Scandinavian Interior Design Style

9 January 2018


What is it about Scandinavian style that makes it still ever so popular? Over the last 10 years ‘Scandi’ style has found its place in the design style files more and more.
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Nordic influences on this style are that it is often nature based, understated and organic materials like timber are important. When you think of Scandinavian design think clever, simple design ideas that work.

While IKEA is the undisputed home of Scandinavian design in Australia, this style is so prolific right now that ‘Scandi’ furniture and accessories can be found in a variety of retail stores from the likes of the Reject Shop right through to designer boutiques.

scandinavian style living room

Simplicity and function

It’s also about balance. Simplicity balanced with function – less is more with clever design ideas that make life work better. Minimalist balanced with comfort – clean lines in furniture but with a priority in feeling good. Neutral colours balanced with texture which gives the feeling of coziness. White walls teamed with woolly throws or a gorgeous thick rug on the floor.

Sometimes the neutral palette can be seen with splashes of colour notably grey or blue. Greenery is always welcome in Scandi design as is black and white prints on walls.

scandinavian style bathroom

A large array of products from Sareen Stone’s range of natural stone and porcelains will fit into your Scandi style but we highlight 3 of our favourites below that will really set the tone for this design style:

Subway Tiles – Spanish Handmade Subway

Subway Tiles – Spanish Handmade Subway tiles offer a crisp clean palette with an organic finish that reflects light to give a textured look.

Porcelain Timber Lookalikes

Porcelain Timber Lookalikes – The Timber Rovere lookalike tile offers the look of timber with the benefits of a tiled floor. Available as an internal or external tile or a mosaic strip this is a lighter coloured timber look porcelain tile.

Carrara Bianco C Marble

Carrara Bianco C Marble – Carrara is an Italian marble which many people think of when considering a “white marble”. Carrara is a classic white Italian marble that offers depth to a bathroom or kitchen and has been used for centuries as a building and sculpting material.

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