ROJA SCANDINAVIAN AREA RUG
Scandinavian design is a prominent design movement that has influenced everything from architecture and interior design to product design. The movement emerged in the early 20th century in the Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland. During the 1950s, it became known around the world. Blending minimalism and functionality, Scandinavian design offers a considered solution for simple living.
At first the Scandinavian rugs designs were woven in solid colors, featuring black, gray, white and yellow but as time passed geometric shapes and floral designs were introduced. Used by nobility as bedding and a display of social standing, Rya Swedish rugs were often displayed as tapestries and exhibited as family heirlooms. Also, Scandinavian Rugs can be found in both flat weaves as well as piled rugs.