The Scandinavian style is extremely popular and made out of stylishly dissimilar aspects. Yes, it is cozy but it’s also experimental. If you don’t really understand how to align both of these concepts, then here 5 ways to help you out:
1. The contrast of various neutrals
The one thing that instantly stands out about this particular living room is how the mismatched neutral tones create a very beautiful contrast. The successful combination of greys, textured white, woods, and subtle blues is such a joy to behold. But best of all is the fact that they are all very calming colours, so you’ll definitely feel your countenance relax while entertaining or sitting in such a space.
2. Knowing the pop and lock of furniture
The ‘pop and lock’ of furniture basically refers to a totally mismatched palette of furnishings that can be emulated in a single space. This living room come dining area feature an awesome combination of dissimilar furniture pieces. The media console is very midcentury modern, while the various chairs and benches that make up the dining nook are retro chic. But all of it comes together beautifully.
3. A whole other dimension of contrast
The stylistic contrast created between the dining area and the kitchen in this image looks extremely gorgeous. Its mismatched in the best sense, but the material combination of the two spaces remains essentially the same. However, it’s the very distinct style of the furniture and its upholstery that accents simplicity of the wooden textured laminates in the kitchen so gorgeously.
4. Cozily modern
As far as cozy and modern go, this space articulates the whole concept exceptionally well. While the use of wood textured laminates create an inherent coziness in the ambiance, the glass backsplash and sleek countertops make the whole thing feel very modern. The gadgets on full display only reinforce this outlook while the under-cabinet lighting enhances the coziness.
5. Knowing your light source
The intrinsic dissimilarity of the light sources in this image is an excellent example of how to work with light contrast. While the natural light is very forthcoming during the day, it’s how you articulate the artificial lighting that actually lends the space a homely and welcoming look.