Scandinavian Design Impresses on 2016 Philippine Furniture Trends?

I haven’t been to Europe. And if you ask me back in 2013 what Scandinavian Design is, I wouldn’t have a clue (it sounds classy and sophisticated though, lol).

Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian Designed Sofabed

Innovation Sofabeds

However, recently, I was acquainted with Innovation, a Danish brand of sofabeds which opened their first dedicated store in SM Megamall in November 2014, just a bit over a year ago.

Aside from its functionality and quality aspects, it employs a Scandinavian design led by Danish architect Per Weiss who is responsible for concept, design and marketing of the collections.

Here, I came to know that the term represents a design movement since about the 1930s related to modernism which made its way to Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland (5 Nordic countries). Its core aspect is all about minimalism. or simplicity, while remaining functional.

But that was from the late 2014. They recently opened a new store at SM City North EDSA, a sign of a growing demand from the market. You can still find them at SM Megamall, though. Check out our own Innovation sofabed at home.

Innovation Sofa bed

Blogger friends Rodel & Kath taking some photos

Innovation SM Megmall

Innovation @ DesignPod in SM Megamall

100 West Condominium

And most recently, a friend invited us to visit the showroom of the upcoming 100 West Makati Condominum rising at the prime location along Gil Puyat / Buendia Avenue near Washington street. It’s a mixed business and residential condominium / building in Makati.

And guess what, 100 West Condominium also offers a fully-furnished unit employing a full Scandinavian-designed home interior from the furniture to the layout aspects of the whole unit. This includes sofa beds, dining tables, and beds utilising a minimalist design, upto functional sliding bedroom doors, to save precious condo living space and practicality purposes. If only I have millions of pesos for the pre-selling rate. :P

100 West Makati

100 West Makati


Dining Room & Living Room (Sofabed)

Master's Bedroom

Master’s Bedroom

Scandinavian Lighting Accent

Scandinavian Lighting Accent (opens & closes manually)

Minimalist Dining Table

Minimalist Dining Table with utensil storage at the center

Two Bedrooms

Two Bedrooms with Sliding Door to save space (glass for the spacious illusion)

Know more about Innovation here and 100 West Makati here.

Innovation – DesignPod
4/F SM Megamall Building A, Mandaluyong City
Tel No: 998-8349/ 0917-5638984
Email Address: [email protected]

G/F SM North Edsa, Interior Zone,
North Avenue corner EDSA, QC

100 West Makati 
#100 Gil Puyat Avenue corner Washington St. Makati City

100 West Makati

1 Bedroom Unit @ 100 West Makati

Philippine Furniture Design Trend

Scandinavian Design Impressing on Manila Furniture Design Trend?

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These are just my observation on the increased adaptation of Scandinavian furniture and design trends in the Philippines. What do you think?

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