Diamonds: A Designer's Best Friend

Diamonds: A Designer's Best Friend

Adrienne Breaux
Jan 24, 2012

With yearly color trends come another: pattern trends! Last year chevron was all the rage, as well as some Ikat and other globally-inspired prints. Will this be the year of diamonds? We found some fascinating and faceted decor that might be proof of this year's hot new shape and pattern.

Great in a repeating pattern, stupendous in a 2D graphic and gorgeous in a 3D sculpture, diamonds certainly do wow with their versatility. Mix in fun textures, colors and applications and you've got a trend that might have lasting power:

1) Diamond Plush / Pillow in Mustard Yellow $24.50
2) Diamond Sisal Rug starts at $389
3) DIY Diamond Decor via Martha Stewart Weddings
4) Jake Phipps' Stellar Mirror
5) Eric Therner's Diamond Lights $62

6) Flokati Diamond Rug $598-$2,698
7) Kartell - Stone Stool $245
8) Vintage Hand Embroidered Diamond Table Runner $17
9) Funky diamonds Pillow Cover $30
10) Hand-cut Decorative Design of a Diamond Crystal $35

(Images: As credited above)

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