Design Trend: A Gallery of Bold & Innovative Mirrors

Design Trend: A Gallery of Bold & Innovative Mirrors

Dabney Frake
Nov 20, 2014
(Image credit: Moving Mountains)

Lighting has been big in recent years, with designers using new technology and materials to create uniquely-designed lamps, chandeliers, and sconces that are endlessly creative and beautifully sculptural. Now it seems like mirrors are following suit, as designers experiment with new methods and shapes to make interesting and reflective decor that straddles the line between art and function. Here are some recent favorites that put beauty in the mundane.

Above, the A-frame mirror from Moving Mountains is a graphic and geometric statement.

(Image credit: Maisonee)

Maisoneé's recent collection includes a couple of fun mirrors, including one made up of cascading fish scale-like segments, that can be purchased in bundles.

(Image credit: Kaschkasch)

This Kaschkasch floor mirror for Menu is designed to rest against the wall or, even better, is angled in the back to nestle in corners.

(Image credit: Vitamin)

London lifestyle brand Vitamin debuted its Eclipse mirror, in a range of powder-coated colors. One edge is sliced off at an angle.

(Image credit: West Elm)

To show how this is trickling into the mainstream, check out the faceted round mirror from West Elm.

(Image credit: Liebel)

The Giulietta mirror from Liebel is both minimalist and playful at the same time. It looks like an oversized makeup or shaving mirror.

(Image credit: Anthropologie)

These copper metal mirrors from Anthropologie are industrial looking and an unexpected and interesting elongated shape. They provide storage in addition to the mirror.

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