Dabbling in a pattern or two is fun, but diving in head-first is even more interesting. When tastefully selected and paired by expert designers, contrasting patterns break traditional design boundaries and lead to fresh, innovative interiors. In the following slides, designers experiment with a plethora of patterns to create chic, statement-making spaces in styles ranging from minimalist to maximalist, and everything in between.
In this living space, boldly pairs different types of patterns, including black-and-white geometric curtains, a pictorial accent wall, and bright throw pillows.
Cool neutrals lay the groundwork for eclectic patterns in this space by .
This living room by relies on patterned upholstery and accents to craft a bohemian-inspired ambience.
This design by reins in vivid patterns through a carefully selected color palette of deep ocean blue and subtle green.
Hints of pink and soft hues create a patterned environment that's surprisingly understated; the design is by .
In this New York City townhouse by , patterns work to create a modern environment.
Diverse patterns give dark colors new life in this design by .
Shades of purple lend an opulent, regal quality to this space by .
A wallpapered ceiling is an innovative accent in this space by .
This modern farmhouse by features black-and-white patterns that comfortably contrast each other.
This refreshing living space by blends thoughtful motifs and simple shapes, resulting in a design that indulges our passion for pattern without overwhelming us.
This living area from creatively throws together turquoise, blue, and green.
Stripes add spice to a modern organic design from .
High ceilings provide ample space for contrasting upholstery in this design by .
Orange patterns help create a coastal atmosphere in this design by .
Matching patterned sofas bring sophisticated fun to this space by .
In this living area, demonstrates the power of zebra print to create visual interest in a space.
Fan-print wallpaper is an unexpected neutral backdrop for bright colors and intricate patterns in this room by .
Marble enhances visual contrast in this design scheme from .
Reds are striking in this patterned space by .
Patterns also serve a subdued, classic aesthetic in this living room design by .
Polka dots and stripes are made for each other in this space by
In this room from , creative patterns are restrained through complementing shades of blue.
Blue velvet sofas are richly patterned in this space from .
Playful purples take a chic gray living room by to the next level.
From the the fireplace to the artwork, wove pattern through nearly every surface, while using bright white wall paint to balance any busyness.
For a home on Long Island in New York, allowed the design of the millwork to bring added style to this posh living area.
An orange, zebra-patterned chair is a playful touch in this design by .
A blue rug ties this room together by .
Texture enhances the patterns in this chic space by .