You might not be heading back to school this September, but a lesson in geometry couldn't hurt. Just like the draw of a high-school rebel, dramatic geometric decor adds instant cool.
A graphic element in a room creates visual interest and lends a modern edge — a nice contrast in a feminine or traditional space. Let's take a look at some clever geo patterns and a few must-have accessories.
This painted wall hits two trends with one stone, incorporating both pastels and geometric pattern. The soft, barely-there look is subtle yet interesting. Learn how to create the look at home here.
The designers of this bold space took a risk, and it paid off. A graphic rug and statment mirrored art piece play off the mod furniture.
Designer Caroline McKeough's New York home approaches geometric pattern from the right angle with a large area rug, throw cushions and a gallery wall of abstract art for geometric perfection.
Geode-like vases in matte black add quiet drama to a room.
This gold statement chandelier by Charles de Lisle straddles futuristic and organic.
These Kaleido Trays aren't new, but have been on my wish list for a while. The colourful, jigsaw configuration is fun and fluid.
Faceted silver Art Deco pitchers by Piet Hein Eek make a stunning vessel for flowers.
Geometric silkscreen prints have a mathematical, blueprint quality and would look fresh grouped together on a gallery wall.
I love seeing interior design translate into other design forms, and I couldn't help but notice these incredible tribal-style geometric pendants by Nylon Sky, made by a combination of laser cutting and etching.
Geomtric decor gets an A+ in my books — how about you?
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8. Piet Hein Eek via Elle Decor
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