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Scandinavian Modern

Written by Magnus Englund

Published: 10/10/2017

Scandinavian Modern

  • Hardback
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  • 9781849758772
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  • Oct 2017
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  • 144 pages

About the author

Magnus Englund, who wrote the text, and Chrystina Schmidt, who sourced the locations, are co-founders and directors of Skandium, a London-based chain of stores selling the finest of modern Scandinavian design.

In Scandinavian Modern, Magnus Englund and Christina Schmidt of design store Skandium trace the development of the Scandinavian style, introduce key designers and take a look at some of the most stylish homes in Scandinavia.

The first section, Elements, takes a lively look at Scandinavian designers and design in the context of materials: wood, glass, textiles, ceramics, and so on. The second section, Living, offers an in-depth visual survey of 12 outstanding homes in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, ranging from modern country homes to sophisticated city-center apartments. The accompanying text provides a fascinating insight into each interior, describing its design, planning, and evolution.