As the cultural, political and economic center of Sweden, Stockholm is a bustling, ever-changing city. The city’s nearly 1 million residents call their home “beauty on water,” as the capital sprawls across 14 islands. The area has been settled since the Stone Age and was founded as a city in 1252 by a Swedish statesman. Stockholm’s metropolitan area is one of the fast-growing regions of Europe, with a flourishing population expected to hit 2.5 million by 2024. Bring a Swedish feel to your abode with these three home décor items, inspired by the historic Nordic culture.