hygge and lagom - scandinavian words to live by
Hygge (pronounced HUE-gah) is the Danish ritual of enjoying life's simple pleasures. Friends. Family. Graciousness.
Lagom (pronounced la:gom) is a Swedish word meaning 'just the right amount' or 'not too much, not too little'.
Words to live by in design? Why not? While Hygge was the hot word of late 2016, Lagom is starting to take centre stage in early 2017. Both are similar in that it's all about living simply, beautifully and with not too much. Naturally, I love these concepts, and here are some great examples of what it feels like to live with these simple words of wisdom.