Here at Designrulz we know that our readers love Nordic interior design. Renowned for their simplicity, utility, and beauty, Scandinavian homes have a pure, pared backed style that is centred around warm functionality, clean lines, flawless craftsmanship and understated elegance.
The style of Scandinavian interior design has swept the world over with a distinct look hailed in our favorite design magazines and blogs. With a focus on simplicity, minimalism and functionality, this design movement which emerged in the 1950s has added an appreciation for craftsmanship and understated elegance in homes. One of the best things about Scandinavian design is that almost anyone can integrate some of these classic looks within their own homes. We’re sure you’ll find inspiration to suit your own signature style.
What is Scandinavian design style or Nordic interior design ?
Scandinavian influence has flourished in every element of design ranging from visual art and typography to architecture, of course, furniture and home decor. This post features some amazing interiors that demonstrate the range and versatility of Scandinavian interiors – some offer the classic white and wood familiar from the Ikea magazines, while others tackle the broader definition of Nordic decor with bright colorful motifs.
Playing with textures in your decorating can be just as interesting as playing with color. In this Swedish apartment spotted on Nordic Design, the colors are muted, but rich textures — from the lamp, the pouf, the rug, the textiles on the couch and on the bed — keep things interesting.