The style of such countries as Norway, Denmark, Finland is not the first decade is one of the most popular and sought after in the industry of interior design.
Looking at a few photos of the living room in the Scandinavian style, you can see that the main color of this style is white.
The nature of the North is associated with it. All rooms are spacious, bright, regular shape.
All shades of white visually increase the footage of the room, reflecting light reflections favorably.
It should be noted that not only the walls, but also the floor, the ceiling of the same color. The interior rejects all types of suspended and tensioned surfaces.
Doors and window frames should be made of natural materials and painted in a light color.
Bright colors as an addition
Many designers and consumers will simply say that the Scandinavian style in the interior of the living room will be too boring and will soon get tired, but there are also secrets here.
White color unobtrusively can be diluted with any bright and juicy shade: green, orange, blue. They highlight the details. It may be small capes on the sofa, curtains, lampshade cap, posters, paintings.
The main elements of furniture
No living room in the Scandinavian style can do without a large sofa, made in a classic style.
It can be white, creamy, milky or even black. In the past few years a gray, noble shade has been added to this style.
Most often, the sofa is a place to relax, so next you can put a table with glass elements.
Additional furniture may be a small bookcase, chest of drawers, shelves for every little thing. A large-sized mirror will further expand the space. It can be on legs or just stand on the floor.
The living room design in the Scandinavian style favorably differs from other styles in that it can afford to “allow” to combine the classics and modernity.
For example, the designers of this direction can put a modern leather chair and a number of old volume chest or a plastic table.
Residents of "cold" countries are very fond of simple furniture. There are several design rules for the Swedish lounge:
The predominance of classic forms
Only the correct lines, silhouettes. All surfaces are made of natural materials: wood, glass. Functionality. Successfully fits into the interior wicker furniture.
Due to its versatility in the Scandinavian style, transforming shelves are often used.
With their help, you can place a large number of useful things and trifles, as well as to delimit the room.
Materials used in creating the interior
All furniture produced in the Nordic countries has a natural, natural look. In its manufacture using spruce, birch, maple, pine, larch.
Wood is present in almost everything: in the kitchen, in the living room in the Scandinavian style. It may be present in the decoration of the ceiling, interior items.
In addition to wood, this style often uses stone. From fabrics the most popular are flax, cotton, glass, less often fur and leather.
A lot of light in the room ensures the absence of curtains. For residents of European countries is very strange and unusual.
But, over time, you can get used to. If there are many curious neighbors around, then you can hang light linen or cotton curtains.
In order to have a lot of light in a dwelling in the dark, many sconces, spotlights and floor lamps of various sizes are used in the interior.
Monoton discreet style of Scandinavia can be easily diluted with cute little things.
Color and black and white photographs can be placed on the wall, ceramic figurines, scented candles, and live flowers in bright pots can be placed on the numerous shelves.
On the floor, you can put a soft carpet, sheep skin, homespun rug.