// The Scandi-Industrial Apartment
Scandi-industrial style is a blend of two styles: Scandinavian design and industrial design.
Scandinavian design is best known for warmth, functionality, clean lines and simple elegance. Think of elements of natural, simple minimalism, neutral tones, and white walls. Industrial design style is also known as ‘ the warehouse look’. Taking its inspiration from old factories turned into loft dwellings. This style mixes textures like wood, metal and concrete and keeping the ‘unfinished look’.
The blending of these two styles resulted in a whole new style called ‘Scandi-industrial’. These styles work so well together because they have some common threads – neutral tones, mixing texture and functionality. These styles appreciate the beauty of natural and raw materials without a lot of ornamental detail.
When it comes to blending styles in one room – you need to have a dominant style and then a supporting style. A 50/50 mix will look and feel confused. Because these two styles have some common threads, they are quite easy to mix together. An example of mixing these style is to have a Scandinavian style as the dominant (furniture for instance) with white walls or a brick wall painted in white and add some industrial lighting.
When you mix these two styles together – you get a truly unique look !
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