Welcome to the world of wildly colorful, patterned home decor

In design today, more is more.

Despite a decade-long — and seemingly never-ending — craze for pared-down midcentury modern pieces, the maximalist approach to decor has been creeping back into fashion.

Abstraction meets geometry in Dusen Dusen’s new home line.
Abstraction meets geometry in Dusen Dusen’s new home line.Dusen Dusen

Take Drew Barrymore’s new line for children’s rooms, Flower Kids. Unveiled on Aug. 1 and exclusively available at Walmart, its more than 100 new pieces — from party supplies and art prints to bedding and furniture — are a riot of color and pattern. (Her line for grown-ups, Flower Home, has a more controlled whimsy.)

Animals! Rainbows! Confetti! (For adult design sophisticates, the latter is a dead ringer for terrazzo, a trendy marble composite found everywhere from tabletops at all-female coworking space The Wing, to floors at the always-chic Ace Hotel.)

Asymmetry is in. So are organic, lumpy figures and abstract, geometric shapes.

The trend extends beyond spaces for wee ones. Since 2010, Brooklyn-based Ellen Van Dusen has been churning out women’s clothing with bold colors and patterns via her label Dusen Dusen; the brand expanded into home furnishings in 2015.

Its fifth home collection debuted last month, and its towels, bedding and shower curtains are unabashedly vivid.

With prices from $20 for Dusen Dusen’s wares and $18 for Flower Kids via Walmart, embracing a zany aesthetic can be affordable, too.

I, for one, am on board. It’s about time rooms started looking a little less composed — and not quite so Instagram-perfect — and a little more fun.

Terri Chiao and Adam Frezza of Chiaozza make organic sculpture.
Sculptures by Chiaozza, on view now in Industry City, encourage frolicking and exploration.Chiaozza/NYC Parks

And there’s little more joyful than the work of married couple Terri Chiao and Adam Frezza, who have collaborated on sculpture and furniture since 2011 under the studio Chiaozza (a portmanteau of their last names). The duo created large-scale art installations for Coachella in 2017 and a limited-edition (now sold out) rug for Ikea earlier this year; other works are available at Uprise Art and Owen James Gallery. Save your pennies, because their fantastical “Alice in Wonderland”-esque pieces can cost thousands of dollars.

An installation called “Stick Stump and the Lawn Lumps” was on view in Staten Island’s Tappen Park for a year; it was just taken down last week. “Children run around and hop along the pieces,” the duo writes.

“Young adults might find curiosity in the sculptures’ forms and fantasize about what they are . . . Elders may imagine a psychedelic ‘stonehenge’ or philosopher’s stone garden.”

Don’t fret: A similarly bright and bulbous collection of works is still set up as a “Zen garden” within Industry City for year-round fun and inspiration.

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