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Scandinavian style

01 August 14 Author:Michelle Gaffaney

Scandinavian style has long been celebrated for its bright patterns, fresh look and ability to be minimal and welcoming at the same time. We look at some of the best designs for your home.

Patterns to dye for

Do you ever get that feeling that a pattern is so good, you just want to dive into it? It’s something about the saturation of colour, wavy lines and cute curves – certain fabrics make you go weak at the knees. The patterns over at Finnish label Marimekko always make us feel this way. See if you can resist these patterns, we dare you!

Gorgeous simplicity

Online store Hus & Hem always has something to tempt the eye – whether it’s lighting, home furnishings or just some knock-out crockery you’re after. The gorgeous simplicity of Scandianian style is clear to see. For example, this Vita Conia lamp, inspired by a pine cone, is plain but impressive and would suit almost any home.

Quality materials, built to last

The great thing about Scandinavian products is that they tend to be built from quality materials to give them durability. Wood, wool, ceramic and glass make for really great investment pieces that are environmentally friendly as well as beautiful. Take these colourful wool rugs from Gudrun Sjoden, for example. They are hand woven and embroidered and would make great heirloom pieces.

Who is your favourite?

Who is your favourite Scandinavian designer? We’d love to help you bring some Nordic charm to your home. Just get in touch to discuss how we can help! In the meantime, check out these 10 top tips from Freshome for creating an amazing Scandinavian interior.

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Michelle Gaffaney
Michelle Gaffaney - Architectural Director
With a wealth of experience working on a range of projects, Michelle Gaffaney has a passion for design and strong relationships with her clients. Connect with Michelle on LinkedIn