Abstract patterns and intriguing hues evocative of a desert landscape inform new modern designs in rugs, lighting and furniture.

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Karastan’s Enigma Torrent Desert area rug features an abstract design with touches of blue, gray and brown. The lack of a discernable pattern enables it to work in harmony with many types of décor. (midwestfloor.com)

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Corbett Lighting’s Dahling mini pendant light has a translucent glass shade featuring thousands of embedded bubbles that gradually transition in color from opal to gray. (wayfair.com)

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Architect E.M. Soberon’s approach to design blurs the line between function and fine art. This 66-inch-diameter custom table is part of the Volkano Grande collection. It features a cast-acrylic resin top and a concrete-and-fiberglass base. (emsoberon.com)

Nancy Robinson is a contributing writer to Ladue News specializing in interiors and home décor.