Scandinavian design, like modern design, is characterized by functionality, simplicity and clean lines. It should be in harmony with its environment. It's a simplistic way of living inspired by nature. It has a strong relationship between design elements and nature. Natural materials like stone, wood, leather and hemp are used. Scandinavian uses eco friendly materials and promotes, less is more. Scandinavian promotes light color walls and trim with punches of natural wood with all of it's built in furniture. Use of light and open space is also a big design element of Scandinavian design.