Written by Victoria Purcell

Geometric home décor: 9 ways to work the trend

From edgy rectangular designs to shapely semi-circular motifs, strong lines and bold hues are at the heart of the geometric home decor trend. Choose multicoloured pieces for a modern or retro feel, or go subtle with a statement piece in a subtle palette…

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1. The geometric feature wall

This Diamonds Geometric wall mural is a bold way to embrace the geometric home decor trend. It features elegant layers of blocks and triangular shapes in bright colours to really make your feature wall pop. Each mural is made bespoke to your measurements and choice of wallpaper material. From £30 per sqm via wallsauce.com

Colourful geometric wall mural by Wallsauce

Photo: Wallsauce

2. The playful wall tile

A masterclass in how to mix colours, the tones in these playful Harlequin tiles are quite subtle, offering a palette of lively triangles and chevrons anchored by a neutral white base. There are no rules when it comes to the laying pattern, just go for broke. Each brick tile is slightly textured, adding extra warmth and charm. £36.30 per sqm from porcelainsuperstore.co.uk

Geometric Harlequin wall tiles from Porcelain Superstore

Photo: Porcelain Superstore

3. The bold brass shelf

This sleek modular shelf doubles up as a statement piece of wall art, so say farewell to the functional and up your ‘shelfie‘ game with the Layla shelf. The graphic brass beauty is a great nod to the geometric home decor trend without going all out. £79 from made.com

This brass geometric shelf from made.com doubles up as wall art

Photo: Made.com

4. Colour block those cushions 

Colour block your cushions to for a subtle hint of the geometric trend in your living room. The gold, blue and grey hues are toned down with a hint of neutral white to ease it gently into your colour scheme. £16.99 from mandco.com

Geometric cushion in gold, blue, white and grey from M&Co

Photo: M&Co

5. Blocky art prints

This architectural-style abstract art print was featured on BBC One’s DIY SOS. Art prints are the perfect way to dip a toe into any trend, and RocketJackDesign on Etsy has a whole collection of blocky prints in a variety of colours as well as abstract geometric shapes like the below. From £13 (unframed) via etsy.com

RocketJackDesign abstract geometric wall art, from £13 from etsy.com

Photo: RocketJackDesign on Etsy

6. A statement sideboard

This geometric sideboard is a beautiful statement piece. The Hermes sideboard pairs tessellating geometry and mixed materials (acacia wood, white marble and brass) to create showstopping storage. £679 from swoodeditions.co.uk


Hermes geometric sideboard from Swoon in acacia wood, brass and marble

Photo: Swoon

7. The feature rug

This contemporary rug sits boldly at the more colourful end of the geometric home decor spectrum with striking stripes, zigzags and bold jewel colours. Made from a soft wool blend, it has a hand tufted finish and looks sleek wherever placed. £339 from amara.com

Round geometric rug in jewel colours by Ted Baker at Amara

Photo: Amara

8. Blocky bathroom essentials

Another great way to dip a toe in trend is with geometric print towels. A great look for a sleek, contemporary bathroom, these pure cotton graphic print towels – available in teal, grey and denim – are sure to impress your guests. From £4 via marksandspencer.com

Pure cotton geometric print towels in Denim, from Marks & Spencer

Photo: Marks & Spencer

9. The kitchen colour pop

Bold colours are a great way to liven up a neutral kitchen, and this Mid-century embossed jug, with the addition of a graphic print, ticks multiple style boxes without being overkill – it’s retro, it’s geometric and it’s a jewel-tone colour pop. Use it for milk or to pop some dried flowers in. £12 from habitat.co.uk

Habitat Mid-century embossed jug in mustard with graphic print

Photo: Habitat


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