To bring subtle but beautiful visual interest to a neutral space, try mixing patterns. This lovely dining room does it excellently, with a damask print for the wallpaper and a graphic one on the dining chairs, all in shades of brown.
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.
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.
Kid-friendly style is so sophisticated in this boy's bedroom that mixes cool graphic prints with pops of bright color. The resulting look is rich with personality and details, like the midcentury bed and desk, that can grow along with the room's owner.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this open living space, first seen on HGTV's Design Star, oversized artwork takes up as much room as the lofted bed. A rustic sideboard, printed throw pillow and colorful picture frames mix for a bohemian look. Meanwhile, the concrete support beam and ceiling have urban and industrial undertones.
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.
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.
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.
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.