The Tuscan style, in current interior design, has taken on a connotation that transcends the regional architectural implication of Tuscan Italy, the place where the style’s name originates. Borrowing influences from many different southern Mediterranean historical periods, while emphasizing the architecture of the country manor homes around Tuscany, provides a simplified definition of the style. The popularity of Tuscan, in California, lies in the way it relates to the lifestyle. Relaxed and simply embellished furnishings and accents made in a manner that evokes an integrity of generational arts. Then to be surrounded by muted earth tone hues, warmed by the sun and time.