Last updated on May 5th, 2021
Known for their functionality, simplicity and stunning elegance, Scandinavian design trends are making their way into homes all around the world.
Let’s look at 13 latest Swedish design trends about to take the world by storm. See if you would like to incorporate any of them in your space.
1. Foldable Wooden Chairs
Adding just the right amount of rustic charm without looking too worn, foldable wooden chairs fit in perfectly well in the simple, yet stylish Swedish décor.
2. Storage Pieces As Décor Elements
You’ve got to leave it to the Swedes to take something entirely functional and turn it into something absolutely chic. You’ll see this interesting trend in clothing racks, statement kitchen accessories and even storage shelves and baskets. A trend completely worth imitating!
3. Copper Globe Lights
Copper globe lights, a signature Scandinavian trend is popping up in homes everywhere. Have you got yourself one of those?
4. Blue Accents
The décor scene is seeing a slight change in the Scandinavian love for black, white and wood, with shades of blue becoming a popular choice for accents.
The subdued Swedish monochromes get their dose of life and cheer from the plenty of succulents dotting the interiors. Another trend gaining popularity across borders.
Scandinavian décor is about adding natural elements wherever possible. Feathers are seen extensively in their artwork, as motifs in various accessories and as a part of other design elements. As long as they are fake feathers, this can be quite a beautiful trend to take back home.
7. Graphic Calendars
The huge graphic Scandinavian calendars make one really think, why is the rest of the world still using tiny ones?
8. Tech-Free Spaces
Many Scandinavian homes are embracing the idea of ‘technology free spaces’ in their bedrooms, which are spaces that use a soothing palette of whites and soft greys on the walls, linens and blankets with cozy natural textures and furniture comprising of rustic wood and are quite literally, an oasis of comfort and peace. Now, that’s one trend we all can surely benefit from!
9. Gray Walls
Life isn’t all about just black and white. And that also holds true as far as the latest Swedish color palette goes. Scandinavian homes are seeing many shades of gray other than the usual blacks and whites adorning their walls. A trend we wouldn’t mind copying, wouldn’t you say?
10. Statement Paper Lanterns
Nordic folks are trying a slightly different take on traditional chandeliers, with giant, whimsical paper lanterns. Would you want to give this idea a try?
11. Slatted Walls
Turn your bedroom spa-like and serene or make your time there feel like you’re away holidaying in a cabin in the woods, with this latest Swedish décor trend – slatted walls.
12. Black And White Stripes
Currently a stunning and hugely popular Scandinavian trend,
simple black and white stripes will soon find their way in scores of homes across the globe making a classy statement in accessories like rugs, throws and blankets.
13. Monochrome Art
Another hot trend which the world will catch up on very soon is the Swedish love for Monochrome Artwork. With their love for simple and minimalistic designs and color palettes, this Swedish trend doesn’t really come as a surprise.