Decorating with Geometrics
New interpretations of classic geometric patterns, like honeycomb and Greek key, are showing up on all kinds of home accents, says Chicago interior designer Lauren Lozano Ziol. Layer on the drama with these bold shapes or pick one accent to suit your style.
Go for drama
Oversize, interlocking hexagons give this stunning honeycomb pattern a modern update. The self-adhesive wallpaper peels off easily when you're ready for a different look. Honeycomb Deep Blue Tempaper (tempaperdesigns.com). See the website for detailed application and removal instructions.
Go for variety
For an eye-pleasing arrangement, mix throw pillows with geometric patterns of varying scales. If the group looks too busy, bring in a solid for visual relief. Pattern pillows (from left): Cross Section Charcoal 16x16-inch decorative throw pillow; Links Indigo 18x18-inch decorative throw pillow. Tonic Living (tonicliving.com).
A lattice-pattern glass-and-metal table lamp shines in traditional or modern settings. Cypress Silver table lamp from Jamie Young. For retailers (jamieyoung.com).