Pillow talk: How to mix patterns and prints

Follow these rules to master the art of mixing prints and patterns on your sofa, on your bed or throughout an entire room.

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(Photo, Roberto Caruso.)

1. Use groups of three. You need at least three patterns to get a good mix. Two just won’t cut it.
2. Vary the scale. Combine at least one large-scale pattern with a smaller pattern. The third pillow can be a pattern of any size or a solid colour.
3. Choose two or three colours. Refine your palette to a few specific colours and make sure at least one pillow ties everything together.

Feeling inspired? Mix and match any of these pillows — all are winning combinations!

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