It’s hip to be square

I loved a lot about Prague, but it’s probably no surprise that one of my favorite things was the Cubism architecture.

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Czech Cubists used sharp points, slicing planes, and crystalline shapes in their works.

Cubist building

Though it was only popular in the Czech Republic from 1912-1914, it’s a design form that you’ll see an awful lot of in 2014.


On furnishings,

Hexagon art

in art installations, like this fabulous DIY from one of my favorite blogs Vintage Revivals,

Geometric beads

in jewelry, like these fun DIY geometric beads from,


and in vases (to name just a few), like this DIY design from Oh Happy Day.

These are not fleeting designs. I can promise you that faceted designs will be around long after 2014 comes to an end. The key is not to go overboard. You don’t want everything in your home to have harsh geometric points.

And in case you’re not much of a DIYer, I found a few fun faceted items you can buy:

Faceted decor

 I LOVE these diamond light halogen bulbs, ($44.85 each)

Faceted monogram art, ($25)

Jewel lamp; also available in green, ($219)

Hex flower vases, (from $24.50)

Gem mirror, ($299)

Sculpted Geo Console, ($499)

Nate Berkus wall décor, ($14.99)

Geometric float art; also available in green, purple, and orange, ($69.95 each)

I also LOVE these diamond planters, ($49.99 for two)

What geometric décor do you have in your house?