Entries by Mike Helander

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Två Dagar meets reCreate Design Co.

It’s always fun to see yourself through the lens of another… this time it was through journalist Johan Brink who writes for the Göteborgs-Posten weekend newspaper supplement Två Dagar. Thanks, Johan! We try to send good things out into the world, and it’s nice to be noticed. The article is in Swedish… but if you […]

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Redesignade Tekanne Lampor

Är du som oss, så blir du lätt trött på att se samma gamla lampor i kontorsinredningar. Suck. Bara därför att det är en arbetsplats innebär inte att den måste vara tråkig! Tvärtom så borde den vara det motsatta – en inspirerande miljö som ökar produktiviteten, kreativiteten och möjliggör beslutsfattande. Vi vill skapa en ‘aha’ […]

Why Our Swedish Easter Looks Like Halloween

Easter like Halloween? Whaaaat? Here in Sweden our kids dress up as Easter witches – that’s right, I said witches – and go door to door with a basket and a handful of drawings to exchange for candy. Sound familiar? There’s a fun little expanation in this Time Magazine article – Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know […]

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What’s In My Bag?

We constantly laugh at ourselves when we realize the strange things we carry around in our bags. Today..was one of those days. (Svensk översättning längst ned) Admittedly, Mike’s purse is more like a satchel. But it’s a sure-fire workhorse, gettin’ the job done day after day. Have a look at today’s load. This is real […]

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Take Me To Church

Cue music… Hozier’s “Take Me to Church” keeps playing in my head as I flip through the photos of this glorious repurposed church – turned – home. (Svensk översättning längst ned) Sometimes it’s not the repurposed designs we put into a space. Sometimes it’s the space itself that is repurposed. Sit back and let your fantasy […]

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Doorknob Hooks with a Toot

It’s cute. It’s clever. Two ingredients for a fab repurposed project to melt our hearts. These generic doorknobs typically allow lots of keys to insert and your guests will have a fun trying to match up their own keys to hang while they lounge at your place. What’s even better is the easy-to-understand step-by-step tutorial […]