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Swiden Designs

Textiles

4th October, 2011
Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 4th October 2011

New things from Melbourne-based homewares label Swiden Designs (buy online here)

Charlotte Swiden is a Swedish born designer living in Melbourne, who launched her homewares label Swiden Designs just under a year ago.  She is based in Collingwood, and evens shares a studio with some other designers I half know, so GOD KNOWS why I haven't come across her work until now.  Doh.  Sorry Charlotte!  Better late than never!

Charlotte's latest collection TIVOLIVAT is pictured above - ain't it the cutest!?  Inspired by funfair rides, fairy floss & ferris wheels, TIVOLIVAT is a play on words in Swedish. TIVOLI is another word for fun park, and LIVAT means exhilarating or lively.  Aww.  I guess you can take the Swede out of Scandinavia, but it seems you can't take the Scandi cuteness out of her work!

Beautiful smile-inducing stuff!

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