Shibori The Japanese dyeing tradition of shibori (similar to tie-dye) is another staple of a good modern global room; we love the stark contrast of the indigo against the crisp white chairs here.

8 ways to fake a well-traveled home. Think globally to mix and match cultural influences, hang an eclectic gallery wall, use textiles and animal prints and start building your own collection!

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Suzani This embroidered cotton or silk textile from Central Asia is now usually a gateway drug to the global look, and definitely a great way to bring in a lot of color and style quickly into a room. Look for motifs such as flowers, vines, fruits moons and even birds.

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Travel abroad is inspiring for all of the sights, sounds, and flavors we experience, but it also has a dramatic impact on the way we decorate our homes. Design elements from the east have influenced interior design over the decades, and internationally inspired accessories are again surging in popularity. Global inspired textiles possess amazing hues [...]

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Texture and interesting pieces are not always enough - seek out balance by moving your pieces around until you are happy with not only the look but the feel!

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Layered Textiles Don’t be shy — layer up all that goodness that you’ve curated! Mix and match textures within textiles for a room that’s visually and tactilely rich. More

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