This Retro Decor Trend Is Suddenly Everywhere

Terrazzo is showing up on everything from shower curtains to rugs to bedding. Here’s how to integrate the dotty pattern into your space.

terrazzo feature image shows several home decor items with terrazzo speckled patter, such as notebooks, boxes, flowerpots, on a pink background

Photo, Erik Putz.

For much of the 20th century, terrazzo—chips of marble, granite and glass suspended in concrete or resin—was the flooring of choice for malls, airports and schools. Lately though, the dotty pattern has been showing up in some unexpected places.