“The most important first step in design is a good floor plan.”—Jessica Helgerson
Rattan chairs and a wicker pendant light infuse a bit of the tropics into this Scandinavian interior.
“Use tall pieces in a low-height room. Short furnishings would make the ceiling feel that much lower to the ground.” —Jason Oliver Nixon
This minimalistic kitchen finds creative ways to draw the eye outside — especially with its round window.
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With an antler chandelier, themed artwork and natural accents, this open kitchen and dining space is positively Nordic.
This living room, draped in shades of gray, captures monochromatic style at its best.
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“Faux paint, lush lacquer, or wallpaper on a ceiling will garner that ‘Wow’ response.” —Leslie May
“Don’t be afraid of dark. I used this rich Benjamin Moore Midnight Blue on an accent wall—darker than I’d ever dared. It made the whole space come to life.” —Jean Larette
“Art, art, art! Start young and buy the best you can afford. Its ability to transform a room is unlike any other design tool.”—Jean Liu
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“My clients ask about the most important pieces to invest in: I believe in upholstery and art! They help anchor a room.”—Ashley Darryl
Mixing patterns and textures in a space allow monochromatic styles to succeed.
What’s a cozy Scandinavian home without a fireplace and a good book to read?
“Look up! We use ceilings a lot. Through them, we define the lines and beauty of a space.”—Julio Salcedo
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This home is nearly 50 shades of gray, stringing together styles and textures that are far from cringe-worthy.
Are you at Scandinavian interior design lover? What is your favorite way to add Nordic design flair to your home? Let us know in the comments, we’d love to hear from you!
Every nordic interior need a good graphic poster on the wall.
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“When clients want a quick, impactful update, I recommend the pieces that take up the most surface area, like rugs, paint color, or window treatments.”—Tina Ramchandani
This spa-like bathroom takes a page from Swedish bathhouses while embracing Feng Shui design ideas.
Fishscale tile is the new tile-style of modern Nordic design-lovers. What do you think?
Known for its simplicity, function, and connection to the outdoors, the appeal and possibility of Scandinavian design has spread it all over the world. AKA, much more than just IKEA.
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This modern Scandinavian kitchen gets a dose of color from slightly unconventional dining room chairs.
A large picture window centers this space — and makes washing dishes more tolerable.
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“The splurge everyone should make is a fabulous master bathroom. I used hand-painted porcelain sinks in mine.”—Todd Richesin
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Or this quirky library, complete with parquet-style flooring.
A good leather sofa can take you a long way. This living and dining room also show how a sofa can easily become a focal point.
Nordic heritage comes alive in the city in this bright, black-and-white loft.
Thought Scandinavian style meant white walls? This grey living room proves otherwise.
Black and tan pair perfectly in Scandinavian interior style. The black hardware completes the look on bright cabinetry.
A few plants, a fuzzy blanket, and abundant natural light — perfection.
Plants add a needed dose of green to this charming gray space.
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This area’s style makes room for company with a vast array of seating options.
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In fact, blue is a common non-neutral color used in Nordic culture.
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“In the master suite, decor can deviate from the common areas and really reflect your personality.”—Ali Vanderpool and Ariana Villalta
This modern space gives a nod to the iconic color palette and furnishings of Scandinavian interior design.
This studio keeps things simple by using a curtain to hide a packed bookshelf. It adds dimension to the space without weighing it down.
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A stunning dark wall compliments the shower of light in this small home office space.
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This unconventional kitchen doesn’t distract from its unique architecture. Instead, it stays simple and adds a few pops of mint green.
“I love to use wallpaper in mundane spaces. Hallways, pantries, powder rooms—all become moments of joy and funkiness. Areas of transition can be places you enjoy spending time in.”—Fawn Galli
This home contrasts old and new by bringing Nordic design ideas into a space with existing character.
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“If punk rock has taught me anything, it’s to do everything yourself. All of my favorite interior designers were self-taught.”—Max Humphrey
“Choosing the right light bulb is very important. LED bulbs are energy efficient, and they can look great.”—Paloma Contreras
The textures of this tiles and accent pieces in this bathroom make the space elegant and timeless.
“When you’re given a dark space that doesn’t have great light, create your own light. In this kitchen, we used Sherwin-Williams’s sunny Energetic Orange, and it turned out just fabulous— so cheerful.”—Matthew Boland
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“Make sure you’re having fun. What’s more fun than making your own home more beautiful.”—Eche Martinez
“Old and new belong together. A mix of modern pieces and antiques never tires.”—Caleb Anderson
One of our favorites, this home oozes with comfort, dressed in a cascading color palette from the kitchen to the living room.
