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Trend Alert: Geometric Accents for a Modern Twist

Trend Alert: Geometric Accents for a Modern Twist

Geometric accents are a smart and simple way to create visual interest and a touch of modern styling in your home decorating. This style of decor accent isn’t just reserved for contemporary or midcentury modern homes. Geometric accents have found their way into more traditional or even rustic decor. No matter what your decorating style might be, I invite you to experiment with geometrics by adding a “pop of modern” to create irony and juxtaposition against a more elegant or rustic backdrop.

Traditional Staircase by Westfield General Contractors Michael Robert Construction

If you enjoy contemporary or mid-century modern designs, geometric accents have always had a place in your decor. As illustrated below, this gorgeous rug rounds out this entire space.

Contemporary Living Room by London Interior Designers & Decorators Turner Pocock

Geometric designs and patterns don’t need to take over your space. They can offer a clean and subtle accent, even in your outdoor decor. Think of the term, “organic architecture” coined by Frank Lloyd Wright who believed that his homes could coexist in perfect harmony with the environment. (See source).

Contemporary Landscape by Tucson Architects & Building Designers Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

In this gorgeous room, the subtle modern patterns complement the rustic elements beautifully.

Industrial Living Room by Portland Interior Designers & Decorators Jessica Helgerson Interior Design

If you’re shy about incorporating geometrics into your space, go for subtle by adding a touch of geometrics into your space. Can you spot where geometrics made an appearance in this room below?

Contemporary Living Room by San Francisco Interior Designers & Decorators Studio Revolution

Still not sure about adding geometric patterns in your home? Here is another push to give it a try.

Transitional Dining Room by Dc Metro Interior Designers & Decorators Liz Levin Interiors

For years I had plain curtains in my bedroom, but this pattern gave the room just the right touch.
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Geometric patterned curtains, by

Did you ever think that macrame would be used in a sentence in our modern day decorating? Well, it’s back with a vengeance and prettier than ever!

Eclectic Patio by Melbourne Interior Designers & Decorators KESEM BOY

I personally lean towards rustic decorating styles where traditionally modern accents might not fit. Yet my thrift-store planter filled with seashells added a touch of modern where one was needed, as seen on my DIY industrial side table we made during our recent room remodel.

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A thrifted geometric accent, at

See how bloggers across the country are working geometrics into their decor…

Now it’s YOUR turn. What do you think of this resurgence of geometrics patterns in our modern day decor? Is it just a fad, or is it here to stay? Feel free to comment below and show us some creative ideas that you might have to incorporate this into your home.

About Jeanette

Jeanette is the owner of, an inspiration and e-store site for home improvement, craft and interior design enthusiasts. Jeanette is a self-taught creative soul, and with the help of her husband, she can be found making her own wall art, sewing her own slipcovers, making or restoring old furniture, or in the woodshop using power tools. She is also a customer of Best Laminate. She and her husband have five children, and have a passion for being creative and love sharing ideas with their readers.

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