If you live by the mantra less is more and covet the Scandinavian style, there is a good chance that you are surrounded by natural nuances, your furniture echoes craftsmanship and nature, there is a skilful mix beauty and utility in your decorating choices and you can’t stand clutter.
It’s the Scandi way – and it’s a timeless combination.
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But if you’re looking to start from scratch, open up your space with a pale palette and add more natural elements like sheepskin, wood, and earthy tones – or if you’re still organizing your Scandi project, there’s always a way to add a new twist or update. Here’s how to shop this timeless trend right now …
1. Ceramic vase with handle, £ 28; Artificial foliage in a white vase, £ 38, Next
The pottery is flawless, and handcrafted pieces such as these distinctive vessels contrast beautifully with a monochrome scheme.
2. Gaia de Sainté candle in Blush, £ 36, Iamfy.co
With its shapely silhouette and soft, rounded edges, this gorgeous Gaia candle is almost too beautiful to burn. But if you can’t resist hitting a match, it will cast a nice shadow.
3. Clarence Desk, £ 795 (other selected items), Graham & Green
Even if you’ve managed to work from home and your space is sorted, this utility desk, crafted from mango wood with industrial-inspired pipes, will fit right in with modern rustic decor. Plus, there’s the added bonus of four spacious drawers to eliminate clutter.
4. Comfortable sheepskin chair, £ 1,600 (other selected items), The White Company
Soft and luxurious, elegant and timeless, this curved side chair covered in curly sheepskin evokes thoughts of cocktails by the fireside and lounging in your favorite cable-knit sweater.
5. Urban Paradise Sideboard – Black, £ 120, B&M
Simple and neutral with enough natural elements to match the Scandi aesthetic, this sideboard features attractive rattan doors and storage capacity to help keep work surfaces sparse… apart from your vase. carved on top, of course.
6. Set of 6 Cox & Cox speckled dinner plates, £ 128, next
Finished in a powder pink glaze, this ceramic tableware takes inspiration from the Japanese tradition of Wabi-Sabi – finding beauty in imperfection, like the bowls used for tea ceremonies and appreciating their uneven surfaces – fused with simplicity Scandinavian. The palette also provides the perfect backdrop for gravadlax with mustard dill sauce!
7. Round Sheepskin Seat Cushions, from £ 32, Graham & Green
Perfect for spindle dining chairs or an occasional stool, we love these sumptuous seat cushions in ivory, pink, vole and steel sheepskin. Luxe and “lagom” (this is Swedish for “just enough”).
8. Ines Black and Black Marble Side Table, £ 99 (was £ 149; other items from a selection or part of the whole room), Cult
Even when you’ve done a clean slate and minimalist, you still need to present an object of desire – like this art deco-inspired side table with a black metal base and marble top. Matched with a designer coffee table book and a geometric candle holder, it will bring everything up to date.
9. WoodWick smoked walnut and maple candles with Pluswick: medium hourglass, £ 19.99 and large hourglass, £ 26.99, WoodWick
With a wooden wick, a dancing flame and the sound of a crackling fire, these WoodWick candles ignite the senses with base notes of smoky vanilla, patchouli and sandalwood topped with burnt sugar, toasted walnuts and toasted cinnamon. A warm welcome for all those who come from the cold.
10. Miki Cane rocking chair, £ 149, Dunelm
If you really want to rock the Scandi look, this contemporary rocking chair inspired by mid-century design is sure to be a big hit. Super elegant, its clean lines are complemented by the rattan seat, giving it an airy and timeless look.
11. Malmo Ruffled White Double Bedding Set, £ 115 (other items from a selection), Silver Mushroom
This 200 thread count washed cotton ruffle edge bedding set has that lovely laid back and relaxed feel, and works like a dream when styled with crochet cushions and chunky knits. Soft gray stoneware accessories and bleached wood furniture will enhance the vintage charm.