What does “Scandinavian Inspired” Mean?


At Chilton, we do not try to imitate designs born in Scandinavian countries and then call our pieces “Scandinavian style”. When I say ours are inspired by Scandinavian design, I’m referring to our appreciation of and agreement with the general philosophy of Scandinavian design. 

For instance,

Respect for Natural Materials
Scandinavian designers are famous for working with natural materials. There is an earthiness or human quality to their designs, which are predominantly wood. We obviously share this affinity for natural materials, with our main focus being wood and the celebration of its texture, warmth and natural beauty. This is why we‘ve been steadily adding alternative wood species to our product line up, so that the celebration can grow.

Shown above - our original Hygge Dining Table in walnut with walnut and ash Boston Chairs

(Shown above - our original Hygge Dining Table in walnut with walnut and ash Boston Chairs)

Our original Revelry Dining Table in white oak.

 (Shown above - our original Revelry Dining Table in white oak)

Also, 

Casual Style

Many Scandinavian designers, especially in the mid 20th century, chose to focus their efforts on creating what they called “good design”, meaning design intended to improve everyday life. So their furniture was designed to be produced in large volumes at prices that are approachable even for people not in the highest socioeconomic classes. Their pieces were not intended to be studio pieces but meant for everyday use. We too design our pieces for the everyday and strive for accessible pricing as well as a casual vibe. We like to think we are refined but not fussy.

Our original and new Nautilus Lounge Chair in white oak

(Shown above - our original and new Nautilus Lounge Chair in white oak) 

Our original and new Navarend Side and Coffee tables in hard maple.

(Shown above - our original and new Navarend Side and Coffee Tables in hard maple)

This is what I mean when I say we are inspired by Scandinavian design.

- Jen Levin

 


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