How To Mix And Match Throw Pillows Like A Designer

Color Scheme

Choose a palette from room decor. Stick to 2-3 main colors for cohesion.


Mix patterns within your color scheme. Combine large, small patterns, and solids.

Sizes & Shapes

Use various sizes and shapes for depth. Start with larger pillows in the back.


Mix textures like silk, linen, wool for visual depth. Great for monochromatic schemes.

Symmetry & Balance

Aim for symmetry for a traditional look or asymmetry for a modern vibe. Keep it balanced.

Avoid Overcrowding

Don't clutter with too many pillows. Ensure the space looks inviting, not overwhelmed.

Layer & Stack

Layer pillows or stack for a casual look. Showcases variety in your arrangement.