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Take a trip to Scandinavia where this Style begins with Beauty

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Scandinavia is made up of the three countries Denmark, Norway and Sweeden. The term “Scandinavia” made history in the early 18th century as a result of Danish and Sweedish universities championing the shared history, mythology, arts and culture of Denmark, Sweeden and Norway.

The Scandinavian style is a clean and uncluttered kitchen design which is streamlined and consists of clever storage systems. The colour palette is light and muted making the space appear brighter, lighter and super stylish.

We have designed and built a range of handmade kitchens with a Scandinavian style where they have been created in modern, traditional and classic shakers. Made up of three components – functionality, simplicity and beauty, this style will be loved for many years to come.

Denmark

Denmark is one of the Nordic countries in Northwest Europe and lies southwest of Sweden and south of Norway. It’s linked to Sweden via the Öresund bridge. Copenhagen is the capital and is home to royal palaces and the colourful Nyhavn harbour, plus the Tivoli amusement park and the iconic “Little Mermaid” statue.

There are some great places to get up close to in the Danish cities of Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense and Aalborg.

Copenhagen

Copenhagen is known for being the happiest city in the world, due to its shorter workdays, free college tuition, more vacation days and levels of personal interaction. A unique city awaits, characterized by canals, cycling culture, a strong economy and happy locals.

Visit Tivoli Gardens an amusement park and pleasure garden that opened in 1843 with it being a popular seasonal theme park throughout history attracting many visitors.

Nyhavn is a beautiful 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district in Copenhagen. It stretches from Kongens Nytorv to the harbour front just south of the Royal Playhouse. Brightly coloured with many townhouses, bars, cafes and restaurants. Historical wooden ships line the canal making it a picturesque place to visit.

The Little Mermaid a bronze statue by Edvard Eriksen, depicting a mermaid becoming human. The sculpture is displayed on a rock by the waterside at the Langelinie promenade. 1.25 metres tall and weighing 175km, it has become the icon and main tourist attraction since its inveiling in 1913.

Norway

Norway is a Scandinavian country surrounded by mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords. The capital Oslo is filled with green spaces and museums, and Bergen has colourful wooden houses, which is the starting point for cruises to the dramatic Sognefjord. Norway is also known for fishing, hiking and skiing.

The Northern Lights lets you experience magic and unbelievable colours that move across the Arctic sky. It is on many people’s bucket lists and one to really think about seeing. It’s like a celestial ballet of light dancing across the night sky, with a colour palette of green, blue, pink and violet.

Vigeland Sculpture Park has more than 200 sculptures by Gustav Vigeland in bronze, granite and cast iron, including The Angry Boy, The Monolith and The Wheel of Life.

Akershus Fortress is a great place to discover Oslo’s history and enjoy a summers day. The medieval castle completed in the 1300s, had a strategical location at the very end of the headland and withstood a number of sieges throughout the ages. King Christian had the castle modernised and converted it into a Renaissance castle and royal residence.

Sweden

Sweden is a Scandinavian nation with thousands of coastal islands and inland lakes, along with vast boreal forests and glaciated mountains. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east. A bridge-tunnel across the Öresund Strait connects Sweden to Denmark. Its capital city is Stockholm where it’s filled with cobblestone streets and ochre-coloured buildings, being one of the most welcoming cities in the world.

Kungsleden is Sweden’s longest and most well-known hiking trail. It’s over 400km long and some sections, such as the one between Abisko and Kvikkjokk, are equipped with huts and cabins.

Gotland is the self-proclaimed jewel of the Baltic Sea and one of Sweden’s most popular summer destinations. The island is full of nightlife, rural charm and farms that are spread throughout making it a beautiful place to visit. It’s one of the parts of Sweden that enjoys the most hours of sunlight each year.

Lapland is Sweden’s northernmost province. A very outdoorsy place, with hiking and fishing being the two biggest activities as well as skiing and canoeing. It covers about a quarter of the entire country, and borders both Norway and Finland.

If you would like to know more about a Scandi style and how we can incorporate it into your space contact us today – we look forward to hearing from you.

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