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4 Pieces from Iconic Scandinavian Brands

Add a Scandinavian touch to your home with these minimalist finds

Photography: Miguel Nacianceno (Main Photo)

After more than 12 years of featuring hundreds of houses, condos, and apartments, we have seen numerous interior design trends come and go. While some are no longer as popular as before, there are those that have stood the test of time and continue to inspire Filipino homeowners everywhere—including the Scandinavian style!

Scandinavian style appeals to many homeowners because of the timeless color choices and streamlined furniture pieces! If you want to bring in a few Scandinavian details in your own space, you can start with these pieces from iconic Scandinavian brands:

Replace your old candleholders with these interesting picks.

Alfredo Heberli Candleholders, find similar at Rustan’s Department Store, Makati City.

This Finnish fabric brand is best known for the playful patterns.

Fabrics by Maija Isola and Tina Karvonen, visit www.marimekko.

If you are looking for simple pieces at affordable prices, you may want to check out IKEA! This particular trash bin is one of our favorite finds.

Knodd Trash Bin, Möbler.

In 1984, Erik Rosendahl established Rosendahl, a Danish dinnerware and cutlery. We love their classic decanter and wine glasses. 

Wineglass and Decanter by Rosendahl, Scandinavia Trend at Filtra Inc., tel. (02) 478-6888.

Read the original article ("Sixties Style") in the November 2014 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App. Log on to for more details.

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