European Farmhouse style is no longer a nod to the rustic and industrial styles of recent farmhouse style. It is more thoughtful and a nod to historical design attributes . Black and wood finishes are still key, but gold and brass are a strong compliment. The European Farmhouse style is not formal, nor is it cluttered. It has more of a vintage, organic, and mature feel. Color is fun and welcome in European Farmhouse style design, bringing wallpaper, fabrics and patterns to offset the simple lines of the lighting fixtures and furniture. Soft curves are welcome to the furniture frames along with glass, brass, marble and iron setting the tone for the lighting fixtures. Accessories and art tell the story of collectibles and curiosities. The artwork typically depicts landscapes and countryside. There is definitely a vibe of vintage or eras gone by in the European Farmhouse style.