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Create a Warm and Comforting Living Space With Scandinavian Design

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Creating the perfect home with Scandinavian design

Modern day furniture owes so much to Scandinavian design. The beauty of Scandinavian design, at its core, is simplistic minimalism – elegant but understated lines and forms that define purpose and function.

The reason why the Scandinavian aesthetic is globally loved is that the style combines a comfortable warmth with minimalism — uniting them in a way that is functional, unfussy, and timeless. Originating in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Denmark, the Nordic style has become a very popular style in today’s homes. The soft colors of the furniture will calm and create warmth in your interior.

With the wonderful versatility of the Nordic style, you may be wondering where to begin your shopping. Well, to get you started, we’ve rounded up some of the best Scandinavian furniture that will fit perfectly into your home and give your space the warmth it deserves.

Tips to Achieve a Stunning Scandinavian Interior Design

Scandinavian design really supports the hygge state of mind. Hygge is a Danish concept of creating joy and coziness in life’s everyday moments. There are many ways to embrace hygge in your own space, but it all comes down to creating an inviting, warm, and restful environment in your home. Below are some tips to help you set up the perfect Scandinavian interior.

  1. Decorate with simple home accessories
  2. Lighting is key in Scandinavian design so opt for lighting that gives your space a cozy welcoming feeling.
  3. When selecting furniture for a Scandinavian interior, those with mid-century modern design are the way to go.
  4. It is essential to have living elements of color and beauty in the Scandinavian design, so bring in some plants or flowers.
  5. Neutral colours create a clean and calming look. So think colours such as white, grey, black, and brown when setting up a Nordic-inspired interior.
  6. One of the principal features of Scandinavian interior design is to make sure your space is clutter-free. Unnecessary clutter should, therefore, be avoided and storage spaces must be smartly arranged.
  7. Scandinavian style does not encourage covering your windows. But if you must cover your window then opt for window treatments with light fabrics like linen and sheer.


scandi bedroom

Scandinavian style is the perfect look for a bedroom, especially a more compact room, where the clean aesthetic encourages you to keep things simple and uncluttered. Scandinavian furniture makes a bedroom feel lighter, warmer and larger. Choose usefully multifunctional Nordic pieces to help add more functionality and warmth to your bedroom.


Bedside tables


Chest of Drawers

Dressing tables

Kitchen and Dining

scandi kitchen

A dining room is the crown jewel of a home. It is where family and friends gather to enjoy a well-prepared meal while they discuss important matters of the day; so it needs to show warmth and comfortability. Nothing speaks warmth and comfortability better than Scandinavian furniture.

Dining tables

Dining chairs

Dining table sets

Home office

scandi home office

Scandinavian decor consists of a minimalistic space that is clean, organised, but also warm and inviting, making it the perfect decor trend to implement when setting up your home office. Opt for Nordic-inspired home office furniture that are simple, functional and helps create a calm and fresh atmosphere, making your work far more efficient.


Children’s room

scandi children room

When it comes to children’s rooms, it’s hard to beat the elegant simplicity of ​Scandinavian design. Bright, simple, and thoroughly modern, the Nordic aesthetic values both form and function, creating kid-friendly spaces that are as practical as they are beautiful.

Thinking of a Nordic-inspired nursery or children’s room for your little one? Get the look you love with these Scandi inspired furniture.

Children’s beds

Tables and Chairs

Chest of drawers

Need more inspiration?

Shop Nordic-inspired furniture> Scandi shop

Check out more Nordic-inspired styles > MADE.COM Nordic Designs

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