Magnus Englund

Magnus Englund, who wrote the text, is a co-founder of Skandium, a group of stores selling modern Scandinavian furniture and homeware. Born in Sweden, Magnus used to live in Stockholm, where he owned a men’s fashion store. Since opening the first Skandium store in London in 1999, he has played an instrumental role in creating a renewed international interest in Scandinavian design. Magnus is now a director of the Isokon Gallery Trust in London, while working on several new books.

Books by this Author

In Scandinavian Modern, Magnus Englund and Christina Schmidt of design store Skandium trace the development of the Scandinavian style, introduce key designers and take a look at some of the most stylish homes in Scandinavia.

The first section, Elements, takes a lively look at Scandinavian designers and design in the context of materials: wood, glass, textiles, ceramics, and so on. The second section, Living, offers an in-depth visual survey of 12 outstanding homes in...

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