Shape up your space with the trend that isn’t going anywhere, geometric design. This 70s inspired look has featured in every interiors blog and glossy magazine this season and makes use of unusual shapes, patterns and bold colours.
Keen to give it a try? Whether you want to give your house a complete geometric makeover or just incorporate different bits and bobs into your exisiting scheme, we’re here to inspire and show you how.
1. Take it to the floor
If you want to keep your look traditional, take this throw-back trend to the floor by using accent tiles or textiles in your hallway, bathroom or living room. Keep it simple by buying a patterned rug for your front room or try your hand at some DIY and add patterned tiles to your hallway for a fresh modern twist.
Check out these rugs from Ikea and The Rug Seller that will liven up any space.
Sillerup rug from Ikea- £95
Honeycomb rug from The Rug Seller – £49.99
2. Light up the room
Transform your room from above with a geometric inspired light fixture. With a wide variety of one of a kind table lamps, ceiling pendants and floor lamps on the market, you’re sure to find something that sparkles even when it’s switched off.
We love these unique light fittings from Notonthehighstreet and PAGAZZI.
Star table lamp from PAGAZZI – £35
3. Think outside the box
Don’t hide your prized trinkets, put them on display with geometric storage wall mounts and tables. These unique furnishings are the perfect way to highlight your collection of sports trophies, pottery or photos of loved ones.
Showcase your favourite things with these shapely wall mounts from Etsy.
Honeycomb shelving from Etsy – £132.49
Euclid triangle glass wall display shelf from Etsy – £30
Go abstract with your accessories to give your room a clean contemporary look. Try adding some funky fittings like hexagonal candle holders, wired baskets or patterned pillows for a cheap and easy room refresh.
Try some of our favourite, and inexpensive, accessories from West Elm, Anthropologie and H&M.
Beaded multicolour hexagon pillow cover from West Elm – £55
Metalwork hurricane lantern set from Anthropologie – from £10
H&M wire basket – £14.99
Not sure what to do with your old accessories? Trends come and go, so it may be worth holding onto old cushions, ornaments and furniture. Stow your old pieces in one of our secure self-storage units across London. With 7 days a week access, you can easily swap out last year’s stemware before the next summer cocktail party.
5. Make it pop
Create your own piece of geometric art with an eye popping feature wall. Go retro or mix and match different trends to put your own stamp on your space. Try this by using patterned tiles for a kitchen backsplash or colourful paints and wallpapers in your living room or bedroom.
Make your own masterpiece with our favourite wallpaper patterns from Graham & Brown and paint colours from Dulux.
Enigma wallpaper from Graham & Brown- £20 per roll
Silken Sunrise 2, Spring Breeze 3 and Summer Medley 4 from Dulux – £21.29 for 2.5L
Have any other geometric looks you love? Let us know your favourites!