Inspiring Design: A Neutral Scandinavian Apartment

Man, this whole trying-to-be-productive-even-though-the-kids-are-off-school is just not really working out. I’ve basically given up. I’m just going to embrace the fact that I will be confined to play parks surrounded by screaming children or covered in glitter for the next week or two. Actually, as I write this, I am in fact sitting in a horrendous indoor play area. It’s so loud, you guys – audibly and visually. But look – this Scandinavian apartment isn’t! It’s light and bright and calm and I’ve been pretty much obsessed with it since I discovered it months ago on a real estate listing from Stockholm, Sweden.

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Living and Dining Area

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Living Area

Proof that a Chesterfield can work with almost any design style, right?

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Dining or Office Area

There’s such a good mix in here. Classic furniture and details like the sofa in the living room or the subway tile in the kitchen, sitting pretty next to modern Scandinavian pieces and a decent dose of Ikea.

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Kitchen

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Eat-In Kitchen

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Hallway

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Office Area

The three bedrooms are perfectly simple, letting the industrial architectural details and those stunning beams really shine. Two of them are little loft spaces. I think that’s part of what I find so appealing about this apartment – it makes such great use of space. The areas with functions like sleeping and studying are all small but perfectly formed, maximising room for living and socialising.

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Master Bedroom

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Bedroom Loft

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Bedroom 3

Neutral Scandinavian Apartment Stockholm Balcony

And such a cute little balcony, right? I could happily live here, thank you very much.

 

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3 Comments

  1. August 29, 2017 / 10:21 pm

    This is a VERY beautiful home! The deep red Chesterfield is so unexpected and yet so wonderfully gorgeous here! 👌😍

    • September 1, 2017 / 8:49 am

      Hi Meera! It is, isn’t it? I always love a Chesterfield, but more I think when it’s unexpected. x

  2. Hasena Beds
    September 12, 2017 / 11:44 am

    This apartment looks gorgeous. All pictures are beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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