BIG NO NOs

Before making the plan for your new Scandinavian inspired house, please make sure you are not making any of these mistakes.

6 days ago

Even though white is the most common wall color in Scandinavia, please jump over the light colors. If you want something unique, go for gray, dark green or dark blue. We have never seen a light blue w
Nov 5

Here are a few No Nos that we beg you all to follow, if you want to create a nice homely Scandinavian inspired home: It is a huge misconception our spaces are bare. On the contrary, it’s not all abo
Oct 21

The beauty lies in the contrasts. Apart from in basements we sledom see light wood panels in Scandinavia. However white painted panels are common. The easiest way to come closer to Scandinavian interi
Sep 24, 2018

A plain empty floor gives a cold look that is impersonal and alienating. Singapore being a very hot country, it is not a matter of physical warmth, but emotional. Add rugs, in every room. Either a pla
Sep 23, 2018

Do not buy replicated or reproduced vintage or "antique" furniture. Do not purchase newly produced retro or antique wannabes. Make sure it is a genuine vintage piece, and not vintage/retro/antique “st
Sep 23, 2018

Mix materials and textures, and also mix styles. No need to limit yourself to one style of furnishings. Mix furniture from different eras, and different geographical areas. The simple lines of Scandin
6 days ago

Get real wooden flooring, or tiles. Yet again, focus on the authentic. And bring nature in. Yes, it might cost you a little bit more, but it is worth it. The most common parquet in Scandinavia is the
Nov 5

Please avoid florescent light, both the built-in lights and bulbs. With a softer warm light the feeling in the room will be more homely. We seldom use bulbs starker than 40W. And regarding flowers, ne
Sep 24, 2018

Going back to the need for accessories in Scandinavia. Be proud of your stories, may it be photographs or memories from journeys. Even creations. The walls give you an opportunity to present yourself.
Sep 24, 2018

We know built-ins are very popular in this part of the world. But if you want to create a real Scandi home, that is not the way. We seldom see this in Scandinavia, only as wardrobes. Instead, use stor
Sep 23, 2018

Anything false is a big no-no, such as a fake brick wall. Very rarely do we see fake brick walls in Scandinavia. However original brick wall as genuine feature can be very decorative. Overall Scandina
Sep 23, 2018

It is time for the second inspirational letter in our series of this often misconceived phenomenon. Since we at Möbler often receive the question, we wish to clarify. Each month we will give you new