Scandinavian design has been trending in Singapore’s dining room scene for a while now, and for good reason. This style is all about creating a warm and cozy atmosphere with clean lines, natural materials, and a touch of minimalism. In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at what makes a Scandinavian-style dining room so popular in Singapore and how you can achieve this look with products from Danish Design Co. Singapore.
Why is Scandinavian Style So Popular in Singapore?
Scandinavian design has been popular around the world for decades, but it’s gained particular traction in Singapore in recent years. There are a few reasons why this might be the case.
Firstly, Singaporeans tend to live in smaller spaces, and Scandinavian design is known for its practicality and minimalism. This makes it the perfect solution for those looking to create a cozy and functional dining room without taking up too much space. Secondly, Singaporeans are known for their love of nature, and Scandinavian design celebrates natural materials like wood and leather. This connection to nature is reflected in the clean lines and simple shapes that are so characteristic of Scandinavian design.
Lastly, Singapore is a melting pot of cultures, and Scandinavian design is a style that’s easy to blend with other styles. This makes it a versatile choice for those looking to create a unique and personalized dining room.
The Key Elements of a Scandinavian-Style Dining Room
Before we dive into specific products from Danish Design Co. Singapore, let’s take a look at the key elements of a Scandinavian-style dining room.
Scandinavian design is all about simplicity, and clean lines are a key part of achieving this look. This means avoiding ornate details and sticking to simple, functional shapes. Think square or rectangular tables with straight legs and chairs with clean, uncomplicated lines.
As mentioned earlier, natural materials like wood and leather are an important part of Scandinavian design. This means using furniture made from solid wood, such as oak or teak, and incorporating leather or other natural materials into seating or décor.
Scandinavian design tends to use neutral colors like white, black, gray, and beige. This doesn’t mean that your dining room has to be boring, though. You can add pops of color with accessories like pillows, rugs, or artwork.
Lighting is an essential part of any dining room, and in a Scandinavian-style dining room, warm lighting is key. This means choosing light fixtures with warm light bulbs, like Edison bulbs, or using candles to create a cozy ambiance.
With these key elements in mind, let’s take a look at some specific products from Danish Design Co. Singapore that can help you achieve the perfect Scandinavian-style dining room.
The Carl Hansen SH900 Table
The Carl Hansen SH900 dining table is a masterpiece of Danish design. Designed by Strand+Hvass, the SH900 table is both elegant and functional. The table is available in a variety of sizes, making it perfect for any dining room. The solid wood construction of the table means that it’s durable and will last for many years to come. One of the key features of the SH900 table is its extension system. The table comes with two extension leaves that can be easily added to the table to accommodate more guests.
The extension leaves are stored under the table top, so they’re always on hand when you need them. The Carl Hansen SH900 table is available in a range of wood finishes, including oak, walnut, and smoked oak. Each finish has its own unique character, so you can choose the one that best suits your style and taste.
The Hans Wegner Wishbone Chair
To complement the table, choose dining chairs that are both comfortable and stylish. The Hans J. Wegner Wishbone chair, also available from Danish Design Co., is a great choice. Its curved backrest and woven seat make it both comfortable and visually appealing. Designed by Hans J. Wegner in 1949, the Wishbone chair is one of the most iconic chairs of the 20th century. The chair’s elegant curves and woven seat make it both comfortable and visually striking.
The dining chair is available in a range of wood finishes, including oak, walnut, and beech. The chair’s woven seat is available in a range of colors, including natural, black, white, and brown. This means that you can choose a combination of finishes and colors that best suits your style and taste.
GUBI Multi-Lite Pendant
The Multi-Lite Pendant Lamp by Gubi is a timeless and versatile lighting fixture that embodies the essence of Scandinavian design. Designed in 1972 by Louis Weisdorf, the Multi-Lite Pendant Lamp features an innovative and elegant construction that allows the user to adjust the light and create different moods and atmospheres.
The lamp consists of two rotating shades that can be positioned in multiple ways to direct the light upwards, downwards or to the sides, depending on the desired effect. The Multi-Lite Pendant Lamp is available in various colors and finishes, and its sleek and sophisticated design makes it a perfect addition to any modern interior.
Skovby Cabinet and Sideboard
The #452 display cabinet has a roomy, classic style that offers plenty of space for dinnerware, displays, and priceless artifacts. It may be placed on a plinth or legs and is equipped with two glass doors, four glass shelves, and two LED lights. The pieces in this collection have beautiful, harmonious designs and are proportioned in accordance with the Golden Ratio. The #400 range is available in a variety of designs, wood types, and finishes.
The #88 Sideboard has eight drawers, so it can easily keep a sizable assortment of home products that will make your eating experience more enjoyable. Homeowners can access the drawers by pressing on a secret wooden list that has been put at the edge of each one. Since it has a simplistic style, it complements the vast majority of Skovby’s equally wonderful tables, such the SM27 Dining Table.