What do you associate the Scandinavian countries? This is a prolonged and snowy winter, long nights and capricious short summer. Perhaps that is why the Scandinavians, who have lacked the natural colors of nature, love to use patterns with bright saturated colors.
In Scandinavian ornaments are frequently used elements of national folklore, combining geometric ornaments with stylized images of plants, flowers and animals.
The characteristic colors of the Scandinavian patterns – this are warm colors: shades of red, yellow, maroon, orange, as a rule, they are combined with cool colors: blue, light blue, gray and white. Ornaments and patterns can be both in a classic combination of multiple colors, often red and white, blue and white, and the combination of a large number of shades.