Geometric Accent Wall Ideas

Creating a geometric accent wall is becoming an increasingly popular trend in modern home decor. It’s no wonder why either these, 3D walls add depth, texture, and a touch of your personality to the space. With a wide variety of materials and designs available, creating an accent wall is both easy and inexpensive. In this post, I will explain my process for selecting an accent wall, and how to tie an accent wall into your home’s decor. To finish up I will show you some of my favorite geometric accent wall ideas to hopefully inspire you as you embark on your very own 3D wall design.

What is a Geometric Patterned Accent Wall

A geometric patterned accent wall is an accent wall that features a design made up of various geometric shapes, such as triangles, circles, squares, hexagons, or a combination of shapes. The pattern can be created using various materials, such as paint, wallpaper, tile, or even wood. This type of accent wall is often used to add visual interest, texture, and depth to a room, and it is usually the primary focal point of the space. A geometric accent wall can be designed to fit any home decor style, from modern and contemporary to traditional and yes even farmhouse style. It is a versatile way to add a unique touch to any room in your home.

Geometric Accent Wall Graphic

How to Select an Accent Wall

Selecting an accent wall for your room can be a fun and creative process it can also be difficult to choose the right wall to accent. When selecting an accent wall it’s important to consider a few factors to ensure the best results. Here are some tips I have learned the hard way that have helped me create beautiful accent walls in my homes. These tips will no doubt help you while selecting an accent wall in your home.

Determine the Purpose

Consider the purpose of the accent wall. Do you want it to be the primary focal point of your home or are you looking for a more subtle addition to your decor? Determining your why, will help you make the best choice for an accent wall.

Identify the Best Wall

Choose the best wall in the room for the accent wall. Usually, the wall opposite the entrance of the room is the best wall to accent. If that is not a good option for your home another great option is the wall that has a natural focal point, such as a fireplace, window, or other eye catching features.

Consider the Existing Color Scheme

Take a look at the existing color scheme of the room and choose a color that complements that color. If you have a neutral color palette, you can choose a bold or vibrant color for the accent wall. On the other hand, if you have a colorful room, a neutral or muted color can work well.

Evaluate the Lighting

Consider the room’s lighting when selecting an accent wall. A well-lit wall will naturally draw more attention. If the lighting near your wall is poor consider adding additional lighting to highlight the area even more.

Think about the Furniture

Consider the furniture in the room and how it will work with the accent wall. You want to ensure that the wall and furniture work together to create a cohesive look. Another to consider is to ensure that the furniture is orientated to the accent wall this will help ensure that the wall is the primary focal point of the space.

How to Tie an Accent Wall into Your Home’s Decor

When selecting an accent wall, it’s important to consider how it will fit into the overall design of the room. To tie an accent wall into your home’s decor, consider incorporating elements of the accent wall into other parts of the room. For example, if you choose a wood accent wall, you may want to incorporate wood furniture or accessories into the room’s design. Alternatively, you could choose colors or patterns that complement the accent wall and incorporate them into other parts of the room.

Types of Accent Walls

Wood Accent Wall

A geometric patterned wood accent wall is a type of accent wall that is made by creating a pattern of wood panels or trim pieces on the wall. The pattern can be simple or complex, depending on specific tastes.

Tile Accent Wall

Tile accent walls are a popular choice for adding texture and color to a room. Tiles that are specifically designed to create a geometric pattern are available at most home improvement stores or flooring specialty stores.

Painted Accent Wall

Painted accent walls are a simple and affordable way to add color and texture to a room. There are tutorials available online to give you guidance on how to create a geometric accent wall using paint.

Wallpaper Accent Wall

Wallpaper accent walls are a great way to make a statement in your home. There are many wallpapers available in geometric prints, from bold to subtle patterns. When selecting wallpaper for an accent wall, consider the size of the pattern and its color palette. If you want to create a truly dramatic look, opt for an intricate and darker design for a more subtle geometric accent wall select wallpaper that is lighter and not as busy with the design. 

Geometric Accent Wall Ideas and Inspiration

Green Geometric Accent Wall

This green accent wall with a geometric design creates an interesting and eye-catching focal point in this bedroom room. The darker shade of green allows the furniture and decor to really stand out. This is a great example of a non-traditional accent wall. Typically when your think of wood accent walls you think of board and batten or patterns that fill the entire wall. This accent wall idea would look great in a dining room or basement.

Geometric Kitchen Tile Accent Wall

geometric tiled backsplash in a large kitchen and dining room combination space.
via Colossus Mfg

This geometric tile accent wall is an unexpected and modern way to add design to a kitchen backsplash. The triangular shaped tiles create a bold and interesting look, while the muted colors create a subtle yet eye-catching design. This type of accent wall would work nicely with any kitchen decor from modern, traditional, and farmhouse.

Geometric Shower Tile Accent Wall

geometric brown and white shower tile accent wall. The tiles coordinate nicely with the wood cabinetry.
via TruDesign

This geometric shower tile accent wall is a great way to add color and texture to an otherwise plain bathroom. The brown and white tiles create a bold pattern that adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to this bathroom. I love the way the brown in the tiles coordinates with the light wood in the cabinetry.

Abstract Patterned Accent Wall

Abstract accent wall in a small dining room
via Ann Lowengart Interiors

This abstract patterned wall covering in gold and white is an interesting way to add texture and color to this room. The pattern creates a visual interest, while the gold stands out against the white background. This accent wall would look great in any living room or bedroom.

Geometric Marble Mosaic Bathroom Tile

patterned bathroom tile that creates an accent wall in this industrial look space.
via Enfort Homes

This might be my favorite of the geometric accent wall idea. This marble mosaic tile accent wall is a gorgeous way to add texture and color to any bathroom. The intricate pattern in shades of gray and white looks sophisticated and luxurious. The pattern is just the right amount of busy without being distracting to the rest of the room.

Subtle Accent Wall

Bedroom with a navy blue accent wall and a geometric accent wall.
via Enfort Homes

This design is pretty unique the geometric accent wall is competing for attention in this space with the Navy Blue accent fireplace surround. The geometric wall is subtle enough to not make the space feel too much but enough to make it stand out and make all the difference in this space. 

Light and Airy Accent Wall

geometric accent wall created using light gray and white wallpaper. This accent wall is perfect for this small bedroom
via Oliver Simon Design

The wallpaper in this geometric accent wall goes perfectly with the decor in this bedroom. The light and airy pattern in shades of grays and whites creates a nice calming and relaxing atmosphere. This is a great example of an accent wall that does not overpower the room but instead blends with the overall design. 

Additional Accent Wall Ideas

If after reading through this post you haven’t seen what you are looking for check out my other posts on accent walls.

Geometric Accent Wall Conclusion

These geometric accent wall ideas are a great way to add texture, color and character to any room. There are so many different ways to incorporate geometrics into your home design. Whether you choose wallpaper for an accent wall, kitchen tiles or shower tiles, the possibilities are endless when it comes to geometric designs. Take inspiration from these geometric accent wall ideas and create something truly unique fro your home.

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