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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.

Living room

scandi living room

The Scandinavian aesthetic can be applied to many different spaces. Its love of simplicity, natural elements, and functionality is especially ideal for a living room. The key is to make your living space simple and stripped-back. This can be achieved by adding just the right amount of texture to keep things from becoming cold.



Coffee tables

Console tables

Side tables



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.


Home Accessories

scandi home accessories

Create a Nordic living space with Scandi home accessories. From cushions and rugs to mirrors and lighting, these Scandinavian accessories ensure your room looks stylish and sophisticated. Whether you’re looking to create a cozy and comfortable home or simply looking to create a minimalist interior, these home accessories will help.





Need more inspiration?

Shop Nordic-inspired furniture> Scandi shop

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

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