Gorgeous Scandinavian Living Room Design Ideas 48
Gorgeous Scandinavian Living Room Design Ideas 48

53 Gorgeous Scandinavian Living Room Design Ideas

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Traditional American furniture design is characterized by solid wood in natural shades, with upholstery, furnishings and décor to match. Modern living room furniture tends to be associated with clean lines, whites and bright colors put together to offer a sensation of space with colorful accents intruding as focal points.

That’s the artistic view. Many prefer to describe the modern living room as being bright, airy and interesting with colorful accents. Not much difference, then!

In fact, much American furniture design does tend to focus a great deal on natural wood finishes, while UK, Scandinavian (aka IKEA!) and continental European designs appear to be more adventurous, making good use of accent colors and experimental shapes.

Is this really true? Many would believe it to be somewhat unfair to American furniture designers, because they tend to cater for what Americans are seeking. However, how do you know what you want if you are continually exposed to the same old stuff?