9 Design Rules You Should Be Breaking

Updated 03/16/18

As the old adage goes, “You have to know the rules to break the rules.” We’re here to suggest throwing out the book on design rules. From unexpected color pairings to giving vintage a new lease on life, spaces that march to the beat of their own drum are aspirational and undeniably chic. Keep scrolling to find out which design rules we think were made to broken.

Kembo Style Pair of Armchairs $1150
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One Kings Lane Francis Linen Sectional $9860 $5799
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"Untitled" by Arther Hoener $950
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Mies van der Rohe Pair of Cantilevered Brno Arm Chairs $7200
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Jonathan Adler Peter Peruvian Llama Flat Weave Rug $795
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One Kings Lane Eva Pillow-Top Bench $740 $369
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Mercury Row Alya Campaign Desk $214
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Dot & Bo Eiffel Chair $249 $129
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Kelly Wearstler Oblique Wallpaper $192
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