What is the most used shape in home decor? It's the rectangle of course!
Tables, sofas, beds, dressers, area rugs etc; even the shape of our rooms are rectangular. When you have that many similar shapes, it is important to bring in another shapes to create some variety in a space. Of course, the perfect pairing with all those rectangles is a circular shape .
Nothing pleases me more than circles and spheres. I use them liberally in both my art work and in home decor. I don't consider a space complete until I have several circular shapes in a room. I have a fondness for circular tables in particular. Then there are all those objects you can find that are circular: mirrors, globes, glass spheres, clocks, ... the list is endless and there are so many ways to weave them into a space. A poke around my Pinterest vignette board revealed lots of circular motifs.
I spy with my little eye lots of ...
Love the freshness of this arrangement. There's nothing like the colours of nature to attract our senses. There are circles/spheres everywhere here.
Another circular shape overlapping a rectangle. Notice how the handles and the tufting creates visual flow? If I could wave a magic want, I would make the mirror just a tad larger.
I think the textures, light wood and circular motifs make this a very inviting room. I just want to see more of it.
Links to all of these rooms can be found on my Pinterest site highlighted at the beginning of this post.