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BERGDALA GLASSWORKS

BERGDALA GLASSWORKS

During our recent visit to Sweden’s glass area we saw many small individual glassworks but there was one in particular that stood out. Bergdala Glassworks located in Hovmantorp near Lessebo, was built in 1889...

I’LL TUMBLR FOR YA

I’LL TUMBLR FOR YA

Oddity News has gone through quite a lot in it’s 10 month existence, one of the biggest changes was switching from Apple’s iWeb over to WordPress and the Thesis Theme which you can read...

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART THREE

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART THREE

During our visit to Sweden’s glass area which you can read more about here and here, we had the pleasure of watching two of Kosta Boda’s young designers create their works of art. Åsa...

YES MORE ICE CUBE TRAYS

YES MORE ICE CUBE TRAYS

So while we have been looking around lots of design stores and places we did add to the collection of ice cube trays. Not many, just 4 more. To go along with our AK47...

SPOTLIGHT: WALLY POWER

SPOTLIGHT: WALLY POWER

Todays spotlight is a dream. There are many extravagant things you could buy with a lotto win but you know when you’ve found something uber extravagant when many lotto wins wouldn’t even cover the price...

THE TROUBLE WITH PARTIES

THE TROUBLE WITH PARTIES

How many times have you been at a party and accidentily picked up the wrong drink? Maybe your driving and need to make sure you don’t get the alcoholic glass, well fear not we...

HOME SWEET IKEA

HOME SWEET IKEA

Most of you know my love of all things IKEA but I am now one of the truly lucky IKEA fans out there. Why is that you ask? We have been to the begining...

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART TWO

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART TWO

We debated for a while about how to present todays post to you all. You see the glass area was filled, overflowingly filled with so many beautiful designs that we’ve found it incredibly difficult...

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART ONE

KINGDOM OF CRYSTAL PART ONE

Along with their crisp simple design style, Swedes are also well known for their exquisite glass pieces. The primitive process still carries on today and we were lucky enough to head to the glass...

SNEAK PEEK

SNEAK PEEK

We’re back from an exciting and very inspiring 2 weeks in Sweden. We have so many posts to write, photos to show and sites to share and here’s a little sneak peek of what’s...