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Now Trending: Ikat Prints

The lively pattern is making an appearance everywhere in the home

Written by Emily Benda
  • Michael Garland

    Ikat print has been used in design for years because of its striking pattern and breadth of color palettes. Whether it be used for a throw pillow or sofa, it seems ikat continues to hold a stylish place in the home. Take a look at some of our favorite ways to use the energetic design.

    This colorful vignette featuring a sunset palette get an animated lift thaks to an ikat patterned sofa with hot pink piping. Traditional wooden arms and legs balance the sofa’s bright cushions and throws, while a Moorish style mirror hints at exotic destinations.  

    Tour this colorful Palm Springs home.

    Design: Michael Ostrow and Roger Stoker

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  • Michael Partenio

    Pattern Play

    Ikat accents bring a fresh spin to this classic beachy space. A bench upholstered in a blue and red ikat plays off the red striped headboard. Click here to see more of this Nantucket family home.

    Design: Nancy Serafini

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  • Emily Jenkins Followill

    Calming Blues

    Shades of blue in Thibaut’s ikat wallpaper set a serene aura fitting for unwinding after a long day. The energetic pattern softens the sharp angles of this guest suite bath.  Click here to see the rest of this Atlanta home.

    Design: Will Huff and Heater Dewberry

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  • Dominique Vorillon

    Bedroom Pizazz

    A punch of bright colors give this bedroom its verbe. Adding a fun twist to the color-blocked walls is a splashy orange ikat bed. Pale lilac motifs within the design complement the bright pink rug and lilac curtains. Tour the Los Angeles home here.

    Design: Jennifer Culp

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  • Jonny Valiant

    Pop of pattern

    A simple throw pillow is a no-brainer way to tie lively print into your decor. It's also an easy way to bring a pop of color to a neutral palette. Click the next slide to see more ikat accent throws. 

    Design: Nancy Pearson

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  • Mark Roskams

    Nautical Note

    Here, ikat and block printed throw pillows bring color and interest to the bedroom’s blue-and-white palette. Tour this colorful home.

    Design: Liliane Hart

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  • John Granen

    Shut-Eye in Style

    Liven up neutral colors with a statement print. Here, a bed upholstered in an ikat print energizes the muted palette. Various textures also add interest to the master bedroom and complement the nearby terrace. See more of this renovated California home

    Design: Kelie Grosso 

     

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  • Werner Straube

    Statement Seating

    Michael Del Piero went for a traditional tribal aesthetic in this upholstered bench in “Free Spirit” blue. The dark shade and small motifs pop against the white wall and collection of drawings. Tour the 2016 Hampton Showhouse.

    Design: Michael Del Piero

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  • Werner Straube

    Blue and White Delight

    This striking navy-and-white ikat love seat holds the center of attention in this elegant master bedroom. All-white bedding with navy script monograms richly contrasts the dark wooden four poster bed. Click here to view the rest of this Illinois home.

    Design: Megan Winters

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  • Nathan Schroder

    Weave of Color

    Shay Geyer’s design in the Dallas Showhouse features a bold ikat stripe rug that creates movement in her glamorous master bedroom. Shades of marigold, gray, navy, and cream navigate eyes from the canopy bed to a comfortable sitting area. 

    Design: Shay Geyer

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