Design Recipes: How to introduce geometry, graphics into your decor

  • Graphic prints can serve as an alternative to traditional abstract painted artwork. (Provided photo/TNS)

  • Oversized black-and-white graphic artwork provides a neutral foundation in this living space. (Provided photo/TNS)

  • Black-and-white reverse-style abstract art creates a modern edge in this living room. (Provided photo/TNS)

  • Identical graphic art conveys as a diptych or art in a series when hung side by side in this living room. (Scott Gabriel Morris/Provided photo/TNS)

  • An overscale rug with a large pattern adds an instant graphic element to this living space. (Scott Gabriel Morris/Provided photo/TNS)

Safe isn’t always best when it comes to interior design. In many instances, people are afraid to take the plunge with prints and graphics. But from artwork to accessories and rugs, graphics can often be the best choice for those looking to infuse a modern edge as well as add color and pattern to a space.