If Naturalness is the watchword, then the Scandinavian style is for you!

The Scandinavian style was born in the 1920s, and its name comes from the Scandinavian countries where it developed: Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Norway.
These nations share common roots, culture and economy, but at the same time each plays a role in the evolution of Nordic furniture. Scandinavian furniture is designed according to numerous values related to ethics and morality, respecting the relationship with nature.

The main characteristics of the style are the preference for white and the use of natural wood, but there are many other elements that contribute to making a home in true Scandinavian style, let’s see which ones:

We have just mentioned white, but of course it is not the only one. All natural and soft colours are used a lot, especially for textile furniture, such as the sofa or oversized cushions. The more modern Scandinavian uses black for details but pastel colours are also gaining ground in this style, with pastel pink and sage green being favourites.

Natural light is highly valued because Nordic countries have little light for long periods of the year, so windows need to be large and uncluttered.

In addition to wood, metal is often used for furniture components, but always unfinished or perhaps painted light, as for example our EMMA table. An extensible table in rustic oak or oak with the particularity of having white, designer iron legs that cross under the top. Perfectly matched with the GRETA chairs: wooden legs, polypropylene backrest and faux leather seat available in several colours. A design of detail but at the same time simple and light as required by the style.

The feeling of warmth and cosiness is often also created by the chosen textiles. Wool, felt, raw cotton are examples of textiles that are perfectly suited for this style.

Floors for this style are almost always light wood or painted white to give that instant textural warmth throughout the house. The lack of natural light for much of the year explains the dominance of this colour, used to provide a brighter environment.