Clean lines, functionality and sophisticated form have characterized Scandinavian design for decades. This school is known for its innovation, sometimes with a touch of whimsy where you least expect it. Designs are often closely related to nature. Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden are all known for their practical yet aesthetic creations. Nevertheless, despite sharing common cultural roots, each of these Scandinavian countries has its own unique identity. Explore 400 pages of full-color photographs illustrating the latest in Scandinavian architecture and product design. A great overview of the best in new Scandinavian design This extensively illustrated guide provides a source of inspiration for designers and a documentary record of this design movement.