Geometric Designs

Geometric, faceted designs add depth and a modern touch to whatever form they're in. Here, a few of our favorites!

By Kirsten Fields
Photo credit: ABC Home
Pattern Play

The simple pattern of the triangles on this birch wood tray gives the illusion of three-dimensional diamonds. Spear Print Tray by Ferm Living ($80 at Leif)

Photo credit: West Elm
Down to the Wire

Inspired by Japanese origami, this bone-topped table features an airy lower half that makes it easy to pair with heavier furniture. Origami Coffee Table ($399 at West Elm)

Photo credit: Lamps Plus
Pretty in Pink

Glazed in soft pink, this faceted table lamp provides a harmonious blend of feminine and modern elements. Delta Schiaparelli Pink Lamp by Robert Abbey ($167 at Lamps Plus)

Photo credit: Artecnica
Modern Mobile

Mobiles may seem like child’s play, but think again: this paper version acts as a lightweight hanging sculpture in any contemporary setting. Themis Prism Mobile ($39.50 at Artecnica)

Photo credit: A+R
Golden Rule

Separate these rubber-coated stone-resin bookends, and you’re in for a surprise: a golden brain alcove that mimics the same geometric design as the exterior. Knowledge in the Brain Bookends by Karim Rashid for Menu ($180 at A + R)

Photo credit: Dwell Studio
Vase Case

Decorated with tiny 14-karat gold triangles, these glass column vases add a subtle geometric pattern wherever they’re placed. Gold Triangles Glass Vases (from $163 at Dwell Studio)

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Sculptural Seat

Thoughtfully designed with comfort in mind, this chair is constructed of iron wires no more than a quarter-inch apart to provide a supportive seat. Farmhouse Lounge Chair by Gaurav Nanda ($495 at A +R)

Photo credit: Urban Outfitters
Triangular Terrarium

This iron-trimmed glass terrarium can be left empty to serve as a decorative object or filled with small plants. Turning Triangles Terrarium ($39 at Urban Outfitters)

Photo credit: Wolfum
Coasting Along

The four different angular patterns on these birch printed coasters give them a futuristic look. Kass Coaster Set ($35 for four at Wolfum)

Photo credit: Pigeon Toe Ceramics
Magnetic Appeal

Cast from hand-sculpted shapes, these ceramic magnets add a geometric touch to a refrigerator or memo board. Faceted Magnets ($80 for six at Pigeon Toe Ceramics)

Photo credit: The Curiosity Shoppe
Balancing Act

Create an ever-changing tabletop sculpture with these balancing blocks, which have been handmade from repurposed scrap hardwood. White Balancing Blocks by Fort Standard ($85 at The Curiosity Shoppe)

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Prismatic Tables

Made from transparent pink, yellow and orange colored glass, the overlapping pieces of these tables create vibrant color combinations from every angle. Clarity Multi Color Glass Tables (from $2495 at ABC Home)

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