Union Jacks: The British are Back

Union Jacks: The British are Back

Geoff Bentz
Aug 13, 2009

OK, so Apartment Therapy has featured Union Jack Roundups before, but with the popular style constantly being reinvented, we thought we'd bring you up-to-date on the famous look.

Did you know the term "Jack" refers to any flag other than the national flag flown by a ship? Jacks are often flown when the ship is dressed on special occasions. Luckily, you don't need an excuse to dress up your living room.

• 1 Vintage Union Jack flag as wall art.
• 2 Union Jack painted ceiling at "The Pub" — a British bar in Cleveland, Ohio.
• 3 British Flag rug from Jonathan Adler - $720
• 4 Hand painted Union Jack Chair.
• 5 Repurposed painted Union Jack Dresser.

• 6 Union Jack chaise lounge.
• 7 A classic Union Jack Smeg fridge.
• 8 Union Jack doormat available at Rocket St George - £19
• 9 Sparrow's post on Teo Jasmin included this digitally printed sofa.
• 10 Vivienne Westwood's Union Jack rug for The Rug Company - $3,495

(Images: 1 Casa Sugar; 2 Alkemie; 4 Brown Button; 5 Poetic Home; 6 The World According To Isa; 7 emtodosostons blogspot; 9 Teo Jasmin; 10 Rug Company)

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