9 Contemporary interior design brands you should know

We all know the design classics, but what about the new brands that fill our social media feeds and pique our interests? Here you will find 9 contemporary interior design brands that we think you should get to know, not least because you may stumble upon one or two future design classics.

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27 April 2021

What are the main contemporary interior design brands right now?

There are many interior design brands out there that continue a legacy of great design while also pushing the boundaries and constantly grabbing our attention. If you ask us, these are the nine contemporary interior design brands you need to keep an eye on right now:

  1. Cooee Design
  2. Scandi Living
  3. New Works
  4. NJRD
  5. Ferm Living
  6. By ON
  7. Louise Roe Copenhagen
  8. Serax
  9. Blomus

Let’s take a closer look at each of them.

Cooee Design is a modern design brand to know whose popular vases Pillar & Ball are favorite vases on Instagram - here at the instagram account sol_hellinga.

1. Cooee Design

You are sure to have seen the round vases with the tactile matte finishes in your Instagram feed. Cooee Design is a contemporary interior design company from southern Sweden that has taken the design world by storm. The beautiful handmade vases in classic Scandinavian colours are as popular as they are stylish. The rounded Ball vase keeps your unruly bouquet of wildflowers in place while the Pillar vase is made for pampas grass and reeds. These are Instagram's favorite vases.

Scandi Living is a Swedish, modern design brand with stylish design language as here with their rustically elegant porcelain Freckle.

2. Scandi Living

Minimalistic Scandi Living is a newcomer on the contemporary design scene. With a serene and neutral palette and simple design language Scandi Living’s products move seamlessly into our homes. In Scandi Living's range, we find stylish and contemporary interior design products that manage to feel as timeless as they do trendy. This is the brand for those of you who love the classic but contemporary Scandinavian interior style with soft, stylish textiles to decorate your home during the cold winter months. 

Sandstone wool blanket in beige shade from modern design brand Scandi Living.
New Works is a modern design brand to know and has the popular table lamp Kizu in marble in its range.

3. New Works

Has a certain marble table lamp with a crescent-shaped lampshade been appearing more and more in your Instagram feed? The popular Kizu lamp is from the contemporary Danish brand New Works. Founded in 2015, New Works has a small but carefully selected range of products that mainly made of glass, marble, steel and wood. Perfect for those who want to break up a romantic interior by adding contemporary industrial elements, or for those who simply love a modern, minimalist interior style.

NJRD is a modern Swedish design brand designed by Bernadotte & Kylberg - here with the colorful blanket Metric Focus Nr.1

4. NJRD

NJRD is the newest contemporary interior design brand on the list but is already showing signs of becoming a future design classic. The brand was founded in 2020 by designer-duo Bernadotte & Kylberg and has a strong graphic identity that leaves no room for indifference. NJRD chooses to invest in a strong colour palette, drawing on their cultural heritage and brings the collection together with monochrome alternatives. At NJRD, you will find soft rugs and cotton throws that are just waiting for you to wrap around yourself and the porcelain collection Lines whose tactile design make your Scandinavian moments something very special.

NJRD carpet rectangles in pink, white and orange.
NJRD plaid in black and white at the Instagram profile @picsbyellen.
Ferm Living is a modern Danish design brand with product favorites such as the Ripple glass & Arum table lamp.

5. Ferm Living

The Danish brand Ferm Living was founded in 2005 and was based on a need for stylish wallpapers. Today, it is everyone's favourite flower box, Plant Box and the beautiful Ripple glasses that are perhaps most associated with the brand. Ferm Living has managed to capture the essence of contemporary Scandinavian interior design with products that feel timeless and yet modern. It's functional and it's stylish!

By On is a Swedish design brand with playful interior details such as the Pom Pom pillow here in white.

6. By ON

Every season, By ON offers us a whole bag of new design gems for us to indulge in. This playful Swedish brand captivates us time and time again with its ability to offer us stylish and quirky interior details. This is the brand for those who like to keep track of modern and contemporary interior design trends and for those who want to inject a dose of the unexpected among their design classics.

Louise Roe Copenhagen is a Danish brand whose round Balloon vase has become a favorite on social media.

7. Louise Roe Copenhagen

Another modern, Danish favourite that we are seeing increasingly more of is Louise Roe Copenhagen and the popular vase series Balloon. Louise Roe Copenhagen is a relatively young brand. The contemporary interior design style of the brand feels sophisticated but also somewhat avant-garde. Balloon is the ideal vase for those who want an edgy, statement piece in their home.

Iki doll vase from Serax, a modern Belgian design brand.

8. Serax

Innovative, minimalistic and unexpected - the Belgian design brand Serax is always happy to offer expressive and contemporary interior designs. Maybe you've seen the ever so cute Iki Doll vase in your news feed? Or the Serax cactus vases? Their style is restrained yet playful and fits perfectly into our contemporary Scandinavian interiors, so you would do well to look a little closer at Serax.

Blomus is a German design brand with simple design language as here in their porcelain Arrows in harmonious colors.

9. Blomus

The German design brand Blomus is the oldest of the brands on this list, but their design is anything but dated. Their design asthetic is simple, the colours are subtle and the design is functional. Here you will find the popular porcelain series Pilar and other practical and stylish products for the kitchen!

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