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12 Scandinavian designs that minimalists would love

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If you are a minimalist looking for a home that embodies simplicity, modernism and functionality, then Scandinavian design should be right up your alley! Skandi emerged as a design movement from the Nordic countries with the ideology of social democracy in mind. By using new low-cost materials and methods for manufacturing that is convenient for the state after WWII, materials such as form-pressed wood, plastics, anodized or enameled aluminum or pressed steel were used to create these wonderful functional designs.

1. Fresh and playful

The Scandinavian Kitchen by Papilio Scandinavian
Papilio

The Scandinavian Kitchen

Papilio

Check out this twist on this Scandinavian kitchen design. It would look so perfect for tropical homes! By adding in a yellow summery colour, this kitchen was transformed into a fun eye-catching design. 

2. Classic white Scandinavian style bedroom

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99chairs

White, classic, scandinavian sleeping

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Swedish architecture is known for its institutions of power, namely, palaces, castles and churches. This Swedish monochrome style Skandi bedroom is a reflection of elegance and function. 

3. Skandi baby room

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Scandinavian Baby Bedroom

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A beautiful and functional playpen made of wood adds so much character to the room. Here you'll see that even a baby room can also be designed in such a way that matches the theme of your home. 

4. Art Nouveau

Living Mono-space by Warret & Jullion Scandinavian
Warret & Jullion

Living Mono-space

Warret & Jullion

Glass Partition Scandinavian style bedroom by Warret & Jullion Scandinavian
Warret & Jullion

Glass Partition

Warret & Jullion

This stylish chic minimalist design is a good example of applied art, a famous style used in Finland and Sweden. As seen in the use of colours, the choice of furniture and the glass doorway.

5. Nostalgic feels

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Scandinavian eating

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This Norwegian vernacular architecture portrays farm culture and local traditions that has evolved in a manner that brings a distinct warm homegrown atmosphere to Scandinavian design.

The use of non-invasive design elements such as this wall clock that is custom built on this wall. Behind the panel, you will also see a sleek built-in television set. This modern and functional design is sure to garner some compliments for its quaint ingenuity.

6. Design elements

An artistic wallpaper and the use of minimalist details such as the simple picture frame and a popular skandi designed chair.

7. Scandinavian inspired workstations

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Scandinavian wodden desk

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Using Scandinavian style tables such as a work desk can make the workplace feel more relaxing, and of course, organic materials are always a welcome sight.

8. Skandi designed tables

Here are other Skandi table designs that you might love. Here you'll see a beautiful natural wood with pressed steel legs. This mix of materials is a creative and beautiful style that Scandinavian design provides.

For more information and design inspirations on Scandinavian design: How to have a modern scandinavian look at home

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