2019-08-17

THANK YOU!




A selfi[e]sh[?] moment 



 Love leaf covered walls [scroll down and see more] and wanted to introduce myself to all of you fun loving & interior inspo interested followers since you now are over 4000 [!!!!] on Instagram,  which to me is fantastic 


 Thank you guys! 



My name is Jimmy Schönning & interiors, design & architecture is my work & biggest interest joined with the arts. My arts background in music, dance & theatre brings another vibe to my design. 


Working with european musical productions starting in Sweden that soon became multicultured work in Norway, Denmark, Finland and Germany following my Performing Arts studies in the US. 


Arts&music is for me an integral part of my design and what I create for my clients. After several years being the Creative Director for jimsch.se which has defined my design, beginning 2020 I will let jimsch.se only sell my design but no longer work with the company. 


At my webshop jimmyschonning.com you will find my own design as well as my curated selection of favorite design. 


Right now my 💚 is beating for a totally new TV concept that is such a natural continuation of my years working as a host for Design & DIY TV production in Sweden. 


In 2020 so much will happen and my man and I will go to work&live in Brazil that I need to tell you more about. Next week is the for business important and inspirational Formex where my design has been & will be exhibited as well as at Stockholm Furniture Fair in Feb I have so much to tell you about what is going to happen but will not make this post into a 📗 so...


THANK YOU again all of you fantastic followers

 & friends 💚🐸💚


Stay in touch


Jimmy

2019-08-09

Kärleken av Jessika Jarl


 



At Jimsch Studio Jessika Jarl 
is exhibiting KÄRLEKEN 
from 21 August - 9 Sept 
Lundagatan 35, 
Södermalm, 
Stockholm. 






Kärlek is LOVE

LOVE IS...

See&hear the artist Jessika Jarl
and experience her art at our Studio. 





2019-07-26

Salvage Summer


Salvage Summer by pressing all of your botanical favorites made into artful interior decoration.  Photo Fiona Ruhe Styling Marianne Luning

There are interior magazines 
and then there are 
Inspirational Interior Magz like 
Dutch VT Wonen


Se efter var jag tror att Hanna Wendelbo skulle gilla att jobba. Längst ner.



The drying process 
becomes a decorative unique 
botanical 
touch to your space. 






Salvage Summer Interior Inspo







This interior dream space I call Salvage Summer is so full of botanical beauty inspo completed with precise aesthetics and makes me quite happy  just looking at! 


Did you see the blogpost on KRISTIINA ?

BOTANICAL INSPO DIRECT FROM VT WONEN

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Jimmy 






Visst ser det ut som om Hanna Wendelbo ska komma in vilken sekund som helst? 
Tror i alla fall hon kommer gilla inlägget.  


2019-07-18

Salvador Dalí Portlligat sunbed




The Portlligat Sunbed from 1962 
is one of Dalí´s own furniture projects

art edition reproduction 
of this very personal design piece 
made  by Salvador Dalí  
for him and his wife Gala´s 
house and garden in Portillgat, 
Costa Brava, Spain. 








The sunbed has a head,





torso, ribs,








arms, legs






and feet. 





The original was made in olive tree wood but this reproduction has been produced in Iroko wood which is also referred to as African teak and is a hardwood from the west coast of tropical Africa. 

A sunbed is a fun bed as you see.

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Jimmy 




2019-07-11

Roberto Burle Marx M U B E






I know the color looks weird but this is what you get on a semicloudy day in Sao Paulo. The intense light so perfectly shaded. Everything pops. Look at Marcello to the far left. He looks pretty spot on colorwise with a slight tan. Also when he crosses his arms like that and looks right at me without speaking I know that I have been spending to much time taking pictures and can we please move on!  


The first time for me ever here at 
MUBE 
Here to see the exhibit on artist, landscape architect and true renaissance man namely Roberto Burle Marx




So this is Rio de Janeiro on the boardwalk right by Avenida Atlantica by Rua Farme de Amoedo. This pattern here in Ipanema is a continuation of Roberto Burle Marx plan in Copacabana in the 70´s. The pattern that has become the mark of Rio de Janeiro to many.  

is where Roberto Burle Marx has created the landscape and sculpture garden that supplies the outstanding backdrop to the building created by one of my favorite Brazilian architects 
Paolo Mendes da Rocha.

Read the Designboom article 
on PM Da Rocha 





The sculpture garden at MUBE above ground has temporary exhibit as well as permanent pieces. 



