GUIDE // WHERE YOU CAN BUY SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN ONLINE

If you are like me you love looking online for the latest in Scandinavian design, but sometimes it can be tricky to know where to go. Below I have compiled an extensive list of the online stores I know about to help make the search easier for you.

These are in no particular order as it is impossible for me to choose any favorites, but I have categorized them into shops only selling Scandinavian design, shops with a large selection of Scandinavian design as well as hygge related shops at the bottom. Hope you will discover some new places to browse for inspiration and buy your favorite Scandinavian brands.

SHOPS FOCUSING ON SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN:

FINNISH DESIGN SHOP – PIECES OF NORDIC HAPPINESS
This is the page I love to browse quite often for inspiration and to get updated on news from the Scandinavian design world. Their What’s New section is always full of so many great pieces and a great place to discover the latest. The design store opened in 2004 with the aim to sell big and small Finnish design goods all around the world. From day one, the products needed to meet two requirements: excellent design and top-notch quality. Today it has grown to become the world’s largest online store specialized in Nordic design, and you can find design pieces from all of the Scandinavian countries as well as Finland.

Facts:
Has over 170 design brands that suit the Nordic lifestyle. For example Artek, Muuto, Hay, Iittala and Marimekko. Based in Finland. International shipping (to over 180 countries).

Visit their website: www.finnishdesignshop.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @finnishdesignshop
Read their weekly editorial content: Design Stories online magazine

SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN CENTER
A leading destination for design enthusiasts around the world, offering an extensive assortment from renowned brands, both classic and contemporary, that encapsulates the very best of Scandinavian home design. It all started in 2003 in Kalmar, a small coastal city in south-east Sweden, with a passion for Scandi-style and design, and a vision to make it accessible around the world, regardless of location. Whether you are looking for the true classics, such as Georg Jensen, Arne Jacobsen and Alvar Aalto, or the fun and bold, such as Marimekko and House Doctor, you have come to the right place!

Facts:
Work with over 200 renowned Scandinavian brands including Arabia, Rörstrand, Ferm Living, Georg Jensen, Marimekko and String furniture. Based in Sweden. Worldwide shipping.

Visit their website: www.scandinaviandesigncenter.com
Get inspired on Facebook: @designonline.se

SKANDIUM
Skandium was founded in London in 1999 by three Scandinavians with the aim of being the best retailer of Scandinavian design & furniture in the world. Today they are the leading company in the UK supplying modern contemporary Scandinavian lifestyle products for the home, outdoor, soft contract and hospitality markets. Their website is a great source of inspiration for any Scandi-lover, and the thriving online store offers a wide range of products not available in its stores.

Facts:
Stocks a large selection of Scandinavian brands including Marimekko, Skagerak and Woodnotes. UK based. International delivery.

Visit their website: www.skandium.com
Follow on Facebook: @skandium
Get inspired on Instagram: @skandiumltd

GRØN + WHITE
An online concept store passionate about Scandinavian style and lifestyle curated by Britt Nilsson. Visit their online store if you love the clean, streamlined Nordic look and would like to create that cozy, simple aesthetic in your own home.

Facts:
Grøn + White is delighted to offer Scandinavian home designs from both well-established brands such as Menu, Ferm Living and Normann Copenhagen as well as independent designers such as Moebe, Silke Bonde, (By) Garmi, Anne Linde and Gurilla. Canada based. International shipping.

Visit their website: www.gronandwhite.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @gronandwhite
Read their blog: A Nordic Mood

CLOUDBERRY LIVING
Named after the rare handpicked jewel-like fruit of the north, Cloudberry Living have carefully chosen iconic Scandinavian designer brands as well as emerging new designers. Inspired by Scandinavia’s design heritage, combining function, form, quality and sustainability in timeless simplistic designs, make sure you head over and have a look if want to create Scandi style in your interior.

Facts:
A large selection of Scandinavian design brands like Iittala, Ferm Living and Pappelina as well as new and exciting products and designers. UK based. Worldwide shipping.

Visit their website: www.cloudberryliving.co.uk
Get inspired on Instagram: @cloudberryliving
Read their blog: Life. Scandi. Style.

