Scandinavian summer is here! Create a Nordic summer decor with these products

Summer home decor trends are all about mellow tones of rattan, wood, and fresh shades of blue and yellow. We chose six favorites from Finnish Design Shop's Summer Shop. Take a look at our new inspirational images for an invigorating dose of Nordic Happiness!

A summery table setting with Arabia's blueberry milk colored KoKo plates.
The soft blue hue of Arabia's KoKo plates makes a perfect pair for muted tones of green, brown, and bright white.

Arabia: KoKo plate

Even if blue skies are bundled up under a thick cloudy cover, Arabia's KoKo plates in a mouth-watering blueberry milk shade will brighten up the day. Designed by Kati Tuominen-Niittylä and Kristina Riska, the KoKo collection is a charming combination of a modern, minimalist form and exuberant colors.

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Skagerak's Lilium lounge chair on a pier.
Skagerak's Lilium outdoor furniture is crafted from stainless steel and FSC certified teak wood.

Skagerak: Lilium lounge chair

When the sun is out again, it's time to grab your afternoon tea to go and create a delightful waterfront reading nook. Designed by Bjaerke Ingels Group in collaboration with Skagerak, the Lilium lounge chair features a warm shade of trendy teak wood and soft, rounded shapes inviting relaxation.

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Iittala's Raami tumblers on a wooden tray.
Iittala's Raami collection also includes plates and wine glasses, among other tableware.

Iittala: Raami tumbler

Sweltering heat calls for a refreshing drink in the shades. Iittala's Raami tumblers are designed by Jasper Morrison, and their simple yet intriguing form makes them a perfect companion for all occasions from fine dining to a Monday morning breakfast with the kids.

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Hay's Palissade lounge chair ja Palissade ottoman outdoors.
Hay's Palissade ottoman makes the lounge chair even more comfortable but it can also be used as a clever, low side table.

Hay: Palissade lounge chair

Days in the sun are spent playing games and sports in the garden. Although half time breaks might end up turning into naps in Hay's Palissade lounge chair. Designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Hay's refined Palissade collection is as perfect indoors and out.

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Marimekko's amber colored Flower vase and Karakter's Cessidra vase filled with flowers, standing on Serax's ochre colored Pawn side table.
The glowing, broken hues of yellow emit sweet warmth. The ochre-colored Pawn side table is by Serax.

Marimekko: Flower vase

Nothing says summer like fresh flowers. Marimekko's Flower vase designed by Carina Seth Andersson is perfect for tiny bouquets of wildflowers and small branches. The gorgeous vase is made from mouth-blown glass and its sweltering amber shade brings in a bit of sunshine even on rainy days.

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Sika-Design's Fox lounge chair and Franco Albini ottoman in a living room.
The in-trend rattan gives the room an earthy, eclectic touch. Sika-Design's fun, rounded Franco Albini ottoman is named after its designer.

Sika-Design: Fox lounge chair

The warm and light-weight feel of rattan brings summer indoors. The Fox lounge chair by Sika-Design is part of their Icons collection, featuring classic designs in rattan. The beautifully curvy Fox chair was designed by Danish architect Viggo Boesen in 1936.

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See also

Theo tea pot
Carl rug
Hammer grinder
Ella mirror
Ferm Living
Way cushion
Kontur vase
Kay Bojesen
Menageri salad servers
Linear Steel table

More summer decor inspiration:

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Text: Mira Ahola Images and videos: Otto Virtanen Styling: Hanna-Katariina Mononen

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