If you’re living in a space on the smaller side, you know just how valuable a good multifunctional piece can be. The Cube combines storage, a side table, and a stool into a 3-in-1 piece of furniture that works in any area of your home. The 100% recycled, powder-coated metal frame creates a lightweight feel that won’t block visual space. Swedish design company Maze Interior adds the minimal Cube to its offerings for functional, stylish interiors. Ninety-eight percent of Maze’s production takes place in Sweden in collaboration with local craftsmen, making for good quality control and environmental awareness.
Architecture and design studio Fluo recently completed a new family-owned Swedish konditori (bakery) in Thessaloniki, Greece. After years living in Sweden, the owners returned with a traditional Swedish recipe for kanelbullar (cinnamon rolls) in hand, inspiring the opening of Kanel.
The designers went for a Scandinavian aesthetic, while keeping in mind its Greece location, by dividing the space into warm and cold zones. The warm area was painted in a muddy terracotta that wraps the bar and prep space for a cohesive, nest-like feel. The corridor and seating area make up the cold section while acting as a pathway to