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Scandinavian Design - Lotus Bowls from Urbaani

Urbaani Homewares: Scandinavian Design Hits Aus and it’s MAJOR!

Scandinavian Design - Lotus Bowls from Urbaani

Life InStyle was pretty epic this year.

I say this year, when in truth I’d never been before, but from all accounts I’m told that the Sydney event was better than what’s gone down in previous years. As a first-time attendee at the industry-only event, I was on the hunt for both blog content and brands to use in my styling work – and boy did it deliver.

I was smiling from ear to ear when I discovered the Urbaani Homewares stand. In all honesty, I could have dived into the stand and rolled around for a few hours – that’s how stunning the range was. And in today’s post, of course, I’m going to share what makes these Scandinavian design pieces so special (as if the photos weren’t enough to give you heart palpitations, right?).

Scandinavian Design - Lotus Bowls and Wooden animals from Urbaani Scandinavian Design - Schollet Collection from Urbaani

Urbaani Homewares are bringing Scandinavian design Down Under, as the distributor of products from epic Danish brand Lucie Kaas.

As you can see above, tableware and kitchenware makes up a large chunk of their collection, with the gorgeous Lotus Pattern by Arne Clausen being one of my faves. The timeless design is spread across bowls in a variety of colours – giving a generous nod to the traditional while still feeling completely now. I want them and I need them on my table ASAP (you can win some below, by the way!).

The white and mint green tones in the pottery above are also stellar. These gems come from famous designer Christian Schollert and are just as divine today as they were when they landed in the 1930s. The hues are so subtle but the shapes are so interesting, don’t you think?

Scandinavian Design - Scandi Stools from Urbaani Scandinavian Design - KIds Bedding from Urbaani Scandinavian Design - Kids Wall Art from UrbaaniFurniture and kids gear are also part of the Urbaani product family, along with cushions, soft furnishings, candelabras, gorgeous wooden animals and more. Actually, the little wooden animals, which can be seen up top in the first image, are just so cute it hurts!

As you can see above, the organic cotton bed linen for kids (it comes in both girl and boy motifs) takes things to a whole new level. I cannot get enough of kids spaces that refrain from all the common bells and whistles, and I love that bedding like this can give your little one’s room a quaint, international feel. The colours and patterns are so soothing too, right?

The wall prints and egg holders are also a bit special. It almost makes me want some kids of my own running around (maybe it’s time I build a nursery for the cats?).

There’s not one thing in this Scandinavian design range that I don’t want for my own home.
How about you? What pieces are grabbing your attention?

Set of Lotus Bowls from Urbaani HomewaresWIN A SET OF 4 BOWLS FROM URBAANI HOMEWARES
Valued at $200!

To go in the draw to win four 12cm Lotus bowls in your choice of colour:

Click here to hit the Urbaani website
– Comment below naming your fave colour and why

Comp open to Aus residents only. Comp ends 11.59pm, Tuesday March 17 

Outside of writing the TLC Interiors blog, Chris is an interior stylist and author. You can also catch him on your TV screens as a designer on Channel 10's Changing Rooms. If you'd like to book a design consult with Chris, you can find out more here

Comments (41)

  • Aja

    I love the simple black & white. The bold pattern definitely suits a monochrome palette. These bowls would go perfectly with a string shelf styling project I have in mind for our new house x

  • Shelley

    I’ve got a big thing for mint green at the moment :p So fresh looking and will work well in our new kitchen 🙂

  • Chris … thank you so very much for the beautiful coverage you have given our Lucie Kaas range. The images just look wonderful on your blog and your kind and encouraging words are so great to hear. We, of course, are in love with the Collection too! We can’t wait to find a lucky winner of the Arne Clausen bowls and find out what their favourite colour is! Regards, Kylie

  • mel

    Love the red! Would match our kitchen pendants 🙂

  • Rebecca

    The mint, for sure. It’s pretty, fresh and very on trend.

  • Jackie

    I love the red ones – it’s the highlight colour in my kitchen.

  • Elise Hinkley

    Love the mint green – pastels are always winners!

  • Rose

    How good would berries and Greek yogurt look in those red bowls. Definitely my favourite.

  • Wendy

    White and blue…..fresh and retro!

  • OMG those lotus bowls are beautiful. I always have dreams that I’ll find an original one on an Opshop shelf. Who dreams about opshop finds!??

    Cant go past the black and white, so classically scani.

