How to Hygge your home

Take a leaf out of the Scandinavian way of living and indulge in some cosy interiors this winter

9th October, 2016
Your sofa should be a major focal point, and preferably one that you can get cosy with your feet up for hours on end. And never underestimate the Hygge-inducing effects of velvet. Pudding sofa in real teal, 1,391.34 by Loaf

When Ikea arrived on Irish shores back in 2009, our interest in Scandinavian design exploded. But it wasn’t simply the refreshingly minimalist and easily covetable interiors that piqued our interest – not to mention the price that made you look twice – it’s how these countries’ inhabitants live.

Just one look at the annual GNH studies (that’s Gross National Happiness, and it’s believed by many to be a far richer objective...

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