There may be some questions that may appear in our mind when we hear about Scandinavia Style, "What is Scandinavian Design? Is it worth décor my house in that style?"
We all know that Scandinavia, historically Scandia, part of northern Europe, generally held to consist of the two countries of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Norway, and Sweden, with the addition of Denmark. Some authorities argue for the inclusion of Finland on geologic and economic grounds and of Iceland and the Faroe Islands because their inhabitants speak North Germanic (or Scandinavian) languages related to those of Norway and Sweden.
And the Scandinavian design is a prominent design movement that has influenced everything from architecture and interior design to product design. The movement emerged in the early 20th century in the areas mentioned above.
The history of Scandinavian design is deeply connected to some of the world's most revered architects and designers. Renowned figures that have helped usher in the golden age of Nordic design include Alvar Aalto, Olav Haug, Arne Jacobsen, Timo Tapani Sarpaneva, Poul Henningsen, Bruno Mathsson, Kaare Klint, and Borge Mogensen, among many others. Iconic designs from this era include the PH lamp series, the Egg Chair, the Spanish Chair, and the Finlandia glassware series, to name a few.
In the period between the two World Wars, the designers of the whole Europa show a shared desire for modernity and innovation in design, in a new trend, where the creative process of design is placed in reaction to new industrial technologies, the Scandinavian designers develop an exemplary style.
In the need to keep in mind the mass-production costs at the base of the new stylistic research, the Scandinavian design creates new lines that enhance the structure of the product and the natural characteristics of the materials used.
Today, Scandinavian design is one of the most popular movements in contemporary design. Many designs from the golden era are still used today. Good examples are Alvar Aalto's stool designs that appear in Apple stores; the PH series from the Louis Poulsen collection; and the unmistakable Egg chair. New designs created by young Scandinavian designers pay homage to the legendary pioneers of the movement while offering fresh twists on the iconic Nordic style.
And yes, on our website, you can check out our famous candle holders, which are favored for their Nordic style.