Look sharp - 7 of the best triangular designs

Add serious style points with this geometric trend.

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Updating your home with triangular accessories can create a fun, playful look. Choose geometric designs, abstract prints and graphic shapes to add a striking, modern touch to your home. Here are seven of the best pieces to help achieve the look.

1. Striking lighting

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Combine angular shapes and a smoky steel finish for a strong, industrial look. This Athena Pendant design from BHS will create a stylish focal point in any room.

2. Soft shapes

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Inspired by the shapes and colours of different flags, Leah Singh's bold Zimbabwe Landscape Pillow is bold and beautiful. Mixing craft with modern, geometric forms, the design features wool embroidery on a cotton base - adding a soft, hand-finished touch to any room.

3. Subtle walls

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Ease yourself into this trend with triangular print wallpaper in a subtle colour combination.

This design from Eco has a cool grey scheme that prevents the pattern from being overbearing, but adds just enough interest to a plain wall.

4. Functional and fun

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Pay attention to detail and incorporate small triangular accessories into your room. This neat letter holder from Ferm Living is the perfect combination of functional and stylish, with an eye-catching brass finish for added appeal.

5. Interlocking triangles

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For a playful look, choose an abstract rug design with interlocking triangles. To keep the look sophisticated, Heals' Mirina Pastel Rug mixes black with a selection of retro colours.

6. Ceramic charm

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Thanks to its colourful, graphic print and asymmetrical shape, this triangle print bowl by Laura Carlin is full of charm and character.

7. Architectural shapes

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Triangular designs can add a strikingly modern look to a piece of furniture. The sculptural drawer fronts on West Elm's Geo console create a strong architectural shape that is balanced by its soft colour palette - the ideal piece for contemporary entrance halls.