Textures and Textiles

  • mirror elements found in nature
  • clay and stone tiles
  • pine wooden structural beams
  • hand-carved furniture
  • woven grasses
  • wrought iron railings, doorknobs, and light fixtures
  • fabrics (for upholstery, rugs, and bed coverings) – loosely-woven wool, cotton, or linen blend
  • rattan and basket weave are also used for chair seats and rugs
  • sturdy woven fabrics, leather and suede are used for upholstery
  • striped serapes (colorful wool shawls) can be used as pure decoration on walls
  • use fabrics as a decorating tool – scatter them throughout the space by using them on draperies, area rugs, throw pillows and tapestries