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Scandinavian design is all about clean, simple functionality, and lots of bright, light and white decor. If you like minimal interiors but with some soft, calming and clean touches, then Scandi style is probably to your liking. A Scandinavian kitchen design will usually include white kitchen units and worktops, with some light wooden elements such as the floors or dining table, a few pops of green plants and maybe some soft pastel colours in the ceramics or pendant lighting. In the living room, keep the same bright, clean and light aesthetic, but perhaps add sheepskin rugs, warm throws and a few monochrome patterns to stand out against the white. Scandinavian design was originally meant to keep everything light but warm in the cold and dark winter months of the Nordic countries, so keep this in mind when planning your Scandinavian interiors.

Scandinavian style furniture is iconic in its minimalism and simplicity – just look at everything from Arne Jacobsen’s designs from the 1950s and 60s to modern day Ikea furniture. Remember not to over-clutter your space with accessories; Scandi style sticks to the functional furniture and avoids unnecessary items. Take a look at the photos of Scandinavian interiors from Scandinavian countries themselves and also Scandi-style interiors from the UK to inspire your own Scandinavian design project.
This is an example of a small scandinavian detached office/studio/workshop in London.

Julian Abrahms
This is an example of a small scandinavian detached office/studio/workshop in London.
LUV LUV LAUV LUVLUVLUVLUVLUVLUVnthis - t0503

Photo of a scandi kitchen in London with shaker cabinets, white cabinets, wood worktops and light hardwood flooring.

Mia Lind
Photo of a scandi kitchen in London with shaker cabinets, white cabinets, wood worktops and light hardwood flooring.
Built in side bench with underneath storage cupboards - melissa_hannigan70

This is an example of a scandinavian study in London with beige walls, light hardwood flooring, a built-in desk and beige floors.

This is an example of a scandinavian study in London with beige walls, light hardwood flooring, a built-in desk and beige floors.
colours light, fresh, fur - webuser_319563472

Medium sized scandinavian master bedroom in Devon with white walls and carpet.

Unique Homestays
Medium sized scandinavian master bedroom in Devon with white walls and carpet.
For ref,wrench, NOT this colour carpet - stacy_birkett

This is an example of a scandi living room in Manchester.

Mike Dinsdale / Midi Photography
This is an example of a scandi living room in Manchester.
Wooden trunk as table. Useful for storage ( obvs of less needed items!) - melissawhiteley2012

This is an example of a scandi kitchen in London with light wood cabinets, stainless steel worktops, blue floors, flat-panel cabinets, white splashback and stainless steel appliances.

FRENCH + TYE
This is an example of a scandi kitchen in London with light wood cabinets, stainless steel worktops, blue floors, flat-panel cabinets, white splashback and stainless steel appliances.

Photo of a medium sized scandinavian dining room in London with white walls, light hardwood flooring and beige floors.

Photo of a medium sized scandinavian dining room in London with white walls, light hardwood flooring and beige floors.

Design ideas for a scandi living room in London.

David Giles
Design ideas for a scandi living room in London.
A mix of modern and classic style - webuser_35028339

This is an example of a small scandinavian enclosed living room in London with white walls, concrete flooring, a freestanding tv and grey floors.

This is an example of a small scandinavian enclosed living room in London with white walls, concrete flooring, a freestanding tv and grey floors.
Floating sofa, layout - laramarshall

This is an example of a medium sized scandinavian gender neutral children’s room in Other with light hardwood flooring, beige floors and blue walls.

David Brown Photography
This is an example of a medium sized scandinavian gender neutral children’s room in Other with light hardwood flooring, beige floors and blue walls.
pull out bed - faibowna

Photo of a medium sized scandinavian galley open plan kitchen in Other with stainless steel worktops and an island.

Photo: Simon Plant
Photo of a medium sized scandinavian galley open plan kitchen in Other with stainless steel worktops and an island.
Option of storage and recipe book shelf under expanded peninsular unit - katiejcole

Medium sized scandi master bedroom in London with white walls, carpet and no fireplace.

The master bedroom of this East London home echoes the Scandi vibe from the living room with soft neutral colours and simple shapes. We love the cushion selection with the delicate but effective artwork. Its an absolute haven to come home too.
Neutral colors and artwork - lizmarieitner

Scandi dining room in Dorset with multi-coloured walls and concrete flooring.

Zuiver's motto is all about creating fun, on-trend stuff for your home and office. Based in the Netherlands, the Zuiver Design Team selects products with that unique twist, either by choice of material, shape or function. This diversity of products is what creates an inspiring and powerful collection. Zuiver produces high end, stylish, Scandi-style pieces that fit in your home, office, holiday house, restaurant or rentals. Full of style, colour and edgy designs, Zuiver is creating not only pieces of furniture but statements that make a house feel like your own unique paradise. Never before seen in the UK, these pieces are one of a kind and perfect for giving your home a touch of fun. FSC, green dining chair, green wall, hygge, lagom, marble table, nordic, olive green, pastel dining chairs, scandinavian, taupe dining chair, white and oak, white dining chair, Zuiver
الساعة الكبيرة خلف السفرة - rasha_elmalik

Photo of a scandi l-shaped kitchen/diner in London with flat-panel cabinets, blue cabinets, white splashback, metro tiled splashback, stainless steel appliances, light hardwood flooring and no island.

