The latest trend for Scandinavian furniture is Lagom. After the great hype surrounding Hygge, it is now up to the Swedish lifestyle to be invited into their own four walls. And this is highly advisable, because it is actually about the Swedish way of living relaxed and balanced. It is well known that the Swedes are some of the happiest people in the world and have long since proven that they should be followed as role models.
Scandinavian institution to Lagom
The word lagom itself means something like:”not too much, not too little, but just right”. Of course, finding the golden mean is not a completely new life concept. Already Aristotle spoke of it and Buddha has so beautifully expressed it in his world-famous saying:”If you stretch a string too hard, it will tear. If you make her weak, you can not play on her.”
So far, only a few have managed to integrate this way of life into all areas of life. Lagom now gives you a greater chance of doing it. Today we are mainly concerned with Scandinavian furniture after this trend. What are the basic characteristics of Lagom and how can you translate them into a stylish, relaxed atmosphere at home?
Scandinavian institution with optimal feel-good factor
5 basic rule of the Lagom furnishing style
The Scandinavian institution in general is characterized by some basic characteristics that should be maximized if possible. Only then can the maximum effect be achieved. Which are the five basic rule of the Lagom, you will learn in the following lines.
# 1 neatness and cleanliness
Good order and hygiene are the nuts and bolts of every successful household. Because only then can you always keep the perfect overview and at the same time take much less time in tidying and cleaning. In Lagom, therefore, this principle is the basis of all others. How to clean up efficiently and sustainably, you can read about in our article the Konmari method read.
Good order ensures a better overview in life
# 2 balance and harmony
In order to feel well and happy in the long term, it is most important to feel an inner balance and to achieve it in all areas of life. This is to create the living through organic shapes and clear lines as well as perfectly adapted lighting. Nothing can be too much or too little. Intuitive calm and restraint are the beneficial result here.
Symmetry in the interior brings more harmony
# 3 Natural materials and neutral colors
Of course, the colors and materials used also contribute to the desired harmony. Wool, linen and silk are particularly popular in the Scandinavian interior and are preferred by many. Light wood, rattan and stone are also widely used in the Lagom Wohntrend. The best colors here are the neutral and the earthy. Especially white, cream, brown, taupe and gray in all its nuances are among the most chosen in Scandinavian living.
The ultimate Lagom living experience
# 4 Optimal functionality
Furniture and home accessories are optimally functional in Scandinavian Lagom because they should be of benefit to people and make their lives easier. Exaggerated decorative elements or unusual design are simply out. Understatement and functionality are at the top of the list. At first glance, some of these furniture pieces become inconspicuous highlights in the interior.
A good example of this is this retro armchair in gray
# 5 Sustainability and fairness
Finally, or in the first place, the Lagom style of furnishing stands for sustainable thinking, not only from an ecological point of view, but also from a social point of view. Furniture and home accessories should come from certified organic materials and be fairly traded. DIY projects, recycling and upcycling are also very popular at the Scandinavian Lagom-style facility.
When buying, always pay attention to the appropriate quality seal
Mediocrity is not always easy. When it comes to housing, this certainly succeeds with the latest trend Lagom. The Scandinavian furniture in this style has long been favored by many and provides in homes and apartments for more comfort and harmony. There is even a Lagom Magazine and Ikea also has many suggestions and practical tips in their project”Live Lagom”. Also invite the popular trend into your home and enjoy a balanced living, which ensures more inner peace in your life.
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Natural lightness Scandinavian style
Wellness oasis in gray
A few discreet color accents provide more freshness in the room
Stripes in black and white are a classic here
Just like knitted poufs and cuddly blankets
A few designer pieces in the Scandinavian style do the rest here
Color joy is of course not frowned upon
DIY projects are always welcome at the Lagom Wohntrend