Ethnic Ikat Pattern in Modern Interior Design

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Ikat is a unique process of dying individual threads and then weaving them into a beautiful fabric with exotic ikat pattern. Room decorating with a unique geometric ornament and ikat patterns are modern interior design trends that offer a fresh look at traditional decorative fabrics that were designed in Asia, India, Central and South America in ancient times.

Bright ikat patterns and ethnic designs in soft muted colors look great with traditional room decor, bringing more energy and interest into modern interior design and decorating.  Ikat bedding, curtain fabric, furniture upholstery, area rugs, tableware and beautiful wallpapers with ikat patterns are inspiring and captivating, offering pleasant interior design color schemes for contemporary room decor. (Designer fabrics and modern floral wallpaper patterns)

Using one of the colors for walls and combining with ikat pattern on curtain fabric and furniture upholstery create stunning room decor, blending traditional ethnic motifs with modern interior design ideas. Adding room decor accessories in matching colors, especially white and blue, make room decor look impressive, balanced and relaxing.

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Ikat pattern and modern home decor ideas

Modern interior design trends, ikat pattern on upholstery fabric, green bed headboard upholstery and wall paint colors

Trendy red-pink, soft orange, stylish purple, sunny yellow and relaxing green will brighten up neutral and lacking interest room decor. Small and large cushions, curtain fabric or kitchen bowls with exotic ikat patterns transform your home interiors into cheerful and welcoming retreat with ethnic flavor.

A colorful touch, as bench cushions, oriental rug or bright bowls, are a great way to add beautiful ikat patterns to outdoor deck and patio decor or interior design.

Modern interior decorating, white-blue wallpaper with ikat pattern

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Ikat pattern has conquered the world. Fashion designers inspired interior design trends that offer new varieties and color combinations of traditional ikat designs.

Modern interior design and decorating ideas, upholstery and curtain fabric decoration patterns, wall hanging fabric, with elegant white-blue ikat pattern

Ikat is a unique pattern, made by using an ancient technology of dyeing threads and weaving in beautiful fabric patterns with irregular edges. The essence of creating ikat pattern on so called wild silk is dying the threads before putting them in the loom.

Modern interior design trends, white-blue upholstery fabric with ikat pattern, exotic decoration patterns

If you like ethnic motifs and can appreciate perfect imperfections of hand made designs and home decor fabrics, ikat patterns offer attractive ways to decorate all home interiors and outdoor living spaces, following modern ethnic interior design and decorating trends.

Modern decoration patterns for bedroom decor, ikat bedding in white-orange colors

The most famous ikat patterns come from Uzbekistan and Central Asia. Also similar patterns were known in many ancient cultures all over the world, in India and Indonesia, the Philippines and Bali, in South America, Mexico, Brazil and Bolivia. Ancient people believed that unique and intricate geometric ornament designs had magic power, and because of the complexity of designs, clothes and home decor fabrics with ikat pattern symbolized the wealth and prestige. (Bedding color symbolism)

Ikat on decorative fabrics, lamp shade for modern room decorating in ethnic interior design style, photo from www.decorgirl.net

Home decor fabrics and clothes with ikat pattern are not necessarily should be associated with exotic fashion trends, interior design and decorating. Contemporary designer fabric patterns, that are inspired by traditional ikat, combined with classic or contemporary furniture create exciting interior design and decorating that feel modern, colorful and fresh.

Modern floor decoration patterns, white-blue ikat tile designs

Stylish ikat is a geometric ornament that looks blurry, soft and tender. Made of two colors,  bright primary color and neutral tone, ikat bedding, upholstery or curtain fabric look classy and relaxing. Blue and white ikat bedding, rugs and textiles, upholstery and curtain fabric with ikat pattern are considered the most elegant and interesting, regardless of the shades of blue colors.

Modern wallpaper design in white yellow colors with ikat pattern

Colorful ikat bedding, rugs and textiles, upholstery and curtain fabric with ikat pattern in bright colors with a complex pattern are perfect for creating stunning, personal and modern interior design and decorating.

Modern home decor ideas with ikat decorative fabrics, ethnic decoration patterns

Ikat bedding, upholstery and curtain fabric, pillows and area rugs with ikat patterns are the most popular in modern interior design. Lamp shades, tableware, wall hanging fabric decorations and modern wallpapers with geometric ornament inspired by traditional ikat patterns, are less common, but impressive and modern.

Ethnic decoration patterns are modern design trends, white-blue ikat pattern on plates and bowls

Unusual geometric ornament, inspired by traditional ikat patterns and colors add unique ethnic touches to room decor, creating modern interior design with an exotic flavor.

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  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 25.05.2012