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This article showcases our top picks for the best Scandinavia based Interior Design companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Interior Design industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Hem is a design website that offers customizable interior designs and integrated household furnishing at an accessible price point. It allows its customers to create furniture designs, staircase designs, window panels, and more.
Once it is designed, customers can contact a designer, add necessary modifications and alterations, and receive the creation through the factory outlet. Although Hem’s global operations are based overseas, the company expects a full 50 percent of its revenue to come from the U.S.
market initially. In addition to its consumer-direct business in the U.S.
and Europe, Hem has also built out relationships with retailers all over the world, in places like Korea, Japan, Australia, Turkey, and South Africa. Hem was launched in 2014 and is based in Berlin, Germany.
It was launched in over 30 countries.. .
Elly Pistol makes dope designs from inspiration running in our veins. We are certain and loud, yet timeless and humble.
Elly Pistol was launched in Sweden early 2015 and is an online brand shipping worldwide. They are super excited to already have customers in more than 30 countries, and they owe their success to their edgy yet timeless bomber jackets that quickly gained lots of attention in social media.
Their goal is to keep designing seriously fresh jackets for women and other pretty sweet clothing too. But Elly Pistol is more than just a loud bomber jacket brand.
It’s a conscious concept. They fight violence by normalizing words such as bomb, blow or fire.
Anything that blows your mind is a connotation of love.. .
Bjarke Ingels Group
BIG is a Copenhagen, New York and London based group of architects, designers, builders, and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, interior design, landscape design, product design, research and development. The office is currently involved in a large number of projects throughout Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.
BIG’s architecture emerges out of a careful analysis of how contemporary life constantly evolves and changes. Not least due to the influence from multicultural exchange, global economical flows and communication technologies that all together require new ways of architectural and urban organization.
We believe that in order to deal with today’s challenges, architecture can profitably move into a field that has been largely unexplored.. .
ecoSlide is a Danish e-commerce company that sells sliding doors and wardrobes. They have no stores, only sales online.
Direct from factory to you.. .
Nordic Nest provides an e-commerce platform where various people access and buy Scandinavian design interior home decor products worldwide. It offers accessories, fabrics and textiles, carpets, lighting fixtures, furniture, art glass, and porcelain and ceramics.
Nordic Nest began operation in 2002 and is based in Kalmar in Sweden. Design Online operates as a subsidiary of NS Intressenter..
JABO is a consumer brand and among the larger product groups there are free beds, storage rooms, screens and fences.
They provide the technology to let you choose from any place in the world and design your own unique map print. Explore, zoom, customise and order.
Voila, your place of birth, favorite neighbourhood or just your happy place framed on your wall, in your home. ..
RoomSketcher Home Designer is an easy-to-use floor plan and home design tool. Draw floor plans, furnish and decorate them and visualize your home in 3D.
Founded in January 2007, RoomSketcher is a leading online home and interior visualization online software company. RoomSketcher is located in Oslo, Norway and currently has 9 employees.
The company is owned by Viking Venture II, Torrey Pines, Management and employees, and has received 5.1m in funding to date. The CEO was the co-founder of eHelp which was sold to Macromedia (now Adobe) for $65m in 2003..
HAF by Hafsteinn Juliusson is an Icelandic design studio run by designers Karitas Sveinsdóttir and Hafsteinn Júlíusson. The company was founded in Milan, Italy 2010 but is currently located in the fish packing district in Reykjavik.
HAF Studio is a multidisciplinary research based design studio that takes on challenging projects ranging from interior, product, furniture, packaging, visual and experience design.. .
Pappelina – crafted with love and pride in Sweden. Pappelina is a global brand and yet, Pappelina still makes the rugs in a small local weaving mill, in the little village of Leksand, right in the heart of Sweden.
Each Pappelina rug represents a piece of Swedish craftsmanship. Pappelina rug is proudly made in Sweden with passion, tradition, craftsmanship, and love! Pappelina has been devoted to creating a world’s collection of exclusive plastic rugs.
Over 20 years it has refined the production process whilst maintaining the human touch. Pappelina’s focus on developing new colors and patterns has elevated the classic Swedish plastic rug to a whole new level..
Optiplan is a nationwide designer and expert in residential, commercial, and renovation construction. Its offices are located in Helsinki, Turku, Tampere, and Oulu.
It provides a wide-ranging staff consists of experts in architecture and urban design, structural and elemental design, building services engineering, energy and environmental design, and project management. With a wide range of design services, it offers all the plans for a project in seamless collaboration with experts.
Environmentally friendly and energy-efficient construction, as well as construction management, are its special expertise. Optiplan is part of the NCC Group, one of the leading construction, real estate development, and infrastructure companies in Northern Europe..
NEW WAVE is a company that creates, acquires & develops brands &products for the profile industry & sports, gift & interior design sector.
