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Eye Catching Chevron Patterns

Classic yet boldly modern, the chevron trend, burst onto the interior aesthetic a few years ago and appears not to be trending down any time soon.   Time and again this distinct graphic has enjoyed popularity as a design element over the centuries.

The ancient V shape, zig-zag pattern can be dated to 1800 BC with the recovery of pottery at the Palace of Knossos on the island of Crete.

Crete Palace of Knossos pottery      Crete Chevron pottery

Chevron motifs can be found on fabric, wallpaper, and more permanent interior design elements like tile

Jeff Shelton's Leaf Zag Cement Tiles

Hundreds of fabrics sport the chevron motif from drapery fabrics to luxe velvet upholstery


Schumacher fabrics Chevron Shock Wave in Platinum and Jet

These Surya poufs make great foot stools or extra perches for entertaining

Surya Millie Pouf      Surya Rain pouf

Jaunty Rugs “Vista” is made of wool accented with a shimmery viscose chevron design

Jaunty Rugs Vista Chevron Rug

Thibaut’s Widenor Chevron wallpaper in coral and white creates instant wow

Thibaut Widenor Chevron wallpaper

Fur friends lounge in style on chevron fabric covered pillows.

Chevron dog bed
Majestic Pet

Mr. H says: Our brains instantly receives energy from the patterns we see-Enjoy!

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