Simply fresh is how I describe Scandinavian interior design. Scandinavian design was born out of need, but has evolved into a sophisticated, useful design strategy. Five countries are responsible for its development: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. The cold weather, the aftermath of WWII and modernism scaffolded the method.
Impressive Interior Design explains, Life in the region was primarily responsible for shaping Scandinavian design. Long, harsh winters with very few hours of daylight kept people indoors for many months. Besides, most people lived in small houses. So it was imperative to make homes feel cozy yet airy, with every object in it reflecting as much ambient light as possible.
It’s a simple approach to design that prioritizes function and affordability, while maintaining an ambiance of artistry and arrangement.
Thanks to Houzz.com for providing the incredible photos and links to talented professional designers.
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