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Block Party: Block Prints for Any Decor Style

An unapologetic approach to playing with patterns.

pattern mixing mood board using block prints

Photos by: Deux Boheme

Hard to ignore given their vibrance, intricate floral block prints have been sprouting up everywhere. Block printing is a heritage design technique involving dipping hand-carved embossed wood into dyes and pressing it into fabric repeatedly, creating a unique print. Numerous artisans have been giving this art form a 21st-century twist by taking on the “more is more” approach and layering pattern upon pattern to create the ultimate visual stimulus.

This modern approach to pattern means that block prints can mesh with any interior style or type of decor, from traditional to contemporary. For visual balance style with bright ceramics, rattan accents and fresh florals.




Runner, placemats, dishes & pillow West Elm

Trivet w/ handles Wildflowers

Napkins and full tablecloth  Stylist’s personal collection

Napkin rings Park Seven

Flatware Target



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