Close up picture of the Interior Hoch 2 special edition Stand-up Candle Holder by ZWEI Design on the Vitra Metal Side Table next to the Thonet 209 Bent wood chair. By ZWEI Design.

Light wood, ceramic and foraged flower arrangements

This blog post is dedicated to a brief history of time. Looking back on how my love for foraged flowers, an 30-Year-old Thonet 209 chair and 6 Years of marriage all came together at one point. Michal and I celebrated our 6 year anniversary on September the 8th. Celebrating our anniversary is something Michael and I have not been the best at. Our last 5 Anniversaries where, how can I put this…. somewhat “non-existing.” …

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An easy way to add some color to your spring decor 2018

How do you add color to your home? For a while now Michael and I have made the decision to reduce the more colorful pieces of furniture within our home.  Instead, we have been adding colors trough decor. Michael and I are enjoying to use colored objects to create moments of personality and interest. Objects that will fit a certain style, trend or the season we are in. This way we have...

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ZWEI Design Living Room B-A-L Table

ZWEI Home Collection | The B-A-L Table

The Break-A-Leg Occasional Table The break a leg (or B-A-L for short) Table is one of the most expressive designs in the ZWEI Home Collection. While searching for a suitable side table on which we could place our AC Globe Lamp, Michael and I decided, to design a table that reflected the shape and material language of their table lamp.     The Design We used the same 8 cm diameter found in the wooden base...

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“without roughness, there would be no elegance” Interview with Parkerworks Part 2

A woman that can do the work. This is the second part of the interview I had with founder and designer Elisabeth Parker. In my previous post, Elisabeth gave us an inside into her personal design and work life, her sources of inspiration and how she would define her design style. "Without roughness, there would be no elegance, and elegance defines roughness, essentially." This quote by Elisabeth beautifully describes her work and motivation to...

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minimal magazine holder diy 2 interior styling by ZWEI Design

Minimal magazine holder DIY

Magazine holder DIY KINFOLK, CEREAL, MY RESIDENCE all the stunning editorial design magazine have started a real Magazine displaying trend. I'm guilty of buying magazines for their covers as well. Gladly, with most of these design magazines, the content matches the beauty of the exterior. Displaying magazines has become a part of interior stylings like using candles, pillows or pictures. This trend led me to think about a fun and easy way...

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After a week at our ZWEI Design pop-up studio

It already has been a week at our ZWEI Design pop-up studio! I still can't believe we made it! We are in our ZWEI Design pop-up studio and are loving it!     Michael and I officially started ZWEI Design in March this year! The past year has been a constant effort of building up a company. Ensuring we obey all German regulations and laws, getting our name out there into the design world, finding...

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AC Globe lamp white and chrome by ZWEI Design

Interior design trend | rough minimalism

The minimalist movement Clean minimal lines, free surfaces, lots of white space and high contrast. Those are all attributes we associate with modern minimalism. I get drawn to a more natural and monochrome color palette, simple shapes and a clutter-free space.   Where nature meets minimalism The blend between organic shapes, combined with a more natural color scheme has definitely influenced the minimal movement. In my opinion, this development is based on a growing love...

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