ENIITO
Hatched from a genuine passion for New Nordic Design and the simple thought of all the untapped potential that exists in Scandinavia, ENIITO is the place to discover smaller, new brands. By only featuring the unseen and upcoming craftspeople ENIITO nurtures entrepreneurship, innovation and uniqueness – it is a needed alternative to otherwise mainstream brands. Because unique Scandinavian designs should be easy to reach no matter where in the world you live. As it is not a traditional webshop but a marketplace where small Scandinavian designers sell their designs directly to passionate design-lovers from all around, the designs one will find at eniito.com are all special and small scale productions that one cannot find in many design stores – especially not outside of the Scandinavian capitals.

Facts:
The categories and designers are chosen in adherence to the Nordic design principles of quality, functionalism and minimalism. To ensure the authenticity of the designs, all designers must be based in Scandinavia. Based in Denmark. International shipping.

Visit their website: www.eniito.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @eniito
Read their blog: ENIITO – Scandinavian by design

HUSET
Huset, “the house” in Swedish, Danish and Norwegian, is a one-stop shop for the best in modern Scandinavian design. Offering up the finest Scandinavian furniture and accessory brands for home and office, fine fashions for him and her, as well as clothing and toys for the littlest style icons – the House has everything you need for a well-rounded modern Scandinavian lifestyle.

Facts:
Their search for more individual, design-oriented products has yielded a collection which includes furniture, gifts, accessories, textiles, jewelry, clothing, kids items, fine art and objects for the home; featuring the works of more than 60 Scandinavian designers. US based. International shipping.

Visit their website: www.huset-shop.com
Follow on Facebook: @husetshop
Get inspired on Instagram: @husetshop

LIFE STORY
Life Story concept store is the perfect place for lovers of Scandinavian design and hygge in Edinburgh. With a distinct vision of contemporary living, it offers customers honestly made lifestyle products, items they believe to be beautiful, useful and that contribute to a life lived well.

Facts:
Home to a host of designers from across the globe and particularly Scandi suppliers including ferm LIVING, HAY and house doctor, at Life Story you will find an eclectic collection of lifestyle products, art, lighting, homewares & furniture. Based in Edinburgh. Deliver to the UK, but other places on demand.

Visit their website: www.lifestoryshop.com
Follow on Facebook: @lifestoryshop
Get inspired on Instagram: @lifestoryedin

NORDIC EDIT
An online store by Kate & Karin with the aim is to spread the joy of adopting a simple, warm, natural design ethos that creates calmness, simplicity and a feeling of peace in the space that matters most: our home. Based in East Lothian which is on the East Coast of Scotland, they love to champion Nordic homeware that is as stylish as it is sensible. Pieces that just ‘work’ – beautifully!

Facts:
a curated collection of Nordic design brands that will help you add a touch of Scandinavian simplicity, sense and style to your home, making every day more enjoyable. UK based. Worldwide shipping

Visit their website: www.thenordicedit.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @thenordicedit
Read the blog: The Edit

ATT PYNTA
Contemporary, affordable luxury homewares brought to you by Kai and Amanda – a Swede and a Brit living in London. A destination for Scandinavian style and interiors without breaking the bank.

Facts:
Selling a range of small independent and known Scandinavian brands as well as their own designs. UK based. International shipping.

Visit their website: www.attpynta.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @attpynta
Read their blog Att Samla.

ILLUMS BOLIGHUS
Illums Bolighus is the premier centre in Scandinavia for Danish and international design with the goal for all customers to have a smile on their face, whether they have allowed themselves to be tempted or not.

Facts:
Stocking furniture, lamps, kitchen and bathroom articles, ceramics, porcelain, silver, and glassware. Based in Denmark. Worldwide shipping.

Visit their website: www.illumsbolighus.com
Follow on Facebook: @illumsbolighus
Get inspired on Instagram: @illumsbolighus

FJØRN SCANDINAVIAN
Established in 2005 as a Scandinavian Design Shop that would embrace the Nordic Good Life and a design philosophy and taste for simple elegance. Combining traditional craftsmanship and a contemporary sensibility, Fjorn Scandinavian’s access to some of the best-known names in Scandinavian design contribute to a unique and uniquely enjoyable shopping experience.

Facts:
Offers a broad selection of distinctive Scandinavian home accessories and select tableware, linens, blankets, woolens, and gifts. US based. Shipping to Europe, Asia and North and South America.

Visit their website: www.fjorn.com
Follow on Facebook: @fjornscandinavian
Get inspired on Instagram: @fjornscandinavian

SHOPS WITH A LARGE SCANDINAVIAN DESIGN SELECTION:

UTILITY DESIGN
Independent retailer of original, contemporary design classics with a large selection of Scandinavian brands. At Utility, they believe that design is for everyone. Therefore, their mission to bring you the best in modern designer furniture, lighting, homeware and gifting options from around the world. Whether you’re fitting out your first home, building your collection of design classics or picking up a gift for a special someone, they can help make it beautiful.

