In many ways, Scandinavian design has influenced how we decorate around the world. From iconic Danish designers to the minimalist influences and the cozy vibes of hygge, we all take bits from Scandinavian design and make it our own; a linen throw here, a modern Danish chair or fur blanket there. Case in point: Some of the best Scandinavian design blogs hail from all over the world, from New Zealand to the Pacific Northwest and Greece.
Do you love the minimal nature of Scandinavian interiors? Are you inspired by Swedish beach homes or Copenhagen apartments? Trust us, you'll want to follow these nine Scandinavian design blogs. They'll provide you with a wealth of inspiration and information, from stunning home tours and carefully curated mood boards to personal home updates and décor trend reports.
Below, read on to learn the nine Scandinavian interior design blogs we currently have bookmarked.
Only Deco Love
Katerina Dima grew up in Athens, Greece, and studied architecture before moving to Oslo, Norway. She originally started Only Deco Love to document the renovation of her home, a space influenced by Nordic design mixed with contemporary American, industrial, and minimalist aspects. Dima's style blends Scandinavian style with modern décor to find a sleek balance. Bookmark Only Deco Love for beautiful original photography, home tours, and curated product selections.
My Scandinavian Home
Niki Brantmark grew up in London before moving to the coastal region of Skåne, Sweden, where she now lives with her husband and two daughters. She started My Scandinavian Home in 2011 to inspire others with ethereal Scandinavian homes with a vintage touch. Since then, she has also penned three books: Lagom, The Scandinavian Home, and Modern Pastoral. Bookmark My Scandinavian Home for beautiful home tours with Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, and Finnish influences.
Musta Ovi is written in Finnish, so you may need to use Google Translate, but the extra effort is worth it. The founder, Marja Wickman, started the blog in 2013 to document the evolution of her home, a Scandinavian house with Danish influences. Since then, her blog has won Blog Awards Finland in 2016 and 2017. Bookmark Musta Ovi for stunning original photography, home updates, and recipes.
Eleni Psyllaki hails from Heraklion, Crete, where she moved returned to after years living and working as an architect in Greece. She started My Paradissi in 2010 on impulse to gather inspiration for her professional and personal projects. She now works as a freelance architect and minimalist interior designer in her hometown. Bookmark My Paradissi for Etsy finds, mood boards, and interior design tips and tricks.
The Design Chaser
Michelle Halford, who hails from New Zealand, started The Design Chaser to shine a spotlight on Scandinavian interiors and design. She works as a freelance stylist and brand ambassador and loves to share updates on the home she shares with her husband and two sons. Bookmark The Design Chaser for interior trends, inspiring creatives, and beautiful homes.
Danish blogger Allan Torp blends design, architecture, travel, and art to celebrate the internationally recognized simple, bright, Scandinavian aesthetic. Check out Bungalow 5's Weekly Obsessions column, where Torp zeroes in on a theme (Vanities! Summer! Sustainability!) and rounds up top product picks and links to related design news, events, and collaborations. Bookmark Bungalow 5 for design news, interviews, and home tours.
Former advertising agency alum Frida Ramstedt has been blogging about Scandinavian design and home life since 2005. Trendenser is written in Swedish, so select your preferred language first to access the site. You'll find delicate place setting decorations along with practical advice (like how to hang and reinforce framed photos/artwork). Don't miss the 'lookalike' series where Ramstedt curates budget-friendly replicas of some of the design world's most coveted pieces. Bookmark Trendenser for home furnishing knock-offs, seasonal flower décor how-tos, and practical design and lifestyle tips.
Paper & Stitch
As many blogger success stories go, Brittni Mehlhoff started Paper & Stitch to chronicle her design inspirations, and before she knew it, the former high-school art teacher became a full-time editor, art director, and stylist. Mehlhoff draws from her fine art background to reimagine a room, a scrap piece of fabric, or an old piece of furniture into DIY creations in a range of styles, from Scandinavian design to midcentury modern. Bookmark Paper & Stitch for DIY furnishings, home entertaining décor, and party favors, plus recipes and travel inspiration.
Fine Little Day
Elisabeth Dunker and her team of designers draw inspiration from Scandinavian nature, environmentally friendly materials, and a passion for play and hand-drawn lines to guide Fine Little Day's blog content and products. Their eponymous line includes bed linens to kitchen fabrics and posters for kids (and kids-at-heart). Bookmark Fine Little Day for crafts, patterns, and studio visits.