Follow these expert tips to recreate the on-trend Scandi design kitchen look


Scandi kitchen design is perennially popular due to its simplicity and functionality. Let us take you through the steps to create a lustworthy Scandi kitchen.

modern kitchen with island and stools window overlooking garden

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Stunning open shelving

Creating a Scandi kitchen is about designing a space that feels calm and cosy whilst attaining a functional, clean environment. The Scandinavian style uses a calming colour palette, clean, sleek lines, warm woods and occasional pops of colour to create harmonious spaces.

One of the most sought-after features in the kitchen is open shelving, and it’s a fantastic choice for this look. Masterclass Kitchens have a wide selection of open shelving options to suit any size kitchen and a beautiful range of wood effect finishes to enhance the Scandinavian look.

Handleless cabinetry

Handleless kitchen design and Scandinavian style go hand-in-hand. The minimalist sleek, clean lines of a handleless kitchen are the perfect backdrop for a modern home. The handleless flat slab door creates the illusion of space, making it ideal for smaller homes, while it’s family friendly too.

island kitchen with sink and food three wooden stools

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Neutral colour palettes

To achieve this look, you’ll want to choose neutral shades as your base colours to keep your home looking balanced. Calming neutral tones are one of the biggest kitchen trends for 2021, and Masterclass have a wide range of shades to lust over. To add a splash of personality in key places, incorporate touches of bold, rich colours like Oxford Blue or Hunter Green.

kitchen with grey cupboards blinds and island with food being prepared

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Too hot to handle

Complete a handleless kitchen by incorporating a Messina Oak handle rail. The natural look of wood will add a welcome hint of warmth to a modern kitchen. Masterclass Kitchens offer a choice of over 30 handle rails, including five metallic finishes that ooze sophistication and deliver a luxe but subtle feel.

Brighten up your kitchen space

Brighten your space and make the most out of the natural light with crisp, white worktops. No matter what style or colour you choose, a white worktop will always be a great, versatile choice.

Top tip: mix and match your worktops to differentiate the spaces. For example, wood worktops are great for social areas.

close up detail of kitchen units underneath window

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To find out more about how you can get the Scandi kitchen look at home, contact Masterclass Kitchens and discover their modern, versatile range.

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