Photo of a scandi l-shaped kitchen/diner in London with flat-panel cabinets, blue cabinets, white splashback, metro tiled splashback, stainless steel appliances, light hardwood flooring and no island.
кухня, плитка на стене2 - yulia_frolova40

Inspiration for a scandi kitchen in London with a submerged sink, glass-front cabinets, white appliances, an island and grey splashback.

www.82mm.com
Inspiration for a scandi kitchen in London with a submerged sink, glass-front cabinets, white appliances, an island and grey splashback.
love the wood part. The cabinets on the top needs changing - kjcs09__

Inspiration for a scandinavian bedroom in Devon.

Mark Ashbee
Inspiration for a scandinavian bedroom in Devon.
Neutrals, wooden butlers tray bedside tables, material on stool at end of the bed - nicolathomas

This is an example of a large scandi galley open plan kitchen in London with an integrated sink, flat-panel cabinets, grey cabinets, marble worktops, grey splashback, marble splashback, black appliances, concrete flooring, an island, grey floors and grey worktops.

Anna Stathaki
This is an example of a large scandi galley open plan kitchen in London with an integrated sink, flat-panel cabinets, grey cabinets, marble worktops, grey splashback, marble splashback, black appliances, concrete flooring, an island, grey floors and grey worktops.
Black-framed sliding doors lead out to the garden and can be covered with a sheer curtain in the evening. “The track is concealed, so it seems as if the curtains are floating. They go right up to the ceiling to give a sense of height, and the fabric helps to soften the space.” - brissarthe

Scandi ensuite bathroom with a freestanding bath, black and white tiles, grey tiles, medium hardwood flooring and brown floors.

Please confirm whether this is your own home? Yes this is my home Please confirm that you live in London? I do live in London Is this property owned or rented? We own the property Where is this home (area) and who lives here? Our home is in North East London (South Woodford E18). I live here - Kristine Hall, 35, with my husband Dan, 37, who works in insurance, and our two troublesome young sibling cats Mr Dukes the Mischief Floof and Gracie. I previously worked as a business manager in banking but I've just launched my own freelance interior design business this year after getting an overwhelming amount of encouragement from the Instagram account I set up to document our renovations - @restoringlansdowne. What did you do to the space and how long did it take you? We created this new bathroom space, as part of a larger renovation project on our home, by having a dormer built to extend our loft space. The loft was previously only accessible via a rickety ladder in our back hall ceiling and was unfinished and filthy - wasted space and perfect for an extension. We emptied a hundred years' worth of rubbish out of the loft space then hired a local building company who had to remove the roof, install steel beams to support the new room, construct and insulate a side dormer, replace the roof, install a new staircase, window and roof light, construct the internal stud walls/shelves, run new electrics, plumbing and underfloor heating, fit the bathroom suite, tile and install the lighting. The remaining work was DIY. My husband and I stained and varnished the wooden shelves and did all the painting. We had our original dining room door resized to fit so we could use it for the bathroom, then stripped it back, sanded it, fitted new glass, and painted it. We also had a big problem with the wall tile grout throughout the bathroom - it dried really blotchy, so I had to apply a grout colourant to each and every grout line, mixing a custom colour from off-the shelf options to match the tiles. I must have spent 40 hours doing it - 40 very dull hours of my life that I'll never get back! It took four months for the room to be built and ready for use, but I've only just completed all the finishing touches/accessorising a year and nine months since we started the project. We've completely renovated our home from top to bottom over the past 6 years, doing a lot of the work ourselves, so it's been an adventure. Who helped you with the project? I designed the space with my husband and we hired a quantitative surveyor to draw up the structural plans. As above, we had a local building company build and fit out the space which we then decorated ourselves. We lived in our home throughout the work and I project managed. What's your favourite feature? I have so many favourites….I love the plant shelf which is something that was at the top of my wish list from the day I started designing the space. I love houseplants and really wanted our new bathroom to be a jungley oasis. And because it's really bright and humid, plants that are challenging to grow elsewhere in the house really thrive in here. The roof light comes in a close second. We were limited on head height in this space and we couldn't have large windows because of the pitch of the roof outside and planning restrictions, so to add extra head height and bring in as much natural light as possible we had a large rooflight installed in the centre of the room. It's a simple addition but really magical and I absolutely love it. It floods the room with light and you can see the stars from the bath. It was really important to me that the space didn't feel claustrophobic. I also love the brass pendant lights over the vanity unit. The light they give off is perfect and even on your face and they're on a separate switch from the ceiling spots so I can have a relaxing bath with a bit of mood lighting going on. How much did it cost? Excluding labour and building costs we spent a little under £5000. It's a relatively large room with a lot of tile, so to keep costs down I shopped around a lot online and bought every item individually from wherever was selling it for the best price. It was a bit of a logistical nightmare but we did get a lot for our money. The bathroom was done as part of a much larger renovation project, but we estimate it cost about £24k in total to build and fit out the room.
Pictures on tiles - lynseymckay

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