The simplicity of Scandinavian Design

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The Scandinavian Design movement was born around the 1950`s, together with the social democracy ideology – the most common political line of Northern Europe, which combines (i) free-market capitalism and (ii) the welfare state. The design movement, in its turn, tries to combine (i) modernism and functionality with (ii) mass attainability, trying out new material, and ways of production to be affordable to all. These concepts of simplicity, minimalism and functionality end up manifesting a different attitude towards life: to stay true to our simple essence and values.
Here are the interiors with Scandinavian elements I chose for you today. I hope you like it!

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O design escandinavo nasceu nos anos 50, acompanhado da ideologia social democrata – a linha política mais comum nos dias atuais nos países do norte da Europa. Ela combina: (i) capitalismo de livre mercado e (ii) estado do bem-estar social. Da mesma forma, o design escandinavo, em sua essencia, tentava associar: (i) modernismo e funcionalidade a (ii) acesso das massas ao design, por meio de confecção com novos materiais e novas formas de produção. Esses conceitos de simplicidade, minimalismo e funcionalidade acabam por manifestar uma atitude diferente perante a vida: se manter fiel perante à nossa essência simples e valores.
Aqui está a seleção de interiores com elementos do design escandinavo. Espero que gostem!

Scandinavian cabinets (reminded me of Nelson Glass). That`s Fusion project designed by VINTAGENCY. Photographed by Ludger Paffrath.

Ikea sofa. Photo from Design Attractor writer, Jan Skacelik.

Summerhouse Skåne project by LASC Studio. Love the Magis Chair.

Swedish home decorated by owners Anna and Richard Wright. Beautiful bookshelf. Photographed by Lisbet Spörndly.

City View House designed by Russian for Fish. Photographed by Peter Landers.

Minimalist project by Overberg Interiors.

Eero Aarnio Bubble Chair. 8538 Ruete Monte Carlo project by Tatiana Takaeva.

Alvar Aalto benches. European Apartment project by Olga Bakic Architect.


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