Hans Bølling’s 1958 TRIIO Coffee Table for production house Brdr Krüger
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These are the 6 classic Scandinavian furniture pieces every home should have

By Rebecca Thandi Norman

Photo: Hans Bølling’s 1958 TRIIO Coffee Table by Brdr Krüger

There's so much more to Scandinavian interior design than Ikea. Here are some of the most iconic items to own

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With a reputation for quality long-lasting products, sustainably-sourced materials and minimalist chic design, Scandinavian furniture has become one of the most desired design categories in the world, especially since the middle of the 20th century.

That renown - and the accompanying desire - can sometimes mean hefty price tags, but Scandinavian design furniture pieces are often beautiful and functional additions to the home that will bring you joy for years to come. And if you don't have the budget for original items, it's always worth scouring the region's markets and auction houses for pre-loved versions.

Here are some of the time-honoured Scandinavian furniture pieces you should be looking for.