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Scandinavian Modern Bookshelves

To add a splash of midcentury charm to your interior while answering that puzzling storage conundrum, a vintage Scandinavian modern bookshelf could be the answer. The artisan Danish furniture makers of the 1960s utilised teak to create bookcases with sleek lines, clean forms, and linear shapes. Whatever your interior style, a preowned Scandi bookcase will be a stylish new addition to your decor.Made to last, Vinterior’s hand-picked collection of bookcases and shelves built by Swedish and Danish designers can become well-loved storage solutions for your home. Our team has sourced the best of the bookcase bunch from independent sellers across the U.K. and Europe. So grab yourself a beverage of your choice, sit back, and have a browse.Do you need some Danish retro teak for your living room? We’ve got it. Looking for a minimalist rosewood Scandinavian-style bookshelf? Look no further. Or maybe, you need something with a glass front to keep your more precious trinkets safe. We’ve got you covered.

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Midcentury Scandinavian bookshelves for sale at Vinterior

Denmark was the home of many furniture design pioneers of the 1950s and 1960s, and the team at Vinterior has carefully curated a collection of stunning Scandinavian bookshelves and bookcases to explore. From the rare freestanding bookcases of Kurt Ostervig to the more pocket-friendly Swedish pine shelf units, there’s an original design classic to suit every budget, size requirement, and style within our extensive Scandi-inspired selection.

Do you need books to fill a bookcase?

Who said you need to be an avid reader to have a beautiful bookcase adorning your interior? The joy of our collection of Scandi bookshelves is that they’re so multifunctional. Why not repurpose a preowned bookcase into a media unit, display cabinet, hobby station, or somewhere to house your vinyl collection? The possibilities are endless. And to complete your homage to the land of Vikings, be sure to have a browse of our Scandinavian sideboards, coffee tables, and lighting.

Why is Scandinavia known for furniture?

Danish, Swedish, Finnish, and Norwegian vintage furniture is evocative of the midcentury teak-fuelled design movements. Denmark, in particular, was renowned for the Copenhagen School of Industrial Arts and Design. Graduates began creating furniture that shunned the ornate for more simple and organic designs.

Perhaps the most elegant examples are Scandinavian bookcases. Made over sixty years ago, these timeless classics still appear as modern and on-trend today as they did when the flower power movement was emerging. And, by shopping with Vinterior, you can champion sustainability by giving a preloved piece of furniture a second lease of life for decades to come.

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