Though we love modern design, we have a weakness for the traditional.

Case in point: herringbone {and its cousin, chevron}.

No matter what the material, we can’t seem to shake our infatuation with it.

in wood.

in stone.

in tile.

in brick.

in textiles.

And, though typically a more traditional pattern, even more contemporary spaces can benefit from a [strong] dose of it.

 

images:  citified.blogspot via pinterest, via pinterest, lessonsindetail.tumblr via pinterest, liz williams interiors via houzz, via nestegg, via parlourhomeblog, via casa dolce casa,via houzz, via desire to inspire, via west elm, via prettystuff.tumblr, laura day design via coco+kelley, stella mccartney milan via tile envy.