The minimalism meeting nature 
feeling you get when you see if from 
the corner of the park is astounding. 
This is a place I want to revisit.  
I know that is a weird statement but hopefully the rest of the article will answer the questions you might have. 








The black organic shaped flooring is a temporary way of showing the intentions of Burle Marx that were never implemented in the final draft that was part of the exhibit on Burle Marx that just ended a month ago here at MUBE ( Sadly I have found not other language then Portuguese in the communication of MUBE so it is museum with NO other language than Brazilian Portuguese online....or on location for that matter)




The museum 
is all under ground,
so here we go! 




Oh... one more sculpture I fell for before we take the stairs or elevator down to the underground museum of MUBE...

 For me the first time I heard about Roberto  Burle Marx was when I came to Rio de Janeiro many moons ago.  


Burle Marx saw himself as a painter first and a landscape architect second. 




The boardwalks and parks of Rio are what you fondly remember from the Brazilian city set by the sea. The patterns and the stones of black and white that follows the sea is part of the Portuguese heritage that  Burle Marx implemented into the heart of Brazil. Roberto Burle Marx is highly admired in South&North America but I´m not sure of how well known he is in the rest of the world. 



This fun colorful textile danced. All of a sudden the textile starts spinning and you see
 a whole other pattern. 


It made me curios to know if Swedes in general know of Burle Marx 
as he is commonly called. 
I have had questions about Burle Marx on my Insta stories to see if my readers have heard about Burle Marx but have not had much of an answer. 



Burle Marx collected plants and they were also showcased under glass at MUBE According to Sotheby
Who are are selling art by Mr Burle Marx at the moment  :
Burle Marx is famous for his distinctive landscape designs featuring curved walkways, water features, exotic flora and the uses striking abstract patterns, he not only shaped parks, gardens and iconic public spaces, but is credited with bringing modernist landscape architecture to Brazil, and making impressive and notable contributions to plant exploration and conservation.  


So for all of you who do not know of 
Burle Marx 
you have sooooooo much to look forward 2 

Experiencing Roberto Burle Marx 
that in my opinion is an 
extraordinary 
artist on so many levels that 
renaissance man 
best describes him.




The artist Burle Marx





Roberto Burle Marx (August 4, 1909 – June 4, 1994) was a Brazilian landscape architect (as well as a painter, print maker, ecologist, naturalist, artist and musician) whose designs of parks and gardens made him world-famous. He is accredited with having introduced modernist landscape architecture to Brazil. He was known as a modern nature artist and a public urban space designer. His work had a great influence on tropical garden design in the 20th century. Water gardens were a popular theme in his work. He was deftly able to transfer traditional artistic expressions such as graphic designtapestry and folk artinto his landscape designs. He also designed fabrics, jewellery and stage sets.
He was one of the first people to call for the conservation of Brazil's rainforests. More than 50 plants bear his name. He amassed a substantial collection of plants at his home, including more than 500 philodendrons.













How can you anything but love a man that proudly poses with leaves larger than life and having a great time doing it!  ROBERTO BURLE MARX DURING A BOTANICAL EXPEDITION IN ECUADOR, 1974. PHOTOGRAPH BY LUIZ KNUD 



For all of you that are in NYC
at the New York Botanical Garden’s Burle Marx exhibit :

Roberto Burle Marx see the magic of Brazil 
 at @nybg  







Roberto Burle Marx, Rooftop Garden, 
Ministry of Education and Public Health, Rio de Janeiro , Built 1938.



















































2019-07-07

Go Glamping with us

Anette Floss painted the the gorgeous
painting chosen for our Glamping tent. 



Go Glamping with us and enjoy the outdoors with a tent fit for royalty.  The tent of our choice is 6 m in diameter and 3 meters high at the center pole. 

This type of tent is really generous with space and you can easily fit a double bed and a table for four people inside and still have lots of room. 

When it comes to bed think inflatable matress or other easy to carry type of arrangement. When it comes to tables to eat 
around think foldable. 

All to make the travel and assembly of the equipment as easy as possible. If you want to see more of the tent and find out where you find it scroll down. 

Below film shows how cosy the glamping tent is at night with lanterns and candles lit : 


Almost hard to understand that this small package contains this big tent!





The Swedish excellent radio show Stil tells the whole story and more about what Glamping is. Here is more on this in Swedish:

För dig som vill veta mer om Glamping så lyssna på det utmärkta programmet Stil : 
- en bekväm (eller beklämmande) stil för vistelse i naturen. 

