We have come to increasingly love and embrace what has become known as Japandi style. Scandinese or Japanordic style, as it has also been labelled, is a hybrid trend where east meets west. The result is an aesthetically pleasing minimalism incorporating the shared love of clean lines, natural materials and craftsmanship.
Scandi design has an emphasis on a more neutral colour scheme with furniture and accessories having a more relaxed rustic feel. Furniture is made from light oaks and accessories are in cool tones of light greys, pale pinks and pastel blues and greens. There is a focus on comfort in the home which includes adding accent pieces like rugs, throws and cushions. Japanese is a more refined style incorporating often curved low furniture in darker and stained woods. This is complemented by adding warm accents of darker richer colours like charcoal greys, indigo, navy blues and deep greens. Both styles enjoy adding natural elements like indoor plants to breathe life and a sense of vibrancy into a room. Their presence brings tranquility softness, colour and energy to the space.