Appeal Of Solar Powered Off-Grid Living
The Appeal Of Solar Powered Off-Grid Living

 Eco-Friendly Side Of Swedish Interiors

My interest in Swedish design and their ethos when it comes to interior design is evident to see across this site – if I am not gushing over a new design idea that I can bring into my own home, I am exploring new ways of making the most of the materials used.

A recent look into the more eco-friendly side of Swedish interiors and the needs for better insulation and energy efficiency made me question the use of solar panels and the prospect of going completely off the grid.

Off-grid living is a massive step, and while it is little beyond my personal comfort zone, I can appreciate why some people say goodbye to expensive, annoying energy companies altogether and start generating their own solar panels and battery backup generators for power when the sun goes down.

Why go off-grid?

There is something quite …

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Swedish Cabin Design
Discovering Swedish Design Through The Swedish Cabin

Swedish Design And Architecture

When we talk about Swedish design and architecture, it is easy to focus on the modern trends towards materials and lighting and the way that they can be incorporated into a new build.Then there are the formal styles of the Gustavian area and the way that these little details can be brought into a more rustic family home. What we don’t always talk about its the old, colonial style of Swedish design.

The Lower Swedish Cabin is a prime example of Swedish craftsmanship, design and practical use of space in a 17th-century building.It is a must-see attraction to any historian or architecture student, and the best part of all is that this preserved, the stunning building is right in the heart of colonial North America – not Scandinavia.

How Did This Swedish House Come To Be In Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania?Living Off grid

In the 1600s, North America was …

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