Swedish Design Brand – House of Rym

Browsing twitter recently, I came across the beautiful Swedish brand House of Rym.  A wonderful collaboration between Tunisian traditional craftsmanship and upcoming Scandinavian designers. I’ve always had a bit of an obsession with Swedish design and a real love for Tunisia so I was really interested to read more about the brand.

HOUSE OF RYM WAS BUILT ON A LOVE AFFAIR. BETWEEN CONTEMPORARY DESIGN AND ANCIENT HANDCRAFT. BETWEEN SWEDEN AND TUNISIA. BETWEEN INTRIGUING AESTHETICS AND SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS.

Founders Rym Tounsi & Zied Youseff

 

Offering a feast for the eyes for all the rooms of your home including beautifully designed items for children, House of Rym  is pure delight.  I particularly love the colours (I know, me, Mrs White) and the patterns.  I know I probably shouldn’t say this but, I’m reminded of the Moomins.

 

The vast selection of colourful Foutas (Hammam towels) were the starting point for the collaboration of Swedish designers Anna Backlund and Elisabeth Dunker with House of Rym.  The designers were approached separately by the founders of the company with an offer to design.  This lead to a trip to Tunisia and a chance conversation about their interest in working with porcelain and before they knew it, they were standing in the middle of a porcelain plant in the middle of the desert planning a whole collection, not just towels !

 

Sadly there is only one store at the moment in the UK but the website is full of must have treasure, much of it on sale!  Well, it would be rude not to …..

All images House of Rym

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12 Comments

  1. natashadenness
    May 25, 2018 / 1:11 pm

    I love House of Rym, so many beautiful designs. I have their blanket and mugs and they are such a joy to use. I hope you have a gorgeous bank holiday weekend! x

    • May 25, 2018 / 3:48 pm

      Its my birthday next week so hoping I might get an item or two from the family. Hope you have a wonderful bank holiday weekend too x

  2. May 25, 2018 / 1:53 pm

    I’ve got quite a lot of pieces from House of Rym. So pretty .

    • May 25, 2018 / 3:49 pm

      I can imagine they would be right up your street Geraldine. Such a gorgeous brand, can’t believe I had never come across them before x

  3. May 25, 2018 / 4:10 pm

    Never heard of these before but I am sat here swooning!! Thanks so much for sharing x

    • May 26, 2018 / 10:43 am

      No I was surprised I had never come across them before either Sus x

  4. May 25, 2018 / 5:36 pm

    Such lovely clean designs. Particularly like those four leaf clover bowls. Such a good find. x

    • May 26, 2018 / 10:44 am

      So much on the website I am lusting after. I already have a huge collection of Hammam towels, but these make me want MORE ! X

  5. May 26, 2018 / 8:50 am

    Such cute designs – they remind me of Moomins too! Lovely discovery xxx

  6. May 26, 2018 / 1:39 pm

    What a lovely brand. I’d never come across them before but I really like their designs. Those bowls and cups in the last image are just wonderful. Thanks for the intro Karen.

    • May 26, 2018 / 3:33 pm

      I was surprised to find them too Stacey, I usually know about most Swedish brands. Twitter is still good for something ; ) x

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