How to Add Scandi Style to Your Home

Scandinavian decor is all about graphic prints in black, white and shades of grey, tempered by the influence of hygge (the Danish word for cozy and a concept that has swept the home decor world).



 

Mood Living graphic knit blankets

photograph by jared sych

Embrace the Danish tradition of hygge and cozy up with a minimalist graphic throw from Mood Living. The beautifully knit blankets are designed in Canada and made in the U.S.A. using 80 per cent recycled cotton fibres. $175 from The Cinder & Sage Loft.

2107B 4 St. S.W., 403-681-0705, cinderandsage.com

 

Menu salt and pepper grinders by Norm Architects

photograph by jared sych

A hub of design and creation, Copenhagen is home to Norm Architects, the designers behind the Menu salt and pepper grinders. Simple in design with a matte-rubber finish, these kitchen essentials will never see the back of a cupboard door. $90 from Pomp & Circumstance.

1204 12 St. S.W., 403-244-4211, pompandcircumstance.ca

 

btw Ceramics Collab table set

photograph by jared sych

This dinner service is inspired by the bold lines and soft, sophisticated colour palettes of Scandinavia. Created through the collaboration of the Brooklyn-L.A. company btw Ceramics (named for founder Brooke T. Winfrey) and locally based Amanda Hamilton Design they are an instant conversation starter at any dinner table. Individual items $69 to $115 from The Loft By Amanda Hamilton.

405 11 Ave. S.E., loft.amandahamiltondesign.com

 

The Tired Man Chair by Lassen in sheepskin

photograph supplied by guildhall home

Designed in 1935, The Tired Man Chair by Lassen in sheepskin is the epitome of Nordic comfort and style. The cozy, overstuffed design is meant to emulate a polar bear-like embrace, making it your home-within-a-home all year long. $10,750 from Guildhall Home.

1222 9 Ave. S.E., 403-454-4399, guildhallhome.com

 

Kubus 4 candleholder by Lassen in black

photograph supplied by kit interior objects

Candlelight is another essential element in creating a hyggelig room. Light yours up in style with this classic Danish design by Lassen. $210 from Kit Interior Objects.

725 11 Ave. S.W., 403-508-2533, kitinteriorobjects.com

 

This article appears in the April 2018 issue of Avenue Calgary. Subscribe here.

 


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