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Hexagon tiles break the traditional subway style we often see in Nordic bathrooms.
“Get creative when thinking about form and function. A client in a traditional Georgian home needed it to work for her modern way of entertaining. We opted for an asymmetrical, organic space that encourages guests to float through the room while engaged in conversation.” —Kate Coughlin
This room doesn’t feature many pops of color, and yet exudes richness and depth.
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This simple home office has got a case of the blues in the best way.
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“In an open seating plan, always use a well-proportioned statement coffee table to ground the arrangement and give it a sense of place.”—Sean Michael
From an unused corner to a sweet-but-simple desk space. Light, untreated wood speaks to the Scandinavian style that has been popular for centuries.
Here, shades of gray take on a warm aesthetic with layers of textile and light.
“Actually use your beautiful things! I have a chocolate lab and white furniture in my living room. It took some training, but now he knows the furniture is off limits.”—Lindsey Lane
Let the light shine in! This kitchen and dining space balance overall simplicity without giving up attention to the details.
“Follow your gut. If you have to talk yourself into liking something, you probably don’t.”—Olivia Erwin
“Pull floor patterns from ancient buildings. One inspired the checkerboard pattern of the marble floors in my Los Angeles home.”—Nate Berkus
Grey grout lines keep this bathroom from appearing too sterile or modern, while large cut flowers break up all of the inorganic lines.
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A primarily white studio gets a northernly touch with earth accent pieces, such as natural textiles and live plants.
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“Don’t settle. If you have your heart set on a piece, don’t try to find something similar just to save money. Chances are, you’ll never be completely satisfied with the substitute (or its quality).”—Brian Watford
Some people have a natural eye for design, but if you’re more in the camp of those who can’t do anything without consulting Pinterest board upon Pinterest board before making any major changes, we feel you. We’d love to have an interior designer on speed dial before deciding exactly where and how hang to hang that sweet new wall art we bought on a whim, but until we win the lottery, we’ll have to settle for trusting our guts, and taking plenty of design tips where we can get them. We’ve compiled some secrets straight from the pros to help you with all your decorating needs.
“Black works with any style. The misconception is that dark colors make spaces feel smaller; they actually recede.”—Carrie Fundings Land
Cathedral ceilings increase the wow-factor in this nordic space that carries hints of mid-century modernism.
A glimpse of this attic abode showcases the ease of Scandinavian down time.
“Wicker is an element I love for its texture and versatility. Wicker baskets are so functional for storage, but a wicker animal brings a sense of whimsy.” —Amy Berry
“Buy one good piece of furniture every year, and in five years, you’ll have five pieces. Everything else may change, but these will remain constant.”—Jeffrey Bilhuber
A dramatic set of prints plays backdrop in this bright, slightly-mismatched dining room.
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Vintage faucets and modern countertops create a unique look, while the color scheme assures the timelessness of the style.
“Classics never go out of style. I hesitated about doing a white kitchen in my own house, thinking I’d been there, done that. But I’m so glad I did. I will never tire of it.”—Alexandra Kaehler
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“Never underestimate the power of paint. You don’t have to break the bank to achieve a new look. A fresh coat in a vibrant color takes an old piece of furniture or empty white room and gives it new life.”—Chauncey Boothby
Think kid’s rooms can’t be Nordic-style? This whimsical bedroom proves otherwise.
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This well-accented spot seems to the perfect place to spend an afternoon.
“Every house should have a great bar. It is the central point of a party, and if you entertain a lot, it will be celebrated, so put some thought into it.”—Jordana Joseph
This Scandinavian space mixes things up with decor — repurposing a ladder for a magazine rack, and caged pendant for a desk light.
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“Great art and fabulous antiques only get better with age. It’s better to cry once and have a forever piece.”—Chandos Dodson Epley
Part-nordic, part-nautical. This refurbished kitchen and dining space seems to come straight from the Scandinavian coast.
A warm gray changes the tone of this city studio to become an earthy, cozy home.
It’s straightforward while remaining ultra-functional. It celebrates natural light in a place that can go many months with very little sun. It there anything as stunningly simple as a Scandinavian interior?
A light slate gray is both striking and calming in this sleek kitchen.