Prettypegs offers furniture legs to sofas, armchairs, beds, tables, footstools, fittings, and storage pieces.
Neybers is a Swedish start-up, based in Stockholm that was founded 2012 by Mikael Cruseman, Peter Masironi and Martin Taillefer.
A.S.Helsingö is a tech-driven kitchen and storage brand. It is Internet enabled, born digitally, and interacts with customers primarily online.
Our 360 tech platform with proprietary software enables not only business process automation but also a unique customer experience. We control distribution tightly with direct-to-consumer distribution only.
The digital purchasing experience (e-commerce) is supported by physical brand showrooms, which are deeply integrated with the overarching brand experience. We have an extreme focus on continuously improving the customer experience and making purchasing easier, e.g.
by using artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR). A.S.Helsingö was founded on the belief that everyone deserves the joy of beautiful, personal home interiors – for an affordable price tag.
A.S.Helsingö offers distinct, individual kitchens, wardrobes and storage units built on IKEA cabinet frames. We work with today’s defining designers to create distinct products to fit our customers’ personality and taste at a great price.
Just like other people who are interested in design, we know that a good taste is not synonymous with high prices.. .
CLIMAID is a privately held company that transform the work environment and its business potential.
Kontrapunkt Group is a designing agency that creates international brands for their clients.
Reflex Architects creates smart architecture for complex projects in both buildings and interiors
MODUS provides consulting services in interior design, concept development, store design, branding & visual identity for retail industries.
Reform is an interior design and lighting studio that highlight and clarify architecture and interior design through the right lighting.
E.Leijon AB is an interior designing company that provides interior design services with ceramics, fabrics & table mats products.
LUXLIGHT SKANDINAVIEN AB
Luxlight is a Swedish company located at Hisingen in Gothenburg. Our knowledge and products include lighting control and LED technology.
Nordic Room Improvement (NRI)
Nordic Room Improvement is a group that develops, markets and distributes interior, exterior and renovation products.
Baux offers sustainable acoustic sound absorbers for architecture and interior design. BAUX designs, produces and markets functional construction materials that meet the contemporary expectations of architects, engineers and builders – without compromising tomorrow’s safety and environmental standards.
The company was founded in 2013 and based in Stockholm, Sweden.. .
Sleeping world AB
Sleeping World is a tech-driven sleep company that offers an integrated sleep platform that combines a smart sensor with a smart bed.
Fablab Design AS
FabLab Design AS is a creative interior design studio that works with organisations, public institutions and private homes. At the International Property Awards held in London in December 2019, FabLab Design won the Best 2020 Office Interior category for Europe, and was one of five studios shortlisted for the Global category.
FabLab Design has also won the 2021 Best Hotel Interior category at the International Property Awards. We create functional, inspirational and distinctive solutions based on our clients individual needs.
Design solutions require strong strategic fundamentals, good communication in the idea phase and control of all stages of the construction process until completion. We offer safe, affordable and effective delivery of design and construction services.
We have particular expertise in custom interiors, furniture design, CAD models using ArchiCAD and Rhino, as well as 360 video capture and 3D visualisation.. .
Lark is an environmental firm that specializes in the areas of landscaping, architect and interior designs to its customers.
Party Land Sweden AB
Partyland is one of the world’s largest international retail chains for party accessories
Explipro Group AB
Explipro Group offer high-level expertise with everything from engineering, IT & business development are creating products, processes, etc.
Lammhults Design Group AB
Lammhults Design Group AB (publ), together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and sells office and home, and public interiors.
Puuartisti / Woodartist
Puuartisti (Woodartist) is a Finnish woodworking business with a focus on unique projects ranging from individual pieces of furniture to complete interior design installations, wooden buildings and structures. We are not a factory with assembly lines, but instead we are a bunch of ambitious cabinetmakers and fine woodworkers who design, manufacture and finish everything according to the customers’ individual needs and desires.
We are on a quest of pushing the limits of woodworking, because we believe that wood can be used to almost anything – it’s only a question of creativity and talent. In all our projects we use pure solid wood, which we also combine with other materials such as glass, metal and stone.
At our workshop in Kontiolahti, Eastern Finland, we have space and equipment to carry out large-scale projects and we can do installations around the world. Recently we have also been preparing the launch of our own furniture collection.
The core idea in our collections is to use wood materials that carry a special meaning – the growing location and history of which we know and want to pass on to the customer in the form of the furniture. Then we will make small, limited editions of furniture from the specific material.
We also make personal storywood items by turning customers’ own wood materials into family treasures.. .
Belightful Design is an ecological design company focused on a family of feeder products for outdoors
Mindustry builds permanent installations, meeting rooms, trade show booths, events and exhibition stands.
Bohus is a company that provides furniture and other household decor and is an interior retail chain.
PEN Concept Group AB
PEN Interiör is your complete supplier of shop fittings for brand-assured stores, trade fair stands, events, restaurants and showrooms. Our offer is unique in an era where these once-distinct environments have begun merging together.