Nu när sommaren är här och semestern hägrar ska vi ta en titt på ett fenomen som kombinerar två till 
synes oförenliga komponenter – 






A comfortable bed is a must. Who wants to sleep on the floor? The inflatable double bed matresses that has a built in pump to which you need electricity to pump is what we choose to have a real comfy bed. 

Then just go crazy with textiles and make it as cosy as possible. 
All above is Jimsch 
from bedware to coffey mug. 





Extra candles means extra cosy. 
Lanterns that protect and cover the candlelight are preferred.

The bamboo lantern comes in two sizes 
and the black metal 
and glass lantern comes 
in 3 sizes at Jimsch





Carpets on the floor helps with the cosy feel and makes the floor so comfy i just sat down. Our recycled leather and jute carpet at Jimsch is just perfect here and easy to roll up and pack. 



To show that Glamping can be done anywhere you like we put up the fantastic tent we have chosen from Friluftsvaror smack in the middle of Stockholm, but next time we go Glamping a lake view or on the mountain in the forest. Right now this tent is on a lower price than it has been for a long time.  
Where do you want to go Glamping? 


Stay in touch

Jimmy 













2019-06-30

K R I S T I I N A

Kristiina Hataaja at her studio. 


I had not thought about the look 
of the woman behind the stunning 
Insta art account @kristiina.se

that by following her 
sculpture process and 

enjoying the shapes she was creating I had somehow imagined someone much older and not so young and gorgeous. I was wrong. 
Here was Kristina Hataaja. 


K R I S T I I N A


Sadly our first meeting was over plagiarism. Kristiina came to 
my studio on Södermalm.  
She as well as I have created 
unique products that had been copied 
and sold by competition 
although everyone can 
see that its 
a copy

Since bringing in the law in this area has not proved a succsessful endeavour even for world brands what strategy  can you follow to protect your interest was what our fika was centered around. 

Therefore it makes me very proud 
to present 
Kristiina Haataja 
that gave us the permission to  displaying her unique work at 

Halmens Hus in my exhibit 
Straw in interiors 2019. 

Halmens Hus is located in the picturesq Dalsland town of Bengtsfors 
known for lakes, channels & waterways. 

K R I S T I I N A


Here is first a Swedish 
and then an english presentation 


Kristiina Haataja är en konstnär och designer baserad i Stockholm. Den mänskliga anatomin tar sig uttryck i hennes skulpturer där hon har utvecklat en stil som är unika i sina former, men råa och strukturerade i sina ytor.
Inspirationen till verken kommer från hennes intresse för konsthistoria där hon låter antikens kroppar möta kubismens strama linjer. Därför kallar hon sin stil för Antik kubism, en sammanflätning av dessa två element. Skulpturernas olika karaktärer såsom drömmaren, tänkaren eller det enskilda ansiktet låter betraktaren visionera vad de kan uttrycka. Skulpturerna har också namn som har speciella betydelser.
Kristiina har under åren exponerats i en rad internationella tidningar och figurerat i olika sociala kanaler. Hennes konst har agenturer och showroom i nordiska städer såsom Oslo och Helsingfors, men även i Europa, Amsterdam och Milano, samt i Sidney, Australien. Skulpturer har också köpts in till större residens exempelvis gamla anrika hotellet Lutetia i centrala Paris samt slottet Château de L’Estang i Sancerre via hennes agent Atelier 27 i Paris.



K R I S T I I N A


K R I S T I I N A (English version)


Kristiina Haataja is an artist and designer based in Stockholm. She works mainly with the elements of human body in her sculptures where she has developed an own style that is unique with clean lines and shapes but at the same time have raw and structured surfaces.
The inspiration for the art work comes from her interest for Art history and she lets the ancient anatomy emerge with cubist form. Therefore she calls her own style for Ancient Cubism. The sculptures´ characters such as the dreamer, thinker or simply the head let the spectator to vision what they could express and they also have names that mean something special.

Kristiina´s sculptures has been exposed in numerous numbers of magazines and has occurred in different social media platforms. Her art is distributed through agents and exhibited in Nordic cities such as Oslo and Helsinki but also in Europe like Amsterdam and Milano and in Sidney, Australia. Her sculptures have been bought to large residences for example the old exclusive hotel Lutetia in central Paris and the castle Château de L’Estang i Sancerre through her agent Atelier 27.








K R I S T I I N A






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Jimmy