Decor Spotlight: The Greek Key

Beautiful Variations of this Timeless Design

greek key pillows

Greek key designed decorative pillows via Z Gallerie

Dating back to Ancient Greece, the Greek key design (also termed meander motif or Greek fret) was an important symbol that represented infinity and unity. Adorning temples, architecture, pottery and more, this memorable print has truly been around for centuries.

greek key wall art

Wall art via Brit + Co that shows even in grand form, the Greek key print is perfectly chic

Now popping up on anything from rugs and chairs to dressers and lamps, this timeless motif is taking on a variety of forms. From large-scale designs to tiny and more intricate patterns, the Greek key can make a fashionable impression both big and small.

Take a look at some of our favorite uses below…

Furniture: Enhancing anything from the backs of chairs to a DIY dresser, this geometric inspired design gives furniture a chic, modern look.

greek key furniture

Images via Studio 882 & Amanda Carol Interiors

greek key dresser

Images via Bond Girl Glam & Decor Pad

Wallpaper: Using the Greek key design in wallpaper creates a fascinating arrangement on walls. The clean, simple form created by lines that seem to never end makes for a contemporary and artful backdrop in any room.

greek key wallpaper

Images via Brewster Home Fashions

Hardware: The beauty of hardware is that it can transition an item from drab to fab in a matter of minutes. From simple to the more intricate as seen below, the Greek key motif looks stunning both ways.

greek key hardware

Images via Censational Girl & Pinterest

Curtains: A subtle yet sophisticated accent in any space, curtains, valances, and shades are perfect surfaces to flaunt the Greek key.

greek key curtains

Images via Pinterest & Driven by Decor

Rugs: Go bold with an area rug design that stands out but also complements the rest of decor.

greek key rug

Image via My Chic Nest

Unexpected & Clever: We loved the look of some of these clever uses. From closet doors to a beautiful jewelry display, the Greek key brought its perfect form to decor we would never have expected!

greek key closet doors

Image via Refinery 29

greek key design

Images via Pinterest & Etsy

See more Greek key inspired designs on Pinterest!

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