Tribal furniture can definitely give your home a different look, and can even be a topic of conversation for your guests. This type of furniture is characterized by its strong use of pattern and texture, and is also very colorful. African furniture often incorporates scenes of animals and the landscape carved into the pieces; the idea being to establish a spiritual connection between the furniture and that animal. Look for furniture that is made in a variety of different woods, including teak, oak and walnut as well as bamboo. The furniture can be used anywhere in your home, although many people consider it most suitable for the outdoors. And don’t forget the accessories to complete your look, such as rugs, decorative mirrors and lighting fixtures. Apart from its distinctive look, the furniture is also comfortable, durable and relatively easy to maintain.