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06/22/2012 08:02 am ET Updated Oct 11, 2012

How To Decorate With Stripes

Whether traditional or unconventional, stripes—especially on walls and floors—promote order. They have an almost architectural power to redirect the eye and reshape a space. In smaller doses, like on furniture or accessories, they’re “the neutral of the pattern world,” says New York City interior designer Elaine Griffin, as they are low-risk and easy to incorporate into any type of room.

For more on decorating with stripes head over to Real Simple.

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