Fabric Watch 2012

Written by Jessica Van Midde on . Posted in Fashion, Interior Decorating

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Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of bohemian ikats, quatrefoil, chevrons and Greek key motifs in home decor. A design trend seems to be growing. I think these prints and patterns are really interesting and are a wonderful way to decorate your home or office. All these fabric patterns are a twist on traditional and modern classics that have been around for a while. I really like all of these geometric prints, but I’m not sure how long they will last in the design world. I hope they will be around for awhile. I’m sure you’ll be seeing more of these trendy prints everywhere, on the runway and in interior design. Here are some inspiring images of these graphic prints below. Why not go bold with these prints?

chevron designer fabric and  quatrefoil pillows
Quatrefoil pillows & chevron designer fabric. Photos from the Las Vegas Market.
Via Annette Tatum Blog
decorative pillow cover Bohemian ikat
Bohemian ikat decorative pillow cover (lumbar pillow 12×18).
Via Etsy
bedspread ikat
This ikat bedspread looks sooo pretty in this teen bedroom. I like that this room is not too girly.
Via teenvogue.com
ikat dresses
Playful bohemian ikat dresses to add some more interesting flare to your wardrobe.
ikat bohemian fashion
Spring ikat bohemian fashion.
Via Miami fashion blog
quatrefoil dining room
Beautiful quatrefoil  contemporary dining room. Designed by Lisette Marie Interior Design.
Via houzz.com
quatrefoil design rugs
I just love the quatrefroil design on the these rugs sold at Ballard Designs. One thing I’ve noticed with quatrefoil prints is that they’re big in decor but not so much in fashion.
Via Ballard Designs
greek key motif ottoman
Contemporary Greek Key motif on the ottoman at the foot of the bed.
Via Ulstertatler Interiors
area rug outdoor
Outdoor area rug
Via Frontgate
lamp shade stylish
Stylish lamp shade.
Via La Petite Fashionista
spring 2011 versace
Versace Spring 2011
Via Oh Very Critical
fashion print chevron
Of all these patterns Chevron prints are by far my favorite. They look amazing to wear and fantastic in the home. So whether you decide to wear them or use chevron prints as home accessories, you really can’t go wrong. A great bold print!
Via Lookbook

design with chevron print
This Chevron print adds lots of visual movement to this space. A good thing about this pattern is that it’s great to use in a small space. It keeps the eye moving and makes spaces appear larger than they are.
Via Belle Maison 23
party table runner
Looks elegant as a table runner for a party.
Via Diva Entertains Blog
Aalto Tank Chair
I love this Missoni Aalto Tank Chair.
Via Stylefrizz
Which one of these prints is your favorite? Is it the chevron print, bohemian ikat, Greek key motif or the quatrefoil print?
P.S. Happy first week of spring!
- xoxo Jessica

More Inspiration!

  • I'm all about the medieval cloverleaf, a popular modern motif I've been seeing everywhere these days! Even though these architectural quatrefoils have been around since the 11th century, they're making a trendy comeback in design. Here are just ...

  • You can never have enough pillows in your home. My mom & I are both pillow fanatics. She has lots of pillows and it has now rubbed off on me. The thing I love most about pillows is you can always change them around by adding more colors, te ...

  • The Greek key motif is a popular graphic that is often found in various design elements. It is symbolic of infinity and unity and was used throughout ancient Greece for decorating. This Greek key pattern visually mimics the fluid movement of an o ...

  • Beautiful crystal chandelier...they make me oh so happy. They can be considered the jewelry of the home and help make a dull room look much more interesting. Photos via A Perfect Gray Blog Happy Wednesday! - xoxo Jessica


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Jessica Van Midde is a San Francisco Bay Area Interior Decorator and Blogger. Follow her on Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest.

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