeier dropleaf tables. I love the classic design of these tables. They tend to be about 90cm wide and then extend to around 130cm with the […]

New Swedish Biedermeier Antique Furniture Finds

To continue our review of new swedish biedermeier antique furniture we have on our next UK delivery. 1.Antique Biedermeier Sofa no 1 Lets begin with this amazing antique sofa. Its in great condition with the original fabric and has the classic biedermeier flame golden birch veneers of the period over a birch frame. Its beautifully […]

New Swedish Biedermeier Furniture finds Pt1

As usual we have been searching high and low to find you the most amazing Swedish antiques and we have come up trumps! The stunning honey colours of the flame and quilted golden birch veneers that characterise 1800s and early 1900s Swedish Biedermeier are becoming increasingly popular as the world of design moves on from […]

Beautiful 1800s Swedish Biedermeier Tables

As fashions change, the ubiquitous whites of the Gustavian era that were purloined into the horrors of shabby chic are finally starting to give way to something new. There is a move back towards natural woods and lighter colours and away from the farrow and ball neutrals that have dominated the market for so long. […]

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