Are Mixed Metals the New “It” Decor Trend?

published Jul 29, 2018
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If your M.O. up until this point was to pair silver with silver and gold with gold for fear of not “matching,” we won’t tell anyone. But we’ll let you in on a little design secret: Mixing metals is back, and in a BIG way. Should you choose to pair brass with chrome, copper with yellow gold, rose gold with stainless steel, or any combination of the above, your fixtures and decor are sure to pop from the decidedly unexpected complementary metallic finishes. Just check out the inspiration we rounded up below.

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Gold, silver, and brass mesh swimmingly in this glam bathroom.

Silver and gold, silver and gold. Could this chandelier be any more mesmerizing?

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We love how the shiny silver around the stove plays off the bright gold handles, drawer pulls, and chandelier.

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A beautiful mirrored surface is accented by rose gold in this wall hanging.

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A gold center anchors this mostly-silver wall piece in an undeniably glamorous way.

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Deck out your bar cart in style with this set of mixed metallic jiggers.

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An inner touch of brass adds extra visual interest to this statement mirror.

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Looking for a fun objet for your side table, bookshelf, or desk? Look no further.

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Champagne-tined glass sits atop a brassy-gold layer and a metallic brown bottom on this sleek lamp.