Scandinavian Design – The Latest Furniture & Home Design Trends

Love Scandinavian plan yet not certain how to get the look? RoomSketcher made a beeline for one of Scandinavia’s most up to date and most smoking plan and furniture fairs – NorthModern in Copenhagen, Denmark this end of the week to get the scoop on the most recent Scandinavian furniture, lighting and home extras.

We met with architects, makers and merchants, went to the dispatch of fabulous new items and took in talks by Scandinavian home outline and pattern visionaries. Here is our selective give an account of the patterns and how you can get the cutting edge Scandinavian look!

“The New Luxury” is characterized by having room schedule-wise to unwind and detox from our occupied and quick paced lives. Nothing motivates this inclination more than the enticing solace and straightforward style of Scandinavian plan.

Scandinavian Design Trends


“Blue is the New Black” – We saw it returning the Fall and it was apparent in full-compel at the show. I cherish the Scandinavian interpretation of it! There were woven textures and covers in delicate shades of light blue in mix with regular indigo and ivory. There was likewise a great deal of light pink and pale rose shades also. Both are extraordinary compliments and join delightfully with the Scandinavian dim, dark and white stylish.

New Modern Color Trends from Northmodern Catalog 2015Lisbet Friis Designtæpper from Fabula-Living, Chair from Muuto, Table from Ferm Living, Glass Vase from Ro Collection, metal bowl from H. Skjalm P. Picture by Michael Rygaard.


Quality, softness and common materials are altogether signs of Scandinavian plan. The most recent furniture propelled at the show proceeds with this convention. Regardless of whether hand-made or techno-made scrupulousness, complete, and delightful materials were all over the place.

This was best exemplified by two new present day adaptations of mid-century seats:

1. Architect Simon Legald new “Frame” seat for Normann Copenhagen takes the great “shell” seat to the following level, with consistent joinery and a sculptural welcoming shape roused by flamingos. Move over Swan seat there’s another feathered creature around the local area!

Shape Chair Normann CopenhagenImage by means of Normann Copenhagen

2. The “Viggo” eating and parlor seat by forthcoming architects Karina Mencke and Marcus Vagnby of ShapingYourDay, is a mindful and sharp advancement of the bowed plywood seat.

Viggo Chair by ShapingYourDayImage by means of Dazeen

Both seat plans utilize the materials and joinery to extraordinary impact to accomplish new levels of solace and adjustable choices.


This is the time of “Stripped Bulb” in table lights, pendant lights, crystal fixtures… the radiant light is having a renaissance and being raised from utilitarian question a work of art.

There were wonderful new cases of LED lights also. Particularly extraordinary for use over feasting tables to wipe out problem areas and glare.

Scandinavian Lighting Design Trends at NorthModern 2015Franklin Chandelier by Soren Rose Studio From Menu A/S, Ball Lamps by Nordvink and 013 Lamp from H.Skjalm P. Pictures by means of Menu, Applicata and H. Skjalm P.

Paint and Wallcovering

The Scandinavians give the English a keep running for their cash with regards to delivering delightful backdrops. Three key backdrop patterns were apparent at the show-Photorealistic screen printing, 3D surfaces and matte completions. Matte completions will be huge in 2015 – search for it in divider paint too. Uber-matte paints are less intelligent, they mellow a room’s lighting and shows up and feel like Wedgewood porcelain.

Scandinavian Design Wallpaper Trends at NorthModern 2015Horizontal Boards Wallpaper from TapetForum, Nordic Antique Wallpaper by Zilmers and Graphic Wallpaper from TapetForum. Pictures through TapetForum, Zilmers and TapetForum.


You’ll see the 3D surface pattern in rugs too with innovative raised examples and blends of various cut statures. Dim ill humored covers in profound gem tones of emerald, dim blue and dark with roshuk-like examples and surfaces. Inverse this, you’ll see Kilims in regular neutrals hues like ivory, dark and charcoal rather than the standard reds and blues.

Scandinavian Design Carpet Trends at NorthModern 2015Carpets From Massimo. Pictures by means of RoomSketcher.

Home Decor and Accessories

Excellent wood home embellishments have dependably described Scandinavian plan. This year it imparts organization to marble. Similarly adored for its metaphorical grain, embellishments in dark, green, red and white marbles were extremely conspicuous. Similar marbles were additionally being utilized on table finish and fused with lighting.

Frill and lighting in warm-hued metals, particularly metal, were wherever in brushed and matte completions.

Changing hues, from light to dull, was another basic topic found in glass extras, splash-color covers, and table garments.

Scandinavian Design Home Accessories at NorthModern 2015Pens Tablecloth From Ferm Living, Lamp Lamps From Normann Copenhagen and Accessories From H. Skjalm P. Pictures by means of Ferm Living, Normann Copenhagen, and RoomSketcher.

Reasonable Design

On the off chance that you have constantly cherished the look and feel of hand tied silk Tibetan floor coverings than you’ll cheer when you see the new forms produced using squashed Bamboo strands. They are rich to the touch, moderate and reasonable. What more would we be able to request!

We saw stunning on-drift delicate products pads, pads and sews from Place de Bleu produced using reused texture left finished from the Danish maker Kvadrat. Hand-created in Copenhagen by nearby worker ladies that the organization contracts and prepares in sewing expressions so they can bolster their families. Talented, manageable and socially cognizant this was one of our top choices from the show.

The Scandinavians are gifted woodland supervisors so it was awesome to see furniture producers substantial and little utilizing FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) affirmed wood.

Scandinavian Sustainable Home Decor Trends at NorthModern 2015Natural Bamboo Carpet From Massimo, Star Cushion From Place de Bleu and “Baenk” Bench From Nur. Pictures by means of RoomSketcher, Place de Bleu and RoomSketcher.

The Scandinavian Modern Look

Scandinavian Furniture and Home Decor Trends from Muuto at NorthModern 2015Image by means of RoomSketcher

This picture from Muutos establishment at NorthModern truly typifies the cutting edge Scandinavian look. What are the key components:

Shading: Here you see those pleasant delicate blues that I specified previously.

Characteristic Wood Accents: You can present normal woods with a side seat, end table or even on the leg of the couch.

Delicacy: This is a key Scandinavian component. The couch is dependably the heaviest thing in the room. Make adjust with light encircled emphasize furniture and textures.

Quality Handmade Soft Goods: We see this in the cover, toss and pads. And in addition the pleasant woven cloth.

On Trend Accessories: A couple of select on-incline adornments do what needs to be done, for example, this dazzling trio of bud vases in a matte wrap up. Include a component of nature, crisp cut blooms or a sculptural succulent. Keep it insignificant and close to 3.

Make it Your Own

You’ve perused the report, know the patterns and have an awesome case of how to make the Scandinavian present day look… now make it your own with RoomSketcher Home Designer. RoomSketcher Home Designer is a simple to-utilize home outline programming that you can use to make room and home plans on the web. Here are a couple of the Scandinavian room outlines we made for motivation:

RoomSketcher Home Design Software Modern Scandinavian Room Ideas

The RoomSketcher item library is stacked with extraordinary cases of Scandinavian outlines, completions, and furniture. Test out how Scandinavian furniture and the most recent Scandinavian plans patterns will look in your home with RoomSketcher – it’s simple, fun and you can begin for nothing!