23 Stunning Scandinavian Style Furniture To Help You Pull Off The Look

Scandinavian Style Furniture are still just as hot as ever. Have you been planning a Nordic interior makeover? This post will give you a great head start – we’ve collected a huge list of our 50 favorite Scandinavian inspired furnoture for every room, and of course, for every budget. Here you’ll find collector pieces from iconic names like Arne Jacobsen as well as general pieces to fit an IKEA budget. Not all of these chairs are from designers that hail from the North – these pieces come from all around the world, but each one would fit into a Scandinavian decor theme with ease.
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Hee Welling Style About A Chair: Prolific designer Hee Welling studied art and design in Helsinki and mastered in furniture design at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. His fabulous Copenhagen studio produces fine Scandinavian wares like this increasingly iconic chair consisting of a smooth and simple shell on bent beech legs with soaped oak veneer. It’s a modern furniture with timeless appeal, perfect for home or office settings. You can get the original chair here.

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Wegner Wishbone Style Chair: The beautiful Wishbone furniture chair is one of Hans J. Wegner’s most recognizable designs, but you don’t have to wait for a rare original to hit the market. This solid walnut reproduction is the perfect final touch for an interior design based on the natural side of Scandinavian style.

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Wegner Elbow Style Chair: Here’s another style inspired by a Wegner mainstay. The Elbow furniture Chair (also known as CH20) came to life in 1956 but looks just as fresh and modern as ever. This sturdy reproduction features a comfortable leatherette seat, but the upholstery is black unlike the white in the photo, better suited to a darker or more traditional interior.

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Wegner CH33 Style Chair: It’s hard to comb through design magazines without coming across this beautiful and versatile chair. This is another reproduction based on a highly sought after design Hans J. Wegner, a subtle and high quality piece that makes its primary statement through the gorgeous curves that please the eye from every angle. This set is available with a choice of oak or chestnut finish, with beige fabric or black faux leather upholstery.

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Arne Jacobsen Style Series 7 Style Side Chair: Just as famous for his architectural work as he was his furniture design, Arne Jacobsen was educated at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and later returned as a professor to teach a fresh generation of brilliant Scandinavian style. The Series 7 furniture Chair was among his best-selling creations, and this accurate reproduction makes this instantly recognizable classic available to a much wider audience.

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Hans Wegner Style “Presidential Election” Round Chair: Wegner’s round furniture chair gained its presidential designation in a spectacular way. In the very first televised debate between United States presidential candidates Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy, both took their seats in this stylish 1949 design. If you often invite important clients to your office, this little piece of history could make for an interesting talking point – all while reaffirming your great taste in Wegner chairs.

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Eames Style Dining Chair: Although both Charles and Ray Eames were born and educated in the United States, both admired and were influenced by the work of Finnish architect Eliel Saarinen (you might be familiar with his son, Eero). These furniture chairs take inspiration from the famous 1951 Side Chair developed by this powe use molded forms ensured that today’s decorators can enjoy affordr duo and include the recognizable wood dowel base in beech wood. Thankfully, the Eames tendency toable and accurate reproductions like these.

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Eames Style Rocking Chair: Here’s another great chair inspired by the Eames style. Like others from this era, this chair sits low to the ground – great for interiors that maintain a low profile. This rocking armchair is available in black, blue, red, green, and versatile white.

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Panton S Style Chair: Perhaps one of Denmark’s most boundary-pushing furniture designers, Verner Panton made his mark on the world with a futuristic aesthetic that has since grown into the contemporary lexicon. The famous Panton Chair features sensual curves that add mid-century flair to any modern interior. Just like the original, these reproduction Panton chairs are stackable for easy storage.

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Muuto Nerd Dining Chair: Are you looking for something more contemporary? This is a 2012 design created by David Geckeler, an up-and-comer who studied in both Berlin and Copenhagen and effectively blends the best of both worlds. The Nerd Chair is constructed from pressed plywood with solid legs in walnut, oak, or lacquered ash – but the most impressive feature is the lack of visible screws and other mounting hardware. This cleverly streamlined chair would look right at home in any minimalist interior.

