10 Ridiculously Stylish Ways to Incorporate the Checkered Print Trend In Your Home

published Jul 6, 2022
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Small Cool 2022 Experience lounge space with gray sofa, small gallery wall, plants, black and ivory geometric rug, checkered accent chair, disco balls on floor
Credit: Rikki Snyder

Checkerboard has always been around, but lately it seems to be everywhere you look. That’s a good thing because the more checkerboard there is, the more imaginative and stylish the patterns become. Checkers and chess aren’t the only places sporting this design anymore, and you don’t have to make a huge statement by decking out your flooring with dramatic tiles. Now you can find checkerboard prints on pillows, throw blankets, rugs, coasters, and even bookends. This trend is a really fun way to add textures and patterns to your home space, especially if you want to do so without going over the top. Whether you like vivid colors or take a minimalist approach, there’s something out there that fits all types of home aesthetics. If you don’t know where to start for some of the best picks out there, don’t worry. I’ve done the work for you. Here are 10 stylish home finds that will help you tie the checkerboard trend seamlessly into your decor.

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Brooklinen's brand new Checkerboard Bath Towels launched this week in three dynamic colors: Mango, Pop Pink, and Mint. They come in a set of two, so you can stock up on stylish bathroom linens or take them out for an afternoon at the pool.

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These vibrant glass tile coasters will bring a pop of color to your coffee table with checkered flair. They come in an impressive 19 colors, so you can mix and match to your heart's content.

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This luxe collab candle from L'or de Seraphine and Bloomingdale's has notes of sandalwood, bergamot, musk, and amber. Modeled after its namesake, the candle holder mimics the iconic checkered floors of the flagship Bloomingdale's store on 59th Street.

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These ceramic staircase bookends will make your books stand out like fashionable decor. The tiled bookends come in white and green, so you can pick the one that suits your style best, whether you're a huge fan of bright colors or a laid-back lover of neutrals.

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The Checkered Bath Runner from Brooklinen is a subtle approach to the checkerboard trend. The absorbent and cozy bath runner comes in two colors — Cool Blue and White — and features a textured checkered design with raised panels.

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This checkerboard bolster pillow will add a punch of pattern to your sofa or accent chair. The tufted fabric is soft to the touch and available in a traditional black-and-white checkered style or playful multicolor checkered pattern.

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This distressed checkered blackout curtain is a low-key method of incorporating the design into your decor with a minimal grid pattern. Its blackout liner will help to reduce light and noise, and even has thermal benefits to help regulate temperature. The curtain panel is sold individually so be sure to add two to your cart if you want to decorate your window on both sides.

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A colorful take on the checkerboard trend are these fun checkered throw pillows from Urban Outfitters. Measuring 18" x 18", the pillows come in four colors, including a summery taupe that will brighten up your living room furniture.

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Why stop at checkerboard decor when you can go all out with checkered furniture? This cozy club chair will make a statement with its buffalo plaid design, and features foam cushioning, a sturdy birch frame, and poly fabric upholstery.

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This Checkerboard Shaggy Rug is an Urban Outfitters bestseller, and for good reason. It's super trendy with its shaggy finish and fringed edges, and it comes in surprisingly vibrant colors for a checkered rug, such as Honey, Citron Sage, and Mocha.