Cover House: May 2017

The new pretty: Swedish style

 

The cover star of the May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ issue epitomises ELLE Decoration’s big Spring trend prediction: modern pastels. Think sorbet shades done in a smart new way that’s chic and sophisticated.

 

The May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ edition of ELLE Decoration. News stand cover on left; subscriber only cover on right.

 

And this house is the Stockholm home of designer Amelia Widell who has skilfully layered these subtle hues against a simple backdrop to create a modern interior with a soft, Scandinavian aesthetic.

 

The living room as seen from the hallway, which is painted in an eye-catching Scandinavian blue May 2017 issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

The living room as seen from the hallway, which is painted in an eye-catching Scandinavian blue. First featured in the May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

The sofa injects an accent of pink into the scheme. The sideboard behind the sofa is topped with framed paintings, drawings and photographs alongside treasured objects. May 2017 issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

The sofa injects an accent of pink into the scheme. The sideboard behind the sofa is topped with framed paintings, drawings and photographs alongside treasured objects. First featured in the May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

A vintage sideboard is used to store shoes in the hallway. May 2017 issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

A vintage sideboard is used to store shoes in the hallway. First featured in the May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

‘I’ve added an elaborately tiled floor to bring a shock to the kitchen scheme,’ the homeowner says. The table is Ikea and the chairs are Thonet. First featured in the May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

‘I’ve painted my bedroom in Farrow & Ball’s “Stone Blue” and added accents of velvet,’ the homeowner says.
First featured in the May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ issue: Photos: Sasa Antic/ House of Pictures

 

For the full house tour see ELLE Decoration May 2017!

 

The May 2017 ‘New Pretty’ edition of ELLE Decoration. News stand cover on left; subscriber only cover on right.

 

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