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Kartell Masters Chair: Philippe Starck is a French designer who channeled the forms of the world’s three most iconic chairs within one elegant form. The Masters Chair combines the shapes of the Tulip Armchair by Eero Saarinen, the Eiffel Chair by Eames, and the Series 7 by Arne Jacobsen. Each one is lightweight at just 9 pounds, suitable for indoor or outdoor use, and stands at just over 33 inches tall. This original is available in black, grey, yellow, red, sage green, and classic white.

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Arne Jacobsen Drop Chair: Here’s something with a little undeniable retro flavor! Arne Jacobsen’s Drop Chair is as sculptural as it is comfortable. It was impossible to obtain an authorized version of this chair for more than 50 years but has recently come out of its hiatus for Scandinavian style fans to enjoy. This series is currently available in greyscale tones including a subtle blue tint. Consider picking up a set of these to complete your atomic age dining room or to offset straight lines in a geometric interior.

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Muuto Cover Chair: Copenhagen-based designer Thomas Bentzen created this chair for collectors with an eye for detail. It’s a contemporary design made without any metal parts at all, relying on the natural strength of the wood armrests and their exceptionally clever engineering. These chairs are a fitting complement to any modern kitchen, but especially ones with an architecturally focused design. Each chair stands at 30 inches tall with an 18-inch high seat. They can serve as great modern dining chairs too.

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Muuto Fiber Chair: Aleksej Iskos and Boris Berlin collaborated to create this ultra-smooth and sculptural chair. This is a 2014 design crafted from an uncommon composite material including wood fiber. This collection is available with either Kvadrat fabric or full-grain leather upholstery in a variety of neutrals. The legs are solid walnut.

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Eames Molded Plywood Style Dining Chair: These reproduction Eames chairs are manufactured strictly according to the original specifications, resulting in a true-to-inspiration investment piece for fans of the designers. But they’re also practical and surprisingly comfortable, suitable for home or commercial applications alike.

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Salt Chair by Tom Kelley: Designer Tom Kelley lived, studied, and worked with companies all across the world. It’s no wonder that a little Scandinavian style influence entered his personal lexicon. The Salt Chair definitely hints at classic Swedish styles but has the distinct advantage of a compact and modern form. The most defining feature is the legs – they don’t splay outward, making for a small footprint perfect for small spaces like eat-in kitchens or cozy restaurants.

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Thonet Style Chair: Although the Thonet name comes from a masterful woodwork company in Germany, this distinctive chair style has become famous the world over. Its elegant curves look as if they were made for a delicate cottage chic home with Scandinavian flair – but the truth is that this ubiquitous choice would look good anywhere. While the original works by the Thonet family are preciously hard to find today, these solid elm chairs do a fabulous job of imitating the quality and smoothness of the iconic bentwood construction.

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Jens Risom Style Lounge Chair: Educated at the School for Arts and Crafts in Copenhagen, Jens Risom is famously credited for helping to popularize Scandinavian style design in the United States after emigrating at the age of 26. These lounge chairs demonstrate a fantastic merge between both influences. This replica uses woven cotton straps for an embracing yet sturdy feel.

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Wegner Style CH25 Easy Chair: Solid ash and handmade paper rattan come together in this casual yet ever stylish lounge. It has a distinctive organic aesthetic suitable for natural, Nordic, or even traditional interiors.

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Eames Style Lounge Chair: Perhaps one of the most recognizable designs by Eames, this lounge often finds its way into Scandinavian style themed spreads in magazines despite its American origin. This reproduction feels soft to the touch thanks to high quality Italian leather upholstery and exceeds decorative expectation with its walnut veneer shell. This famously comfortable lounge is ideal for a reading nook, library, or media room.

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LumiSource Vintage Mod Accent Chair: Molded wood and simple tapered chair legs are a staple of the mid-century modern style, but they’ll never go out of fashion. This model sits a little higher than many accent chairs inspired by the same era with a seat height of almost 18 inches. The legs and veneer are walnut and the upholstery is available in versatile black or white.

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Zig Zag Style Chair: Based on a 1934 design by Dutch designer Gerrit Rietveld, the Zig Zag chair was definitely ahead of its time. It was designed for the Rietveld Schroder House, known as one of the first and only homes constructed entirely according to the De Stijl movement’s aesthetics and ideals. This fascinating and artistic piece adds fun and whimsy to any setting, sure to become a talking point at your next gathering. This re-creation is constructed from solid ash with a natural finish and includes rubber footpads to protect your floor. The handle on the back makes it easy to rearrange or store away.

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