scandinavian interior design

Introducing Scandinavian Interior Design

Get the aesthetic feels of Scandinavian design

Most people are familiar with the unique look of Scandinavian interior design and furniture, with its clean lines, modern texture and utilitarian design. First introduced to the wider world in the 1950s, the style that features neutral tones and quality craftsmanship has garnered huge support among homeowners, design gurus and lovers of comfortable simplicity and beauty.

But what exactly is it that makes this style so special? How does it — almost magically — give a room that added lift and sense of style? We look into the reasons why it this design looks so good in the home and — in doing so — show how it could end up being your choice for your upcoming renovation or room makeover

While known for its practicality and utility, the finest of Scandinavian furniture is famous the world over for its exquisite quality of workmanship. Part of the modernist movement following the Second World War, it is famous for its minimalist, yet comfortable, approach to design.

 

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Freshening up your rooms

The style has the effect of freshening up any room. The use of light is important in any setting and the light wood tones and clean look give the room a lift. Combine this with improved lighting for a revitalised feel which will make the room seem brighter and more airy.

Practicality of Scandinavian design

The Scandinavian design movement has its roots in the egalitarian democracy famously practiced by countries such as Sweden, Norway and Denmark. This form of living is reflected in the furniture’s utility and simplicity. The affordable chairs, lounges, tables, stools and other items are designed to make quality, comfortable furniture accessible to everyone as well as being suitable for any setting or room.

Scandinavian furniture and its beauty

There’s no doubt the fresh, clean look of Scandinavian furniture has its own unique beauty. Usually made with good quality timber, the classic style is reminiscent of a timeless, and tasteful elegance. The gentle lines give an impression of unmatched grace and Nordic style.

Versatility and easy to blend with other furniture

The egalitarian principles that underpin this design also ensure that it is practical and can be used in a variety of settings. The style’s reliability and functionality means they will complement other decor styles and are therefore suited to blend in with your other furniture. This style has a stripped-back look that really opens up the house and gives it a sense of space. You may wish to go for the full look however even — if you are on a budget — even a few carefully-positioned pieces of furniture will give smaller rooms a new, brighter look.

Less expensive with Scandinavian style

Introducing a Scandinavian style to your home may work out to be cheaper than buying other styles of furniture. Careful selection means you will achieve this without compromising on quality. This will make all the difference for your renovation if you are on a strict budget. By shopping around, either at department stores or online, you may find excellent deals on a range of furniture in this style that suit your needs.


comparethetradie - scandinavian interior design So after weighing up the options, perhaps you’ve fallen in love with the idea of a Scandinavian style for your next renovation? How then do you go about creating such a look in your home? While IKEA is the first that comes to mind when you think of this design style, there are in fact many companies that export Scandinavian design furniture and fittings around the world. Check through their websites to see what is available and whether or not it would suit your home and budget. Also seek out inspiration from websites or people’s own photos on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

Start small if you are watching the amount of money you’re spending. Choose one room and draw up some ideas on how you can transform it using this furniture style. Its versatility will allow you to incorporate it with other styles of furniture. Don’t forget the kitchen! There are many ways to give your kitchen a lift with Scandinavian-themed stools, benchtops and shelving. Check for kitchen renovation ideas online, or on social media. Using Scandinavian furniture as the basis for your interior design will give your home that added and special lift.

Whether you do the work yourself, or if you call in the professionals, using the clean lines of Scandinavian furniture will add that essence of style and utility.

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13th February 2017

 

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Chief copy writer Rich Bowden

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