A little history and background
Serious interior designers swear by it. Proud home owners rave about it. And fashion magazines can’t stop talking about it. In a short span of 70 years, Scandinavia Interior design has made everyone sit up and take notice.
While Scandinavia is an area north of Europe, the origin of Scandinavian design can be traced back to the mostly Nordic countries like Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.
Scandinavian Interior Design
To the untrained eyes, Scandinavian Interior Design is both easy to spot and miss at the same time. And understandably so. Perhaps it’s the clean lines. Some attribute it to the generous white spaces. Or it must be the subtlety of the earthly tones, as some would argue.
Never flamboyant. Rarely bold. And absolutely not pretentious. It’s all about making a statement with a subdued maturity.
However you choose to define it, Scandinavian interior design is certainly in a genre of its own. Mostly minimalistic-looking, the form-meets-function philosophy behind the creations are cleverly merged to flirt with the senses.
Rising Popularity in Singapore
Experienced interior designers with a keen design sense get the interpretation right. Then there are of course no lack of those who embarrassingly flop - which when you think about it, imitation is actually the most sincere form of a compliment.
Increasingly making its presence into malls, cafes and homes; the distinctive soul of Scandinavian Interior Design is making its presence felt around the world, taking this genre of design to places it has never been, or even previously imagined possible.
The Next Chapter of Scandinavian Interior Design
In recent years, the influence, appreciation and acceptance of Scandinavian interior design has grown tremendously - with master designers in the field like Finn Juhl, Borge Bogensen, Hans Wegner, Arne Jacobsen and others – as they stretch the limits of design interpretation and taking it to a whole new level, without them ever losing the original charm that has enamoured millions for close to 7 decades.
Reference: Scandinavian Design Trends