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Stylish Scandinavian dining room design ideas

These cool dining room design ideas are cool and fresh.

Scandinavian designs have comes to be known for their simplicity, minimalism and functionality. Give this style a try if you are looking to freshen up your dining room or dining zone. It could add a whole new dimension to this space. Here are some cool Scandinavian dining room design ideas to explore.

Scandinavian colours

You must get clear on your palette before you go out and buy a ton of furniture for your dining area. Choose soft and light tones, like white, grey or pastel shades. You could even paint the walls around this space in these shades. Add accent colours to this space to make your dining room come alive. You can use black or brown. You could even try bold colours like blue, green, yellow, or red. Decorative accessories in geometric patterns for things like carpets and paintings could be simple ways to add pops of colour.

Make wood the main material

Wood is popularly used as the predominant material in many Scandinavian designs. Wood flooring or furniture can add a whole lot of warmth to your dining area. You could even paint it white for the floor space. Think outside the box for this one. There are many creative and functional ways to make use of wood.

Choose functional furniture

The furniture of the Scandinavian style is all about straight, clean and simple lines. However, you could also experiment with soft curves with organic lines. You get a clean and functional wooden dining table, chairs, and benches that can work well with neutral shades. A whitewashed trestle dining table could also give your dining area a Nordic vibe. Choose furniture that is in keeping with this style, but is also true to your and your needs.

Play with the right textures

Create a dining room area you and your family can enjoy. That means adding elements to cosy the place up. Use various natural fabrics for this space to make it inviting. Cotton, wool or leather can be used for upholstery of chairs, carpets, or curtains. A sleek table and leather chairs covered with faux fur could look chic. You can also add a printed rug to your Nordic dining space. You could also go for a stained table, woven chairs, and a jute rug. If you have a small dining space, a built-in bench could be a nice addition to this space.

Darielle Britto

Darielle Britto has been in the world of journalism since 2014 — covering everything from breaking news to lifestyle for some of India's top publications. Currently, she focuses on all things food, fashion, travel, home, health, design and offbeat.
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