In interior design, pattern refers to the repetition of lines, shapes, or other design elements in a decorative way. Patterns can be created using a variety of materials and techniques, such as paint, wallpaper, fabric, tiles, or other decorative elements.
Examples of patterns in interior design include:
- Floral: These can be created using wallpaper, fabric, or decorative accents like throw pillows or rugs.
- Geometric: These can be created using tiles, paint, or other materials to create repeating shapes such as circles, squares, or triangles.
- Stripe: These can be created using paint, wallpaper, or fabric to create repeating horizontal or vertical lines.
- Plaid: These are created using intersecting stripes of different colors or shades to create a grid-like pattern.
- Damask: These are intricate, ornamental patterns typically created using fabric or wallpaper and featuring intricate, interwoven lines and shapes.
The use of contrast in interior design helps to draw the eye and create visual interest, making a space more dynamic and visually appealing.
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