Stunningly Scandinavian

Minimalism may be trendy, but there is one iteration of clean design that will never go out of style – Scandinavian interior design. It's no small feat to be able to exercise restraint in your decor choices, while still managing to make a space feel cozy. The style is so popular because it speaks to both our tidy tendencies and our desire to live in inviting and comfortable settings. Want to get the look that Nordic countries are so well-known for? Take note of these beautiful decor tips we’ve gathered for you. Read on:

Scandinavian design doesn’t involve a whole lot of colour, though if you’re looking to brighten up a space without sacrificing the Scandinavian style, plants can do just the trick.

Casual and versatile, this striped throw pillow brings an understated texture to your sofa or bed.

We're seeing a major transition to worn leather pieces in Nordic interiors, like this buffalo leather pouf.

A continuous-line piece gives plenty of personality without having to worry about clashing colours.

While wall-to-wall carpeting is a definite no in Scandinavian design, there are still ways to bring texture to your floors. Our advice? Sheepskin rugs.

You can't go wrong with understated curtains in a gray hue – the perfect finishing touch for a Scandinavian-inspired design scheme.

Scandinavian meets zen with this warm floor lantern. This cozy lamp will illuminate an entire room with comfortable lighting.