Curve Appeal – Modern Sculptural Home Accents You'll Love – Design Milk

From wall art and vases to furniture, candles, and other home accessories, the curvy sculptural design trend is showing up more and more in interior spaces. And we’re not complaining – curvy objects have the special ability to instantly modernize a space while not taking themselves too seriously, injecting spaces with style and whimsy. Interested in experimenting with curvy designs at home? These wavy modern finds are a great place to start. For more curvy finds, visit the Design Milk Shop!
Designed by Lex Pott for 54 Celsius, the Twist Candle’s sculptural curvy base cleverly eliminates the need for a candleholder and brings whimsical and modern curves to any home surface. I couldn’t resist adding the Twist to my personal shopping cart last year and can attest to the stylish look it brings to my coffee table! It even comes in a variety of fun colors, so you’re bound to find one that suits your preferred color palette.
Inspired by the soft, ruffled fabric in traditional Korean garments, the Jumony Tray’s delicate curved structure adds a touch of feminine elegance to interior spaces. Between the unique marbling effect and the light pastel colorways, there’s something inherently magical about this sculptural catch-all tray! Style it on a console table, at your entryway, coffee table, or bedside to beautifully store jewelry and other must-have accessories.
A standout in Extra&Ordinary Design’s Gravity collection of beautifully distorted home objects, the Sculptural Bubble Vase is a modern, curvy upgrade from traditional cylindrical vases. Handmade in Extra&Ordinary’s North London studio, the statement vase has a luxe white marble finish that’ll pair perfectly with fresh or dried floral arrangements.
The sweeping curve on Ciseal’s Aspen Magazine Rack seamlessly cradles your magazines while bringing a mid-century modern look to your space. Made of hand-layering bent plywood, the Aspen has a clean, modern design that’ll complement any decor style. Complete with an easy to clean matte finish and cork feet to prevent scratching on your floors, the Aspen is durably crafted to stand the test of time. Find it in Walnut, Oak, and Maple finishes!
For a functional way to experiment with the curvy design trend, try Tortuga’s new Versus Boards. This trio of modern, curved boards can be used individually, or seamlessly joined by their angled edges for satisfying contrast. Use them for prepping ingredients at mealtime, or to create eye-catching serving displays while entertaining guests! Check out their Mostly Light Set here.
A Design Milk best-seller and reader favorite, the Sand Rug is totally worth the hype. Designed by Kristine Five Melvær, the Sand Rug’s curvy design pulls inspiration from Japanese Zen gardens to deliver an immediate sense of calm the moment you walk through the door. The 3D pattern made from 100% recycled plastic gives it a tactile appeal, while adding a natural vibe to your entryway.
Inspired by nature, cloudnola’s Rock Mirror brings the curved, organic shape of skipping stones to your interior’s walls. The soft touch of the minimal leather strap amps up the curvy mirror’s natural feel, while adding a fashion forward touch to your space. Hang it at your entryway for last looks before you leave the house, in your hallway as a decorative accent, or above your bedroom dresser. P.S. You can also find it in tinted versions!
Leave it to Northern to design a broom that’ll get you excited about cleaning. The Cane Broom Set stars a stylish curved shape that connect its waist high dustpan to the broom via hidden magnets. When not in use, the set has a sculptural look that you’ll want to proudly display in your home, and not stash away in the utility closet. Made of durable, powder-coated steel, this ergonomic broom set is the ideal marriage of form and function.
This Knot Floor Cushion by Knots Studio isn’t just a comfortable place to perch, it’s a sculptural accent that brings a pop of color, curves, and craft to any living space. Inspired by nautical elements, the makers at Knots Studio use an intricate tying technique that gives the floor cushion its unique and functional knot shape while incorporating handmade beech wood rings to keep the cushion intact. No matter where or how you style it, you can count on the Knot Floor Cushion to bring rich colors and a playful shape to the party.
Alexa is commerce editor at Design Milk. She lives in Miami, Florida with her fiancé Alex and retired greyhound, Phoebe. A longtime art and design enthusiast, Alexa’s first stops in any new city are the art museums. When she’s not writing about her favorite DM shop picks, she might be buried in a book, binging reality tv or adventuring around her city with her partner and pup.
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