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Take A Look Inside A Scandinavian Home Inspired By Art Deco

Unsurprisingly, the detailing and glamour of Art Deco married with the simplicity and sleek design of Scandinavian is a match made in heaven.
Take A Look Inside A Scandinavian Home Inspired By Art Deco

You could say the two combined are contradictory; Scandinavian is known for it’s clean, minimal, nature-inspired interiors that focus on function whereas Art Deco embodies bold curves, eclectic colours, and plenty of vintage ornaments. Bare with me.

As with Scandinavian design, Art Deco gave rise to a new approach to design after the war. Moving away from Art Nouveau and influenced by sleek, bold, and geometric lines, Art Deco originated in Paris in the early 1920s and took form in architecture, interiors, decor, carpentry, automotive and much more. It wasn’t long before the two styles met; Art Deco designers looked to Scandinavian design, in particular, to learn from the functional shapes that the style had become known for.

And we’re so glad they did. When brought together, the detailing and glamour of Art Deco married with the simplicity and sleek design of Scandinavian is a match made in heaven. Understandingly mixing two styles can be daunting, the ‘what if’ panic, but suppose you love a little bit of Old Hollywood and would love to bring it into your home without going all out on Art Deco, this combo may just be the style you’re looking for.

Make A Statement with Colour

The use of the soft pink scalloped oyster dining chairs is a simple yet standout way to bring a touch of glamour and vintage into a room without overpowering the rest of the interiors.

Go Geometric with a Rug

When looking to add pattern into a room, opt for a geometric area rug – they’re a perfect way to achieve the Art Deco look and feel without having to compromise on the interiors or decoration.

Consider Darker Shades

Bring together natural elements to contrast with a darker colour palette, this creates a vintage look that highlights the vibrancy of art deco and yet keeps the sleekness of Scandinavian.

Play Around with Materials

There are not many rules when it comes to Art Deco, it embraces a carefree spirit leaving the possibilities entirely down to your imagination. From golden and brass finishes to velvet fabric, a room can quickly become a feast for the eyes.

Photo Credits: Henrik Nero

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