10 Ways to Decorate with Geometric Patterns

Geometry that’s not basic: clean lines, graphic shapes, and faceted styles that add dimension to your space

Jess Chamberlain
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Perfect Perch

Furniture with geometric design doubles as art. These powder-coated pedestal tables feature a geometric steel base and are happy both indoors and out.

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Angular Accent

The quickest way to add a splash of geometric design to a space? Throw pillows. This quilted color-block design (by CB2 in collaboration with Kravitz Design by Lenny Kravitz) creates a textural quality as well as visual interest.

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Faceted Backdrop

Add some graphic interest to any space though wallpaper with a geometric pattern. The soft gray hue of this triangle print keeps the design from overwhelming a room.

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Crystal Clear

Make a statement with this diamond-shaped mirror over a console table in the living room, or over a dresser in the bedroom. Cheers to functional beauty.

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Perfect Pattern

This rug's asymmetric triangles in a loose array of earthy colors create a dramatic design and love letter to geometry.

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Linear Narrative

Choose art with simple, clean lines and contrasting colors that add intrigue and visual dimension to any space.

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A Lesson in Shapes

Here the artwork's framing is part of the art itself. The clean corners of both the mat and the frame add layers of geometric design to the simple art print.

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Focal Point

The angled geometric design of this dresser front adds texture and visual dimension to a bedroom, thus doubling as a work of art.

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Sharp As an Arrow

The "perfectly imperfect" lines of this arrow- and chevron-inspired wallpaper pattern bring an organic quality to the geometric design.

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Plush Pattern

Geometric applique patterns contrast with the softness of velvet in these luxurious pillows that bring both graphic design and warm comfort to any space.