Throw pillows are one of the easiest ways to change the look and feel of your home. And if you're in the market for modern throw pillows, you'll be thrilled at how many options you have for color, pattern, and style. Modern throw pillows range from minimalist to abstract. You can use them to update your existing space or create a full contemporary feel in your home.
As you search for the best contemporary throw pillows for your home, please enjoy our selection from brands and designers like Surya, Liora Manne, Jaipur Living, Nikki Chu, GAN Rugs, and Ellen DeGeneres by Loloi. With a full spectrum of colors and styles, there's something for everyone's tastes.
Using Modern Throw Pillows
These versatile modern throw pillows are both beautiful and comfortable. Pair patterned pillows with solid fabrics for a balanced display, and don't be afraid to mix it up. Most designers recommend selecting a palette of four to five colors per room and adhering to it when choosing your throw pillows. Following a color palette helps your space appear intentional and relaxing.
You can use simple, solid contemporary throw pillows to update a minimalist space. Or abstract modern throw pillows to add life and color into a modern chic area. With so many pillows to choose from, the options are endless.
Below, we've highlighted a few of our favorite ways to decorate with modern pillows in the bedroom and living room for your inspiration:
Modern decorative pillows can dress up a plain couch or minimalist living room in moments. Choose modern accent pillows that work well with your color palette and arrange them symmetrically for the best results.
For example, you could use modern grey throw pillows, modern yellow throw pillows, and modern white throw pillows in a living room with a grey, white, yellow, and blue palette.
Adding a few mid-century modern throw pillows to your bedroom can make it feel chic and stylish. We recommend picking a few trendy throw pillows for the bed and any seating in the bedroom. A contrasting comforter can make the pillow designs shine.
For example, you could place grey, brown, and tan modern throw pillows on the bed with a white comforter and pine bed frame.
If you're ready to pick modern or contemporary throw pillows to redecorate your home, check out the tips below before you buy to avoid common mistakes:
Color and Symmetry: Following a color palette and arranging pillows with symmetry in mind are the keys to making pleasing throw pillow displays.
Durability: Choose pillows made from a material that is durable enough for your home. Consider the traffic level, exposure, and cleaning requirements in each space to help you decide. Indoor/outdoor materials are the most durable, but you'll find cotton and synthetic options that are easy to clean as well.
Quantity: Unless otherwise noted, these modern throw pillows are priced and sold individually. Purchase complementing designs and prints to create an aesthetically pleasing display for your home.
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