Hygge at Home:  Layer on the hygge

Hygge at Home: Layer on the hygge

So you have a fresh, clean room that’s successfully furnished according to your needs. It might look and feel a bit stark and sterile—time for some hygge to soften its edges! To create comfort and warmth in the room, very thoughtfully add life, color, and texture to...
The Hygge Home: Start with  fresh foundation

The Hygge Home: Start with fresh foundation

In an effort to bring hygge to a room, many people mistakenly just pile on the throw pillows and blankets, plants and candles galore. But hygge requires a thoughtful, pared-down approach to begin with. To bring hygge to a room, start with a clean slate. Decide what...
What is Hygge—and how on earth do you pronounce it?

What is Hygge—and how on earth do you pronounce it?

“Hew-guh” (yes, that’s really how you pronounce hygge) is both a lifestyle and design trend. It eludes a strict definition, but at the core it means well-being, and it’s closely linked with an appreciation of things that are living and real, warming and humanizing....