7 Ways To Add Trendy Check Patterns To Your Home


Photo: Dustin Halleck, Styling by Cate Ragen.

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Ever the chameleon across styles, the check pattern can read orderly and Bauhaus, deliver a charming folk vibe, or harken back to retro midcentury days depending on the environment. “It’s an interesting mix of old and new,” says designer Elizabeth Mollen. For a Chicago family’s 1940s Highland Park home, geometric wallpaper graces a child’s room as an ode to the property’s original millwork found throughout. Here, we spotlight product picks that play into the space’s colorful take on check.

H Tissage Pillow in Kaki / $710 / hermes.com

Grid Mug in Blue by Recreation Center / $42 / mociun.com

Rayo Outdoor Sofa in Navy Frame and Niro Teal Fabric / $2,699 / roomandboard.com

Zip Mirror in Chocolate & Sky by Bower Studios / $895 / ready-to-hang.com

Desouk DSK02 Rug / Price upon request / jaipurliving.com

Hieroglyph Sconce in Natural Oak / $4,275 / workstead.com

Lake Vostok Briar-Effect Sunglasses in Radica/Brown / $415 / marni.com