Facts:
At Utility, you’ll find the best original design from Mid-Century classics to contemporary Scandinavian favorites, from leading brands such as Hay, Vitra, String Shelving, Knoll, Fritz Hansen and much more. Worldwide shipping (delivering to 150 countries).

Visit their website: www.utilitydesign.co.uk
Get inspired on Instagram: @utilitydesign_co_uk
Read the: Contemporary Furniture & Lighting Blog (where you can also find an interview with me!)

DESIGNREPUBLIC
Design Republic was launched in 2015 in Milan as a place to discover Scandinavian design in Italy. For people who love unique design and quality objects. The products available include different price ranges, in order to reinsure accessibility to a wider audience.

Facts:
The catalog includes a selection of products that range from the famous Scandinavian brands to the classic design pieces of the Made in Italy. Based in Italy. Worldwide shipping.

Visit their website: www.designrepublic.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @designrepublic.milano

SKANDIVIS
A web shop by Danish Londoner Toni, selling Nordic inspired homeware and design with the mission to introduce the world to living the Scandinavian way.

Facts:
At Skandivis you will find a predominantly Scandinavian product line. However, it has been fused with a healthy mixture of functional and stylish design from other parts of the world, all chosen to fit in with Scandinavian style and create that unique Nordic ambiance. UK based. Worldwide shipping.

Visit their website: www.skandivis.co.uk
Get inspired on Instagram: @skandivis
Read the blog: Skandivis Living The Scandinavian Way

NABOSHOP
An independent shop of items for the home favoring Scandinavian aesthetics, craftsmanship and design that last. Established in 2017 by the Danish Londoner Christina Thaisen. She does not shy away from being deeply rooted in the Scandinavian design tradition; where design has a function, where things are meant to be used, where a home has room for life, for having guests over and for kids to be kids.

Facts:
Nabo support and promote new talents, listen to their stories and encourage them to create. They connect with like-minded people who put their heart in what they do. UK based. Shipping to all EU countries.

Visit their website: www.naboshop.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @nabolondon
Read the blog: The Journal

SHOPS FOCUSING ON HYGGE:

HYGGE LIFE
A Scandinavian inspired collection for hygge moments & spaces founded in 2013 by newlyweds Alexandra & Koen. Selling a selection of European home goods inspired by the Danish concept of hygge to inspire people to adopt the Danish way of living well.

Facts: Candles, European sheepskins, Turkish textiles, Vintage mounted roe deer antlers, Baby booties, and more cozy accessories for your hygge home. US based. International shipping.

Visit their website: www.hyggelife.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @hyggelife
Read their blog full of hygge tips: Hygge Life Blog

THAT SCANDI LIFE
An independent online store offering unique Scandinavian inspired goods for you and your home owned by Amy, and shaped in the small Worcestershire town of Bewdley. The store is heavily influenced by her passion for minimalist interiors, personal style and the Danish concept of hygge. A great place to discover exciting new products from smaller brands.

Facts:
That Scandi Life is a blend of carefully curated homewares and lifestyle products selected from across the globe. UK based.

Visit their website: www.thatscandilife.com
Follow on Facebook: @ThatScandiLife
Get inspired on Instagram: @that_scandi_life

HYGGE NORTH
A place to find cozy, comfy items for your home, wardrobe, children and pets. Started by Michal and Lesley after a trip to Denmark and Norway in Scandinavia where they realized they wanted to bring hygge back with them somehow.

Facts:
Offers products sourced from artists around the world as well as close to home. Based in Canada. Worldwide shipping.

Visit their website: www.hyggenorth.com
Get inspired on Instagram: @hygge_north
Read their blog: Hygge North Blog

Are there any other great online stores I have missed out on my list? Let me know if you have any other favorites I should add.

Ingrid Opstad

That Scandinavian feeling is a blog by Ingrid Opstad, a Norwegian journalist living in Italy. Ingrid wants her blog to represent the feeling of coziness and calm with a Nordic simplistic, minimalistic style. The blog is intended to share her knowledge and love for Scandinavia; touching upon everything from interiors, design, lifestyle, travel to hygge. A place where you can get inspired to find that Scandinavian feeling yourself, no matter where in the world you are. from interiors, design, lifestyle and hygge.

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