How To Decorate With Geometric Patterns

Sometimes when people think of geometric patterns, they get a little nervous – their first thought is of crazy colors and a barrage of bold shapes, and they immediately shut down for fear of the busyness. But that is NOT what it has to mean! Follow Nate’s guide to how to decorate with geometric patterns and you’ll be off to a successful (and yes, sleek and sophisticated) room in no time. For example…

 

Chevron + Squares

In an Atlanta home by Nate Berkus Associates, the firm used a black-and-white chevron runner for a hallway, then amped up the geometric feel with black frames and white mats, creating a low-key square pattern that looks perfectly polished above the rug.

 

Photography by Fred Gerlich

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