Throw Your Room a Curve: Round Mirrors

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I took a look around my home the other day, happy to have put up a few more pieces of artwork over the weekend, and it struck me that nearly everything hanging on the walls has right angles. Suddenly all I could see were the rectangular frames corresponding to the wall edges. I realized that it's high time for some unexpected curves — hopefully in the form of a round mirror.

We've featured several roundups before of glamorous round mirrors in a range of prices (see here and here). A search on eBay comes up with quite a few options, and stores like Pottery Barn, Ballard Designs, CB2, and West Elm have lovely options, as well. A round mirror will introduce some play of light into our sometimes-dim living room, and also break the monotony of so many rectangular frames.

1. An inspiring living room from Lonny Magazine.

2. A stunning room designed by David Loftus.

3. Gorgeous Captain's Mirrors by BDDW.

4. A room by Domino, found via Alicia B. Designs.

5. The Porthole Mirror Collection by Viva Terra.

6. An inviting living room by West Elm.

7. The Bellesol Mirror by Ballard Designs.

8. A living room from Lonny Magazine with a round mirror and a convex mirror.

9. An eye-catching room designed by Tobi Fairley.

10. An amazing oversize round mirror in the bathroom, from House Beautiful.

Images: As linked above.

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