Designs

At Norse, our style follows Scandinavian aesthetic but with original patterns that allow you to customize the furniture to your liking. The patterns are named after important women who changed the world and pioneered the way for generations to come. We hope that our designs and product names will inspire you. Besta components come in seven custom colors and a DIY option, while the Malm components come in five colors.

Astrid

The minimalist Astrid takes cues from architectural tradition with its clean, simple lines. The pattern is a nod to ribbed wood, a much-beloved and timeless texture.
Storage Cabinet Eleanor Besta in White Lace
Astrid Lindgren (1907-2002)

Astrid, who wrote the "Pippi Longstocking" books, is the world's 18th most translated author and the fourth most-translated children's writer. Astrid was well-known both for her support for children's and animal rights and for her opposition to corporal punishment, earning her the Right Livelihood Award. She often wrote about girls as strong, independent, and powerful, empowering many generations of women. 

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Eleanor

Herringbone is having a big moment, and that’s not just limited to floors. The Eleanor brings the timeless, fishtail-inspired pattern from 19th century Paris to your living room.
Credenza Besta with Eleanor doors in Pale Mocha, Ambrosia Maple wood top, Sara legs and Kristina pulls in chrome

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962)

Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat, and activist, regarded as "one of the most esteemed women in the world.” She pressed the United States to join and support the United Nations and served as the first chair of the U.N. Commission on Human Rights, overseeing the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Rosa

Less is more in the Rosa. Its sleek, minimalist pattern offers versatility to mix and match with busier pieces in your home. We think it looks great on its own, too.
TV Stand Rosa Besta in Silver Sage

Rosa Parks (1913-2005)

Rosa Parks is called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement" thanks to her activism in the Civil Rights Movement. She is also known for refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, triggering the Montgomery boycott that helped launch nationwide efforts to end segregation.

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Eva

Travel back to the Gatsby era with the Eva. The interlacing pattern evokes Jazz Age glamour, while curved lines add softness and femininity to the hard edges of the piece.

Nightstand Besta with Eva door in Iconic Iron, Ambrosia Maple Wood Top and Sara legs in Chrome

Eva Perón (1919-1952)

Eva Perón, often referred to as Evita, was Argentina’s First Lady. Eva campaigned tirelessly for the poor and women’s rights. She founded the Eva Perón Foundation, championed women's suffrage in Argentina, and founded and ran the nation's first large-scale female political party, the Female Peronist Party.

 

Marie

The Marie boasts mid-century modern nostalgia with its parquet pattern. The unique design makes for the perfect statement piece, and the lines pop with an almost 3-D effect.
Storage Cabinet Marie Besta in Tanned Leather
Marie Curie (1867-1943)
Marie Curie was a Polish physicist and chemist who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize. She is the only woman to have won it twice and she was also the first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris. Marie was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, and she discovered the elements of radium and polonium.

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Frida

Geometric shapes intersect in the Art Deco-inspired Frida. The elegant pattern forms a sequence with each additional door.
TV Stand Frida Besta in Classy Navy

Frida Kahlo (1907-1954)

Mexican artist Frida Kahlo is remembered as much for her political activism as she is for her vibrant and passionate self-portraits. Frida is celebrated for her depiction of the female experience and form. The painter is regarded as an icon for Chicanos, feminists, the LGBTQ movement and more. 

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Amelia

Coco Chanel once said, “It is always better to be underdressed.” The Amelia proves that simple doesn't have to be boring with a clean design that is perfect alone, or with patterned doors.Storage Cabinet Amelia Besta in Iconic Iron

Amelia Earhart (1897-1939)

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many records in competitive flying and wrote best-selling books about her experiences. Her work was fundamental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.

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Joan

There’s no beginning or end with the Joan. This boundless pattern is sprung from a series of arches that repeat and overlap. It captures the perspective of where something ends something else begins.
IKEA Malm Dresser Joan Drawer Fronts in White Lace

Joan of Arc (1412-1431)

During her short-lived life of 19 years, Joan of Arc was a revolutionary French heroine. Although she was born into a peasant family, she was able to convince the uncrowned Dauphin of France to reunite France. She was able to lead the French army to the besieged city of Orleans into a momentous victory. Unfortunately, shortly after, she was captured and burned at the stake. After her tragic death, her efforts eventually lead to the revival and reunion of France. 

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Susan

The geometric Susan is inspired by beautiful stained glass windows, where many different shapes form an artwork. It stands for the same purpose that many small pieces are needed to create something bigger.

IKEA Malm Dresser Susan Drawer Fronts in Earthy Sand

Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906)

Susan Brownell Anthony, better known as Susan B. Anthony, was an ambitious American social activist. Her biggest influence was leading the woman suffrage movement as the president of the National Woman Suffrage Association, which resulted in the birth of the Nineteenth Amendment, giving women the right to vote. Her momentous influence on American society gave her an honorary position on one of the US dollar coin.

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Colors

Chantilly Lace - White Lace
White Lace 
- (Besta & Malm) This crisp, clean white evokes images of pure silk and soft linen. Its timeless, delicate white color enhances all settings. Benjamin Moore OC-65

Tranquillity - Silver Sage
Silver Sage 
- (Besta & Malm) This is a pure, clear combination of grey and green, that adds seamless depth on its own or in combination with any other color. Benjamin Moore AF-490

Eternity - Perfect Gray
Perfect Gray
- (Besta) The Perfect Gray casts harmonious hues, lending furniture a bold and eternal sophistication. Benjamin Moore AF-695

Light Mocha - Pale Mocha
Pale Mocha
 - (Besta & Malm) The Pale Mocha illuminates homes with gorgeous warmth. The dusty pink and beige combination revitalizes spaces without overwhelming them. Benjamin Moore 2096-60

Earty Sand Norse Interiors

Earthy Sand - (Malm) Packed with vivid, saturated sandy undertones, the Earthy Sand is the perfect complement to just about anything. Benjamin Moore 2162-50

Golden Retriever - Tanned Leather
Tanned Leather
 - (Besta) This color is reminiscent of a golden apple crisp-hued leather. The elegant tan remains stylish for all occasions and settings. Benjamin Moore 2165-30

Iron Mountain - Iconic Iron
Iconic Iron
 - (Besta) Iconic Iron is an exceptional combination of gray and iron that provides inspiration for a chic home. This versatile color conjures a rustic and industrial, yet sleek feel. Benjamin Moore 2134-30 

Old Navy - Classy Navy
Classy Navy
 - (Besta) A common motif in works of art by the old masters, this classic navy is strong and intense. The time-honored color conveys a sense of history that's still relevant today. Benjamin Moore 2063-10

Charcoal Black Norse Interiors
Charcoal Black - (Malm) With its chic cyan-blue hues, the Charcoal Black births a new definition of black. Benjamin Moore 2127-20

DIY Finish

DIY Finish - (Besta) Our sanded and white primed ready-to-paint cabinet front and panel option. All you need is to pick your paint color for custom cabinet components that you can call your own. 

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