On entering Union Street's Pappa Sven it's the simplistic graphics, precisely placed bold colours and exquisite fabrics of this stunning
homewares store that catches the eye.
Located on the corner of Bull and Union St in Cooks Hill, Pappa Sven is a collection of Scandinavian homewares that have been carefully pieced together
by Libby Helinski.
After a 12 month hiatus in the northern town of Skelleftea, Sweden, Libby instantly fell in love with Scandinavian design and lifestyle. Combining this
new found love with a need to return to her first love, of natural fibres and fabrics, Libby decided to bring just a few of her favourite pieces home with
Going against all the advice, Libby has decided to stock only pieces that she loves and would have in her own home. 'There are a lot of look-a-like Scandy
homeware products out there at the moment, I wanted to bring to Newcastle a really authentic Scandinavian homewares shopping experience,' Libby explained.
Products such as the exquisitely hand-crafted Vastergarden ceramics, the simplistic yet stunning range of Ylva Skarp's prints and the very cutesy Oyoy
Designs. The collection also extends to skincare products from L:A Bruket, Silkeborg throws and of course no Scando store would be complete without a dash
of Marimekko and a lush covering of reindeer hides.
Libby's collection is truly beautiful and makes for a pleasurable shopping experience, but if you prefer to do all your shopping online then Libby's made
it easy for your with her online shop