If you’ve ever caught yourself wishing you could bleach your wood floors, toss a sheepskin over a dining chair, or stick to a minimal color palette, chances are you’ve been wooed by Scandinavian design. The Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) are currently having a major impact on the global design scene, much like in the middle of the 20th century. But where exactly should one shop for Scandinavian décor? Forgo a trip to the big blue box, and scour these sites instead.
Josef Frank Pillow, Brazil ($230)
It’s ironic that Josef Frank’s designs are seen as quintessentially Scandinavian, as he was actually born in Austria. But he went on to adopt Swedish citizenship and create vibrant and dynamic designs that are still in production today. Familiarize yourself with his colorful botanic prints, and you’ll start to notice them everywhere.