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.
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]
“Make information beautiful” is my favorite infographic design tool’s slogan. Piktochart’s phrase really conveys the core purpose of the infographic. In addition to summarizing information beautifully, the infographic is a place to insert subtle but important messages about the writing process. Small but highly supportive messages can be integrated throughout the informative image. Similar to […]