Scandinavian style interiors are still just as hot as ever. Have you been planning a Nordic interior makeover? Looking for the perfect lounge chair or dining chair to complete the look? This post will give you a great head start - we've collected a huge list of our 50 favorite Scandinavian inspired chairs for every room, and of course, for every budget. Here you'll find collector pieces from iconic names like Arne Jacobsen as well as general pieces to fit an IKEA budget. Not all of these chairs are from designers that hail from the North — these pieces come from all around the world, but each one would fit into a Scandinavian decor theme with ease.
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The designers of Scandinavian Modernism created the warmest and most human iteration of modernist ideals. Their work was founded on a centuries-old beliefs in both quality craftsmanship and the ideal that beauty should enhance even the humblest accessories of daily life. The gentle, organic contours that are typical of Scandinavian Modern furniture appear in the work of Danish, Finnish and Swedish designers not as a stylistic gesture, but rather as a practical, ergonomic — and, as importantly, elegant — response to the human form. Yet Finnish glassware was pre-eminent, crafted in expressive, sculptural designs by Tapio Wirkkala and Timo Sarapaneva. The Danes excelled at chairs. As you scroll through the pages below, you will note both instantly recognizable Scandinavian Modern designs and many new discoveries. Even more than 50 years on from their heyday, the prolific, ever-evolving Scandinavian modernists continue to amaze and delight.
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Learn how to take your home from blah to bananas. We're dishing on all the ways to bring chic and unique style to your space. Warning: Decorating with Chairish can be addictive. Get notified when we receive new items for Scandinavian. Today, the cool tones, clean lines and earthy touches are back, and better than ever.
Nordic countries have always had a strong sense of style and appreciation for aesthetics, but it was in the '50s that many Scandinavian designers made a name for themselves on an international scale. These designers' love for clean lines, organic textures, and simple silhouettes made waves on the midcentury design scene, so much so that many Scandinavian midcentury designs are still very popular in homes today. In fact, Scandinavian designs are some of the most coveted and easily recognized furniture designs around the world.