A striped area rug, tapestry print throw pillows and a Navajo rug on the wall bring an eclectic mix of patterns and cultures into this electic living room. A handwoven basket and a contemporary lamp add a collected feel to the room.
The high back and side of this daybed make a cozy retreat for its young occupant as well as offering up ample space to display a bold print. The mix of patterns—stripes, florals—and shades keeps the bedroom's pink palette feeling fresh, not overwhelming.
A mix of patterns in a neutral palette adds visual texture and tactile appeal to this eclectic living room. Gingham curtains dress the windows, while a contemporary sofa is paired with graphic-printed throw pillows. A gold vase adds a metallic note to the space.
A mix of styles, textiles and prints give this living room an eclectic personality. Drapes hung from the ceiling help to create the illusion of height, while at ground level, a colorful ottoman and red chair tie in the modern art above the fireplace.
A powder blue sofa with mid-century lines is juxtaposed against traditional end tables and a sleek fireplace surround to create a creative mix of styles. Bright white trim pops against apricot walls, while green and printed throw pillows stand out on the sofa.
This teen bedroom is hip and colorful thanks to an eclectic mix of styles and accessories. A faux fur throw, tufted headboard and printed throw pillows dress up the bed, while graphic art adds a pop of color above a contemporary dresser.
Enter this apartment through a narrow, short hallway; the pale blue walls and geometric rug make a dynamic first impression. The hall opens up into a chic, neutral living room where gold wallpaper in a mix of cool prints make the space anything but basic.
Antiques mix with contemporary pieces to create a romantic yet rustic bedroom. Exposed wood beams add style overhead, while a traditional dresser and lace curtains bring in classic style. To update an antique armchair, the piece is reupholstered in animal print fabric.
This deck has a clever fabric canopy that shades guests as well as an artful arrangement of potted plants, candles and tabletop accessories. Tropical outdoor carpet anchors the space with texture and a graphic print, while a mix of wicker furniture offers comfy seating.
In this elegant living room, neutral sofas are set against milk chocolate walls for gentle contrast. Fringed throw pillows match the paisley armchair for a cohesive look. Framed botanical prints and a potted palm add a hint of tropical style to the mix.
Eclectic patterns bring this small bathroom to life. A wall-mounted sink is topped with a snake skin mirror and traditional sconces, while playful wallpaper and curtains add more patterns to the mix. A mainly black and white color palette keeps the layered prints in check.
Inspired by the colors of an Asian botanical-print rug, warm tones and varied textures bring cozy harmony to this multi-purpose room. A grass cloth wall covering, woven shades and a suede-covered Arne Jacobsen Egg chair mix with a wool boucle daybed, custom designed for the space.
Look for accessories that mix black and gold together in stripes or other prints, whether you’re buying something new or decoupaging a bowl or dish. Claire Sulmers of Fashion Bomb Daily used black and gold, along with white accents, in the Parisian-style room redo.
A gallery wall of transportation prints makes a colorful, fun backdrop to the sleek gray crib in this boy's nursery. Visual texture and tactile appeal is brought in through a mix of patterns from the graphic curtains to the blue-and-white gingham rocking chair and faux fur area rug.
A mix of photos of Liz Eicholz's own wedding along with family photos of her and her husband's parents' weddings are given a consistent look when housed in black frames with generous white mattes and printed in black and white in the couple's family room.
In addition to traditional African patterns, new patterns are being designed by artists and artisans. The Day Rug by AphroChic (https://www.aphrochic.com/) is one such example. The dark blue shade is reflective of indigo design that can be found throughout West Africa, while the pattern is inspired by the designs of the famed ante-bellum, African American craftsman, Thomas Day. The print with a mix of lines and circles feels similar to many of the geometric prints found in traditional indigo print fabrics from the Bamana people of Mali and other West African cultures.
This breakfast area is a cheerful mix of patterns: Bernhardt dining chairs with a graphic back and nailhead trim surround a round Coddington-designed walnut table. A silver leaf iron pendant, roman shades and a Moroccan-print accent rug complete the space. The artwork in the adjoining living room is by Monika Steiner.
Commanding and masculine, this bedroom's outstanding feature is its accent wall, which is papered in horizontal and vertical stripe patterns. A sturdy bed with hammered upholstery feels lush and stately, while assorted throw pillows in mixed materials and tones soften the space. The zebra-print rug adds pizzaz to the formal-feeling room.