How to Mix Patterns Like a Pro

See which combinations of stripes, geometrics, florals and more work best to give a personality boost to your rooms

Introducing a new pattern to a space adds a lot of life, energy and personality in a way a solid color rarely can. But why restrict yourself to playing with just one pattern? Combining two or more may seem daunting, but if you follow some of these formulas, you’ll be mixing and matching like a pro in no time.
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Ways to Mix a Lot of Pattern

Traditional rugs

Rugs in rich, traditional patterns are a bit like stripes in that they can almost be treated like a neutral with no pattern at all. Their fine, intricate designs and rich, sophisticated colors make them easy to mix with other patterns that are either more subtle, more bold or both.

Examples of using multiple patterns in our work:

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