Modern decorating calls for a fun mix of prints and patterns that aren’t perfectly matched, yet still feel just right together.

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Tracey Boyd’s Draper bench has a perfectly balanced design, crafted of rosewood-finished beechwood with capped feet and a button-tufted seat upholstered in rich blue velvet. (safaviehhome.com)

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Thibaut reveals its mastery of fabric design and coordination in this blue series of fabric prints that include a crisp geometric, a stylized leopard pattern and an oversized floral. (greatcoverupdesign.com)

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York Wallcoverings unveils the Florence Broadhurst collection of vintage prints. Egrets is a dramatic branch-and-bird pattern in a preppy green-and-blue colorway. (reinekedecorating.com)

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