Hygge (Hue-gah) is a Danish word that encapsulates the comfort and pleasures of home. Atmospherically, it is the patter of rain heard while sat beside a roaring fireplace or the familiarity of a home-cooked meal. Aesthetically, a Hygge interior is one that nurtures and protects, fusing rich woods, tactile furnishings and soft hues. In an epoch of change and uncertainty its soothing influence has created immense traction among modern homeowners. The following suggestions give an idea of how to achieve this gentle Scandi look in your own home.