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34 things every global chic room needs

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.

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Embrace Organic à la @thejungalow Mo’ patterns? No problems. This room from The Jungalow (shot by David Tsay for House Beautiful) goes global in a big way, mixing boho prints of all scales and colors. Leafy green plants and rough-hewn wooden accents ground the room, keeping it from feeling too busy. A great reason to encourage your green thumb!

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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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34 things every global chic room needs

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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34 things every global chic room needs

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.

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34 things every global chic room needs

Books Books are the easiest personal touch in any room, and they bring your specific personality and life into a space. Global interiors are lived-in, and there’s no better way to say a room gets use than to stock it with books.

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