Karin Laserow

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Karin Mailis Laserow (born 19 February 1950) is a Swedish antiques dealer and TV-personality.[1][2] She is an expert in the television show Bytt är bytt which is broadcast on TV4. She is a member of the Swedish art and antiques dealers association.[3] She runs the antiques company Laserow Antik in Sweden and New York City.[3] She is married to physio therapist Kaj Laserow.[4] They have been living in Brandstad ( a rural area) for about 9 years.[5]

Laserow received attention when, in the first episode of Bytt är bytt, she almost broke a cello worth 500.000 (SEK).[6][7] Karin Laserow is a dealer in high end Swedish antiques as well as interior designers specializing in residential design with offices in both Sweden and New York. She sais that never was satisfied with minimalism style. Laserow's design services ranges from interior furnishings to complete renovations dealing with interior architecture, space planning, and site coordination. [8]
Karin Laserow has been working with antique more than 30 years, and her interest in the theme grows more and more, although at the beginning she chose another profession. Karin worked as a nurse, but then changed her mind and decided to deal with antique.[5] Karin says:

"I like Baroque style, and I like Baroque music in the background, which creates a domestic life and atmosphere. Baroque is also a part of Sweden furniture design"

Karin issued a book "Swedish Antiques", which was published by Skyhorse Publishing in 2013.[10]


  • Karin Mailis Laserow (2013). Swedish Antiques. Skyhorse Publishing

ISBN 9781620874851


  1. ^ "Karin Mailis Laserow". Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  2. ^ "Karin Laserow säker antikexpert i Bytt är Bytt - Bytt är bytt - tv4.se". tv4.se. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Sveriges Konst-och Antikhandlareförening : Art and Antiques: Laserow Antik - Dealer Details". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Han visar vägen från smärtan Sydsvenskan Retrieved 7 November
  5. ^ a b "Karin Laserow visar upp sitt skånska hus" Retrieved on 10 Jan 2018
  6. ^ "Här slår Karin Laserow nästan sönder den värdefulla cellon i Bytt är bytt". Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  7. ^ Sveriges Radio. "Antikexpert i ny tv-satsning". Retrieved 7 November 2015. 
  8. ^ "Laserow Antiques & Interior Design" Retrieved on 10 Jan 2018
  9. ^ "Karin Laserow visar upp sitt skånska hus". Retrieved January 10, 2018. 
  10. ^ "Swedish Antiques" Retrieved on 10 Jan 2018