Walking in to the wooden building created for sculptor Carl Eldh as his studio, all I see at first is the window that breaks through the ceiling and the light that indirect falls on all of the sculptures in the room through the mullion windows in the studio drawn by Ragnar Östberg 1919.
I love this place and first time I posted an article about this my favorite museum that, I see more as a way of true time travel deluxe, was 2014 after it had been closed for renovations for some time. There are more photos from the facade at this post and overall a lot of more shots.
Sculptures of all sizes and shapes fills the studio and demand your attention. Some sculptures with a religious aim and some more human. All types of humans seems to have been Mr Eldh´s specialty.
After studies in Paris with Auguste Rodin, Carl Eldh became a popular sculptor in Sweden the first half of the 20th century. At the City Hall sculpture park he is well represented with 3 sculptures among them one of August Strindberg.
The garden is worth a visit as well as the interior. The house facade wood is tarred and the scent is gives on a warm day like this makes you think you are at a dockyard.
The round chapel looking part of the building with a little statue on top is a kind of living room where Carl Eldh has hung the walls with his friend´s art. I did not take any pictures of the interior of that room. You can see it when you get to the museum. Which I recommend that you do visit.
|Not only a north facing window but one that placed on a hill is overlooking the bay of Brunnsviken with an amazing view.|
If you like me enjoy both art and architecture then Carl Eldh´s Ateljemuseum is the place to visit in Stockholm. You find all of the info when you click on the museum link. Enjoy.
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When in Milano for the design week Rossana Orlandi at via Matteo Bandello 14 is a must. At the entrance of the delightfully dilapitated backyard, former tie factory, the gigantic letters RO greets you.
Since ro means peaceful in swedish but here naturally stands for Rossana Orlandi which both is a Iris Apfel look alike (or the other way around) and the female force behind this revered avant-garde design & lifestyle gallery, café and now garden its a lot to take in.
The space is articulated in a not traditional way mixing togher, showroom, a retail store, offices and at a courtyard for events along with the latest feature filling the garden with design and art.
The garden was previously just something you saw through the well kept industrial windows.
|Chicken wire sculptures by Benedetta Mori Ubaldini in the garden at RO.|
Another must during the Milano Design week and luckily at RO is to have time to see, smell and enjoy the abundance of wisteria/blåregn that is in full bloom at this time.
Rossana Orlandi is nowadays a family business and employ a big staff during the high season. When it started her activity focused on the rising dutch design wave with designers such as Piet Hein Eek, Marten Baas and Nacho Carbonell and has since moved widely around the world.
Some designers are now a constant part of the exhibit and store and in the basement a influx of new talent is showcased every season.
|Before the beginning by Marcantonio|
A Instagram favorite this season at RO was Italian Marcantonio´s lamps
|What a boar by Marc Antoio|
Jeroen van Kesteren flying phenomena of art in the series called Orphanage for Lost Adventures made me stop and stare for a very long time.
|Piet Hein Eek|
Constant part of Rossana Orlandi situated at the top of the building right next to the shop is Piet Hein Eek. You have probably seen the scrap wood meticulously lacquered tables but you might not have seen his art&decoration.
|Piet Hein Eek|
When at Rossana Orlandi take a walk around the neighborhood that has so much architectural beauty to offer.
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|Jimsch tableware shot at Jimmy´s favorite plant shop in Skåne : Löddeköpinge Plantskola Per Magnus Persson took the photos.|
This time of year in Sweden is best for homegrown and locally produced veggies and salad as well as fruit. Jimsch cutlery is made in stainless steel. Right now we are having a special price for the salad cutlery/salladsbesticken with home delivery from Jimmy Schönning HEM webshop
Här kommer du till Jimmy Schönning HEM webshop.
|Två skålar from Contrast serien och ett avlångt uppläggningsfat där du ser sallads besticken extra bra. Salladsbesticken går självklart att maskindiska.|
|Så här ligger salladasbesticken förpackade när de kommer till dig.|
Om du är i Stockholm så kan du se servis och bestick på Lundatatan 35 på Södermalm där jag har min Jimsch boutique och studio som du ser här på bilden.
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|Vi älskar allt grönt. Ärtor, bönor, grönsaker och sallad.|