Born in the coldest areas, the Scandinavian style includes pieces of furniture made of pine, serious lines and tones inspired from fjords. This may be a very serious style, but it also a very warm one.
The decorations made in the Scandinavian style which we appreciate today are a legacy from the classic style imposed by King Gustave the 3rd of Sweden and from the comfortable and light style of the 30s.
However, this style became a tremendous success in the 50s. After the 50s, the 60s and the 70s, this Scandinavian design style returned to the world of interior design and decorating. This style was preferred by the Swedish, the Finnish and the Norwegians, as well as by the Danish and the Icelanders, a style which was very well-known for its simple and elegant shapes, which preserved a functional and attractive character.
The Scandinavian designs include a lot of wood, this being the main material used. Passing through bedrooms and kitchens, wood can be found all over the house, this preference being justified by its very wide presence in the Scandinavian countries. Thus, wood is the main component with all the pieces of furniture and decorating objects characteristic to this design.
It can be found with chairs, tables, benches, wardrobes, beds, dressings and cupboards, all these pieces of furniture being highly functional and attractive. The floor, the wardrobes and the furniture borrows a light shade of wood, this usually being painted in a pale color in order to render more light.