Flagship stores open their own restaurants, neighbourhood pubs open up a little deli on the side and company showrooms have become an extension of trade fair stands. Whatever the mix, we have the skills, enthusiasm and resources to boost your own form of expression.
Founded in 1992, PEN Interiör has become the first-hand choice of many leading Nordic brands in the specialised retail, restaurant and manufacturing industries. We’ve received the Swedish EXPO Association’s Exhibition Stand Design Award several years in a row.
We’re also proud holders of McDonald’s Outstanding Supplier Award. Our headquarters, home to our studio, manufacturing and offices, are easily accessible along the E4 motorway in Torsvik, just south of Jönköping.
We are a part of the PEN Concept Group, which also includes the shop fitting company SSC Oboya in Lerum outside Gothenburg. The group also has its own factory in Qingdao, China..
Trendenser is a Interior Designing Firm that provides Interior Designing, Furniture & Architechture services.
Reventor Sverige AB
Reventor Sverige specializes in OVK inspection, ventilation adjustment, radon measurement and other types of ventilation work.
Ecdesign Sweden offers Ecdesign which is a software solution that helps in creating 3D room designs and floor plans with ease.
Standesign designs, produce & builds booth stands for construction of trade shows & international exhibitions.
Deko-Talo offers a functional floor plan, a comfortable interior and other construction services.
Florbrant Stockholm AB
Florbrant Stockholm AB have more than 20 years of experience within interior design photography.
EM Home Interior Sverige AB
Em Home Interior Ab is a furnishings and decorative Company offers sofas, armchairs, shelves, storage, benches, dining tables & chairs.
Utopia Architects At its finest times, working as an architect ensures that you get active and set the environment for a much better world.
Gordons is a company specialized in the design, manufacture and installation of interiors for shops & offices.
DutchHouseOfBrands is Wholesale in home accessories, small furniture & unique interior decorations.
Suunnittelutoimisto Amerikka designs and implements commercial premises, real estate and regional development.
Business Center Stavanger
Business Center Stavanger offers premium office facilities for small and medium-sized companies.
Kjellgren Kaminsky Architecture
They think of our legacy. Therefore we aim to design sustainable buildings that will stand for centuries to come.
Buildings that hopefully will have a minimized ecological footprint.. .
Facilius specializes in architecture, interior designing, photography and 3D visualizations for commercial real estate industries.
Styleio enables customers to discover and find interior design products, both in stores and on the web. It offers searchable databases of wallpapers, flooring, tiles, and textiles.
Customers can customize their search; search the entire product range using a palette of colors; search article number, product name, and many other attributes of the product database; search by pattern similarity; save favorites; and access statistics of trending products.. .
WIFA is an association of stores that come together to offer various products ranging from paints, interiors, laminate to hardware supplies.
Info Skilt specializes in digital printing, vehicle graphics, universal design, indoor and outdoor signs, engraving, light signs and tags.
Savtec specializes in the design of ventilation, pipe systems, cooling technology and monitoring.
Zone A/S is a supplier of interior products for home ware, furniture and lifestyle stores. Zone Company Denmark has developed from being a pure trading house and wholesale business to being an international trade and design company with the strong brands Zone Denmark and Galzone.
The company is known among customers and cooperating partners as an innovative and service minded organisation.. .
Hugdetta is a product and interior design company in the heart of Reykjavik. The husband wife team Róshildur Jónsdóttir and Snæbjörn Þór Stefansson founded the company in 2008 and have been designing and producing their own products ever since, as well as taking on projects such as interior design for other companies.
Both Róshildur and Snæbjörn graduated with a BA in Product Design from the Icelandic Academy of the arts in 2006.. .
Decha i Åre AB
Decha i Åre AB is a company that engages in the business of carpentry, interior design.
Showroom Finland is a Helsinki based company with a product portfolio consisting of intelligent design. In Finland forests provide the country with sustainable resources to produce plywood and cardboard products.
Here both design talent and industry have developed into top professionals when it comes to woodworking. Manufacturing and designing mainly on home soil, Showroom Finland refines this expertise to create classics of tomorrow.
In 2001, Tuula and Leena started the company after having gained a long and thorough experience in various Finnish design companies. As long-term colleagues and friends they shared a common vision of contemporary Finnish design philosophy as well as a view of an open and direct communication in business.
The first products in Showroom Finland’s collection were plywood bowls, which were awarded with the DESIGN PLUS in Frankfurt in 2003. In the following years Showroom Finland was nominated for the same award for three more products.
GOOD DESIGN and GOOD GREEN DESIGN (Chicago) as well as ECO DESIGN (Helsinki) are among the several design awards granted for the Showroom Finland’s products.. .
Parallell is a creative agency that focuses on the styling of window exhibitions, development of shops, trade fair stands & interior design.
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