Modern Living: Scandinavian Style
- Includes useful tips to optimize and decorate your home, room by room
- With expert advice from leaders in Scandinavian design
Decorating an interior—one that is simple, functional, cosy and calm, with no piece of furniture unloved or overlooked—is a tall order. It should be convenient, space-saving and beautifully put together so that it enhances the chores of everyday life, whilst looking good too. What is it about Scandinavian design that does this so well? In Modern Living Scandinavian Style, design writer Claire Bingham escapes to the Nordic nations with this inspiring and practical guide to creating feel-good interiors that are pared-back yet characterful. But it’s also a book full of practical tips—including easy updates and decorating solutions for the homemaker wanting to make their space brighter and better. Want to know how to achieve an elegant limewood floor? This book shows you how. Each chapter explores the design ideas and pieces that make up every room, revealing decorating secrets to recreate Nordic chic. Inspired by modern and classic Scandinavian design, learn how to introduce a dash of Scandi into your home. The effortless and timeless Scandinavian look will never go out of style.
CLAIRE BINGHAM is an interiors journalist who writes about architecture, design, and style for several publications worldwide. Before becoming an author with her first book Modern Living, she was Homes Editor for Elle Decoration UK and her work has been featured in international glossies, including Vogue Living and Architectural Digest. Scouring the globe for inspiring interiors and discovering the talents behind the sceenes, she is interested in well-considered design that fits with our individual needs. Ultimately, she writes about the design and decoration of people's homes and how they like to live.
teNeues Publishing, 2016
Hardcover, 176 pages, 250 color and 6 b/w photographs, 8 3/4 x 11 1/3 in.