Zig zags are like stripes' crazy cousin. The pattern works so amazingly well in all of these interiors, it has us wondering why we haven't incorporated zig zags into our own home...• 1 You may have seen this one before: it's Mark Chamberlain's free-hand zig zag wall in Farrow and Ball's luscious, London Clay
• 2 a soft blue zig-zag-painted floor by Mary McDonald
• 3 a bedroom makeover by The Cultivated Home
• 4 Zigzag rug at West Elm, $39 to $649 for 2'x3' to 9'x12'
• 5 a zig zag / floral mix; image: Paul Costello for Domino
Not enough zig zags for your Friday morning? See more on Apartment Therapy's zig zag roundup.