Applied Design: A Formula for Mixing Patterns

I definitely can’t finish talking about the Room of the Week without discussing the gorgeous mix of patterns and colors in the room.  Even though there are seven different fabrics used on the bed alone it doesn’t feel crazy because the patterns are all beautifully coordinated.  Not every room should have this many patterns involved, but if you just take 3 of the “types” of patterns used on this bed and put them together you’re almost guaranteed to have a good mix.  Take a look..

a-formula-for-mixing-patterns copySOURCES: Scenario 1: unifying pattern, saturated color, geometric print | Scenario 2: unifying pattern, coordinating floral, saturated color

Do you have a formula for mixing patterns?

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