Hello readers! Today I want to talk about my newest find, which I am obsessing about. Scandi inspired kitchen appliances. Recently, I have purchased a new kettle of a Nordic collection from the British company Swan, and I can’t be happier. The design is wonderful, the function is as it should be and my morning coffee is still hot! Now, let’s have a closer look at the Nordic collection and the company itself.
First of all, let’s refresh our knowledge about what Scandi style is. A special and unique characteristic of a Scandinavian interior design is simplicity and functionality. Every part of the interior has to have a purpose and be there for a reason. The items have a warm and comfortable feeling. Scandinavian winters are cold, so the design is all about having light and keeping a warm and cosy feeling at home. Decor items that match the Scandinavian interior design have natural elements (stones, wood, pines etc).
When I was looking for a new kettle, I wanted it to combine a few things, that are important to me: sleek design, calming colour, natural elements and, of course, functionality. I stumbled upon this company, called Swan, and I got obsessed with their products. My attention got to their Nordic collection, Scandi inspired kitchen appliances.
The “Swan Brand” name was registered by Bulpitt & Sons Ltd, a brass founders, in the early part of the 20th century and was primarily used for their domestic range of polished aluminium products like frying pans, kettles, tea sets and jelly moulds. In the 1920s, Bulpitt moved into electrical appliances including kettles, irons, heaters and steamers.
In 1933, Swan was the first to develop an electric heating element that could be immersed in water. This led to the Swan kettle range that could boil up to six pints of water in just over 9 minutes, which was a big deal back then. Nowadays, it takes up to 2 minutes for a Swan kettle to boil.
A recognisably Scandi inspired collection, the Nordic range utilises the soft wooden textures and neutral colours of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland to truly transport the taste of Scandinavia to your home.
The cordless kettle body and wood effect handle creates a sense of functional but stylish simplicity. It can boil 1.7L of water and has 3000W of power. A blue switch with an LED indicator shows if the kettle is on or off.
The 20L microwave is available in four colour tones, and all feature a wood effect pull handle and a minimalist, modern design. 800W of power combined with six power levels, including a handy defrost setting, ensures convenience and ease of use.
Compact and available in two neutral tones and 6 power settings, the toaster is equipped with a click-to-pre-open removable crumb tray, you can keep cleaning to a minimum.
These mugs come in all the beautiful neutral Nordic colours. Perfect for any kitchen, family home, office, or workplace.
Ideal for family meals or dining with friends, this Nordic-inspired cutlery set consists of 4 knives, 4 forks, 4 teaspoons and 4 tablespoons.
This Swan Nordic 5-piece knife set with block includes everything you need to whip up some delicious culinary creations.
This dish rack can hold plates, cups, bowls, glasses, and mugs and even has a removable basket for holding cutlery whilst it dries.
Both secure and sophisticated, storage canisters are made from durable carbon steel, topped with an airtight bamboo lid to keep your coffee, sugar, tea and other perishables fresh for longer. The oval bread bin is made from durable carbon steel and is designed to keep your loaves, cakes and pastries fresher for longer.
But there is more. Have a look at this and other collections from Swan Brand and refresh your kitchen with the new stunning appliances.
All photos by Swan Brand