A Zap Of Zig-Zag

Posted by Suzi | March 7, 2012



The zig zag is like the cha cha of pattern- and not just because of the kooky alliteration… Whether it’s electrical hazards, running away from crocodiles or the swirls and zig-zags favoured by the Bloomsbury group; while most boring things in life take the form of a straight line- breaking them up is always interesting. From wall displays to arranging objects by height or even making a splash in a otherwise pale room (see below) the-up-down-up-down rhythm will add instant pizzazz.

 

 

Picture credits (from left): Wall display; www.designtraveller.tumblr.com, Wallpapered chest; www.cole-and-son.com, Bathroom cabinet; http:www.ariannabelle.com/blog/, Gold mirror; www.grahamandgreen.co.uk, Lemon meringue pies; www.ottolenghi.co.uk, Chemistry dispensers; www.homebarnshop.co.uk, Parquet flooring; www.greyne.com, 1920’s antique chandeliers; www.francetrovegallery.com, Yellow zig-zag fabric; www.premierprintsfabric.com, Blue painted Zig-Zag wallpaper; www.sanderson.com; Wooden fruit bowl; www.sda-decoration.com, Wall-lights; www.1stdibs.com,  Zig Zag rug; www.urbanoutfitters.com.





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