Very popular in the fashion industry, stripes have become a major trend in interior design as well (check out Top 10 Most Talked About Interior Design Trends for 2013 to see what else you should expect for this year). Thick or thin, horizontal or vertical, prepare to find them in a variety of homes or offices, and start enjoying the energy they inspire. In today’s post we gathered just enough striped interiors to give you inspiration on how you can combine them in order to achieve rooms with various personalities.

Be creative and brainstorm surprising solutions for adding stripes into your home. Sure, you can find them in wallpapers, on your carpet or in paintings, but you can always come up with original decorating items or an unexpected upholstery design for example. Color is a very important factor to consider. Go with a black and white zebra-like pattern for elegant and sober interiors, a black and red mix for extra energy, or lime green for a burst of vitality. Enjoy decorating and feel free to share your fantastic results us!