ett hem hotel stockholm library and dining room

ett hem hotel stockholm arrival lobby

ett hem hotel stockholm living room

Ett Hem Hotel Stockholm living room

Ett Hem Hotel lounge room

dining room


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It’s no secret that, along with thousands of other designers and design aficionados, I have a huge crush on the brains and the talents of . Be that as it may, I’ve actually never blogged about any projects by this revered British designer, considered to be of the pioneers of “human centric” design. This is such a huge oversight, so today I’ve set out to right this wrong.


ett hem hotel bedroom

hotel bedroom

hotel suite

hotel room details

hotel room details

ett hem hotel bathroom with bath carved from single slab of marble

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I first became aware of Ett Hem hotel in Stockholm , however it wasn’t until  that I was compelled to post my own little tribute to this wonderful interior.  (“a home” in Swedish) is a 12 room boutique hotel situated in a former diplomat’s townhouse dating back to 1910. The original building was designed by architect Fredrik Dahlberg, and it was lovingly refurbished last year, ensuring the sprit of the original house was preserved, while crafting a contemporary hotel that feels like a home.


ett hem hotel stockholm

hotel bedroom

ett hem hotel stockholm courtyard and living room

ett hem courtyard

ett hem hotel exterior

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“The guest house is designed to be a home of comfortable, simple luxury. A house with open fires, a well-stocked library, a welcoming courtyard, modern yet resonating with the spirit of its past.” – Studio Ilse

ett hem hotel stockholm lobby and living room

ett hem hotel stockholm living spaces

hotel stair and dining room

living room details

ett hem hotel stockholm dining room and library

Photography by Uxío Da Vila for .


 was born out of a successful collaboration based on respect and trust between the owner, Jeanette Mix, Stockholm architect  – responsible for the extensive refurbishment, and  – in charge of brand identity and interior concept.

The result is nothing short of spectacular. Everywhere I look in these images, my senses are instantly saturated in beauty and style. It is clear this hotel is all about the highest levels of luxury and design pedigree, but at the same time it feels utterly unpretentious, comfortable and inclusive. Just like “a home” should.


ett hem hotel room

hotel room details

hotel room details

ett hem hotel stockholm

hotel room details

hotel bathroom

courtyard and living areas

Photography by Uxío Da Vila for .


If you are like me and simply cannot get enough of this exquisite hotel, you can check out the below  for an interview with Crawford and more beautiful imagery.



 | Sköldungagatan 2 | 114 27 Stockholm, Sweden |

[Photography by  for Ett Hem, and Uxío Da Vila for .]

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Dana Tomić Hughes
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Dana is an award-winning interior designer living in Sydney, Australia. With an unhealthy passion for design, Dana commits to an abnormal amount of daily design research. Regular travel and attendance at premier design events, enables Dana to stay at the forefront of the design world globally. While she is super serious about design, Dana never takes herself - nor design - too seriously. Together with her life and business partner, Dana is Boss Lady at Studio Yellowtrace, specialising in Design Strategy, Creative Direction and Special Projects. The studio takes a highly conceptual and holistic approach to translating brands & ideas into places & experiences.

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    Oh my lord. I just checked the availability on this hotel for the next few weeks, despite being unable to travel, being 8.5 months pregnant. That is the power of Studio Ilse.

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    Great post. Definitely going to check this place out when I go to Europe next. Maybe I should consider making a stop at Stockholm just for an experience here.


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