Natural materials; neutral colours; clean, elegant lines: the Scandinavian look is one of the most popular in contemporary interior design. This book is the perfect introduction to its history and major practitioners, covering such great designers as Arne Jacobsen and Stig Lindberg, and such key furniture and textiles designers as Litala and Marimekko. It will also teach readers how to recreate Scandinavian style with 30 step-by-step DIY projects that show them how to customize furniture and common household objects.
Sonia Lucano writes widely on crafts and interior design. She is the author of numerous books on the subject.
Part One: The History - The History of Scandinavian Design; The Five Scandinavian Countries and their Characteristics; The Big Names in Scandinavian Design and their Iconic Pieces; The Scandinavian Look Around the World; The Five Keys to the Scandinavian Look; Sourcing Antique Furniture * Part Two - Furniture; Decoration; Textiles; Ceramics; Templates and Motifs