  • Nicole

    The black and white are my favourite. The design may be Scandinavian, but they would sit quite comfortably in my red and grey kitchen which has a modern contemporary feel. Fruit bowl, table centrepiece, chip and dip bowl, fill it with popcorn for movie night.. Good looking and versatile!

  • Carolyn

    It’s tough to pick a favourite in the Lucie Kaas lotus bowl range but if I had to choose I would go for the green as my lemon and lime trees are laden and almost ripe. The fruit would look great in these superb green bowls.

  • Christine Reynolds

    Nothing says Scandi to me more than a light colour scheme. The light blue would mix in perfectly with my current table setting.

  • Laura MacLeod

    Mint green with white is mint! Love the retro feel

  • jessica

    I love the mint green! These bowls would look beautiful in our newly renovated home to match our decor 🙂

  • Sandra

    My favourite colour is the Mint green.
    No, hang on, it’s the Dark Blue. Can I also choose the black? as it goes with the light blue… Agh, decisions decisions 🙂

  • Shan Humphreys

    Dark Blue for me- classic base for any colour pallette. Would work beautifully for any occasion.

  • belinda Burns

    black is nice! contemporary and modern – monochrome – yes love it!

  • Natasha Andrews

    These are so pretty – I really love the dark blue – I have a delightful new print with many shades of blue and I need some new decorative touches to help it “fit” my living room 🙂

  • Jen Ryan

    Im mint mad atm but all the colors r devine

  • Tina Michael

    Mint, mint and mint! Just a tad in love with mint right now! Would look amazing with the peach and black as you have it pictured in your Facebook Post! My kitchenware has not been updated since my wedding in 2006…. Its time for a bit of colour injection!
    This whole range is beautiful! Thank you for introducing it to us! 🙂

  • Natasa

    Love the ‘mint green with white’! The colours are refreshing, vibrant and uplifting and would bring a little excitement to any home!

  • kasey zendler

    Be still my scandi heart
    these bowls are swoonworthy art!
    Mint green so sweet and fresh, its hot!
    theyd look uber funky on my benchtop!!!

  • Kristy Rebbeck

    The black and white are all beautiful. Very timeless and will go with my decor 🙂

  • You can’t go past the beautiful spearmint green and white bowls. ‘Who said the colour of love is red’ -Tiffany and Co

  • Natasha Mcardle

    Yellow ! Yellow is the sun .. Warmth on my back .. Yellow gives me goosebumps… Yellow is me ! And in my house

  • Mel Champion

    The blue and white bowls screamed out to me “I’m yours!” – they are so fresh and crisp! Which to me sums up Scandinavian Design

  • Carol Salisbury

    Light blue is calling my name. They will work with other bits I already have, so that people might, just might, think I’m working to a plan. In reality? Not so much.

  • Kim Ivey Stephens

    Love the light blue – it is fresh, yet restful, moody, yet serene. Thank you for sharing this, I shall very much enjoy browsing for more fabulous Scandi treasures.

  • lisa bristowe

    mint, i love mint. It would go beautifully with my kitchen aid

  • Vanessa Kind

    Oh my goodness! The gorgeous aqua & white bowl, would go perfect in my lounge room, with my brand new white fireplace (woodburner) from Norway. They would be a match made in heaven!

  • Sarah

    The beautiful fresh mint would look amazing with the blush, mint and oak tones in my scandi lounge room.

  • I totally adore the Yellow bowls , they break the monotony of the black granite slabs in my house and I would love to use them for serving food and no better tone t enhance fresh veggie food than these bowls! ADORE <3

  • Sarah

    Mint green for me. My eyes are instantly drawn to it and it just pops against the white

  • Nicole borzillo

    The mint and green are stunning, so fresh, perfect for a clean meal

  • vanessa sherwood

    Love them all, the mint and green would go perfectly in my new house! With my white walls, new wooden Scandinavian sideboard these would be the finishing touch as mint is my happy colour

  • suze

    i am loving the dark blue! could definitely see myself keeping cozy, cuddled up with a big serving of soup in it!

  • Danielle

    I luuurve the mint green with white. It would be a lovely colour addition to my dinner table.

  • Demelza

    Yellow or orange! Both such happy colours 🙂

  • Eugen

    awesome article Chris!
    Love the designs by Urbaani Homewares especially the bowls! it will go perfectly with mymelamine chopsticks


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