Major influences to historical and current Scandinavian Design

Functionalism in Architecture

The interior and furniture design styles were highly influenced by the Scandinavian interpretation of the functionalism in architecture with architects as Alvar Aalto and Gunnar Asplund and many more.

Bauhaus Movement

Another major movement that influenced Scandinavian design was the Bauhaus architectural movement in 1930s in Germany and the introduction of mass production that opened up new opportunities to make affordable architecture, product and interior designs to a broader public.

 Industrial designs inspired by the Bauhaus movement