Pattern looks good to us these days. Decorative wallpaper, upholstery, lighting and rugs keep catching our eye. After years of experimenting with lots of color on the walls, we are moving towards white and after years of textural solids, we are looking at more pattern. For instance, we like the Zinnia wool rug from Garnet Hill. This rug has a certain cozy vintagey look but still feels modern. It would really work well in a space where the walls and furniture are pared down and simple - the pattern, multiple colors and hi-low carved texture would be more than enough to create visual intrest in a room with lots of basics. Prices are good - a nearly 8 foot runner is $178 and a 3.5 x 5.5 rug is $188. Two larger sizes are available for $338. and $658. In addition, Garnet Hill has a free shipping special on now through March 20.