Scandi Style with The Design Chaser

| March 19, 2013 | 3 Comments

Hi everyone, I’m Michelle from The Design Chaser. It’s so lovely to be here. Big thanks to the girls from La Donna Moderna for having me! As an interiors blogger I write about great design from NZ and around the world. I’m a huge lover of Scandinavian style so I thought I’d share some examples with you today, with a focus on living rooms.

Kicking off with one of my favourite living rooms of the past year, this is the home of Swedish stylist Lotta Agaton, photographed by Pia Ulin for Residence magazine. Undoubtedly Scandinavian in style, Lotta has struck the perfect balance by combining a monochrome palette with earthy tones and textures. Black and white is livened up with greenery in the form of glass objects and plants. Wood, leather and sheepskin add further layers of warmth and cosiness while quirky pieces and personal treasures add character, making it homely and inviting.

Here are a few more favourites.

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Drawing inspiration from the images above, I’ve put together a collection of beautiful Scandi style furniture and homewares that I’m coveting right now. There’s lots of black, white and grey, striking prints, leather, wood, sheepskin and a touch of metallic. While there are some big ticket design pieces that I dream of owning such as the Flos 265 lampPia Wallen Cross Blanket and pair of Børge Mogensen Spanish Chairs, I’ve also included some gorgeous products sourced from local online stores Let LivThe Minimalist and Freedom Furniture. The pallet table is an easy DIY project or you could buy one like the one below and paint it white!

All links below images.


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Michelle aka The Design Chaser is crazy about interiors, design, and all things Scandinavian. An early addiction to magazines, and a background in publishing led to the start of her blog, a place to share findings, thoughts and all that inspires.

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  1. Ceara says:

    I love the touches of tan/natural shades in the last image, I’d love a living room like that! Great post Michelle.

  2. mel says:

    Great interior examples Michelle, you’ve got the best eye. I love the floss 265 wall lamp and the Borge Mogensen chairs also, stunning! Thanks for including some gorgeous affordable options too. Mel x

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