Spotted by the Narwhal March 2014 | STORD, NORWAY
Keeping it simple with contemporary Scandinavian interior design
Achieve the look of this simple + contemporary Scandinavian living room
Look for clean modern lines with square arms, low profile seating and metal legs.
Left: Scandinavian Designs Oregon chaise sectional $799, Scandinavian Designs Oregon chair $349
Right: Ikea SÖDERHAMN chair $359, Ikea SÖDERHAMN footstool $159, Ikea SÖDERHAMN sofa and chaise lounge $799
Define and unite your living space with an ample-sized area rug.
Left: Safavieh Cambridge Collection, handmade, wool, 8′ x 10′, $433
Middle: Safavieh Shag Collection, machine made, beige, 8′ x 10′, $242
Right: Ikea MEJLBY Rug, flatwoven, blue, orange, 9′ 10″ x 6′ 7″, $79.99
Wall Clock – Bigger is better.
Hanging Globe – A modern spin on our world.
Above: Menu Hanging Globe by Danish designer Jakob Wagner €147 (price varies by country)
Note from the Narwhal: There are very limited options for stylish hanging globes online, but you can try searching on AMAZON or EBAY for something similar to Wagner’s design.
Floating Book Shelf – Less is more.
Throw Pillows – Be bold. Look for solids or well defined patterns.
Left: Browse cushions and covers at Ikea.com $1.49-$19.99
Middle: Geometric Floral Pattern in Graphic Bold Blue throw pillow cover by Iconographique on Society6 $20
Right: Search throw pillows by color on Society6 $20-$39
Throw blanket – Choose a warm woolen blanket for a true Scandinavian look.
The arc floor lamp is an absolute must for this simply Scandinavian look.
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Want more Scandinavian interior design inspiration?
1. Visit the Bambula blog
A Finnish blog with great Scandinavian interior design ideas, including some great DIY projects
2. View the Narwhal’s “Scandinavian Simplicity” board on Pinterest