Scandinavian interior design is recognized by its minimalism, neutral colors, natural materials, and simple lines providing a clean, modern look. Scandinavian decor uses a neutral palette of black, white, gray, and beige with the possible addition of soft pastel blues and pinks. The natural materials of Scandinavian decor include wood, rattan, cotton, wool, and fur, providing a warm, welcoming vibe.
Scandinavian countries are known for cold winters, so having wool or fur throws as part of the home decor is yet another functional feature of a Scandi style living room.
Natural fiber cording may also be used to create knotted and woven furniture and home decor. The furniture can feature curved lines adding a soft, sophisticated design element to your living room.
This cozy reading corner is arranged to create a secondary focal point in your living room. This chair illustrates that a piece of furniture with a simple, basic, but unexpected shape can create interest in a room. A fur throw, pillow, reading material, slippers, and framed photograph finish the area, making this a budget-friendly display. Place this display by a window, add a hanging lamp, and you can read day or night. This inviting living room provides an example of how to combine all the elements of Scandinavian style to create a warm and sophisticated decor. They include a throw, pillows, plants, flowers, jars of twigs, and stacks of books.
Comparing the sofas allows you to see that a variety of materials are possible in Scandinavian living room furniture. This room has a smoother upholstery, providing an indication that a leather sofa could also be used in Scandinavian decor. Featuring a great blend of styles, this example is among the best Scandinavian living rooms, displaying how minimal design can be interesting.
It features a very modern corner sofa with the unique focus on one other element, a version of the classic masterpiece, A Young Girl Reading.
This awesome idea is budget-friendly and creates a personalized focal point in your living room using minimal elements. The focal point is easily created by placing the sofa with pillows and a throw under a shelf where you can display favorite family photos.
The potentially inexpensive variety of elements in the room provide a touch of professional home decoration while keeping you within a family-friendly budget. The Nathan James Amalia table is a good choice to include in a Scandi style living room.
Then, you select the individual elements, and you can create a similar space with a different look because of the Scandanavian living room furniture you choose.
As in the previous examples, artwork chosen for the best Scandinavian living room has a minimal design focus such as the photographs of individuals. It maintains the color palette, possibly featuring black and white only, and it is generally modern in style. The Ink Stain design catches the eye, but it doesn’t overpower the furniture arrangement in front of it.
This could in part be due to the shelf display that holds its own in the midst of the Ink Stain design. Touches of these colors can be added elsewhere with the pillows, the throw, and other accessories to help create the best Scandinavian living room.
The Jellyfish pendant lamp is another example of choosing individual elements that make Scandinavian interior design unique to your living room.
Once you have an idea of the elements you want, then, you can look for cool pieces that are in your budget to create the best Scandinavian living for your home. If you choose a bold item, such as this Scandinavian Retro Diamond Geometric Grey and Gold area rug, you have to avoid other elements that will fight for attention. However, other pieces, such as this mid-century modern coffee table, should add style to the room while blending with the rest of the decor.
Sofas are a major piece of furniture in living rooms, but they can provide a supporting role in a focal point display. This arrangement, that includes the Christopher Knight Home Angelina mid-century- modern sofa, is a great example. It is a stylish sofa that provides visual support for the unique, framed, circular, hanging shelf above it. When you think of traditional Scandinavian homes, you may not think of media consoles or even electronics, but everyone adapts to modern life.
So don’t ban the TV and the media console from your Scandi style living room. Welcome the media console for its extra storage space and decorative display area in a beautiful piece of furniture, and enjoy the time in your living room watching TV.
This modern glass-topped coffee table with its wire mesh base will definitely be a focal point. Natural materials are a huge focus, including wood, rattan, cotton, wool, and fur. Make a list of the furnishings you want, such as a sofa, chair, media console, lamps, tables, or hassocks, and look for up to three that could be used as focal points, Select the rest of the furnishings to blend and support the focal point items.