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I Love Lucite: A Clear Trend

Lucite in the dining room

Homeowners and interior designers are loving Lucite at the moment and weaving the transparent material into rooms of all types and styles. Lucite's look, according to the interior designers of LDa Architecture & Interiors, “is perfect for the mixing and matching trend we’ve been noticing.”

lucite side table

LDa Architecture & Interiors; photo by Sean Litchfield

The modern material itself is durable and long-lasting, and has a fresh, almost futuristic appeal. The pros at LDa Architecture & Interiors are seeing it on everything from curtain rods to coffee tables. 

Lucite nesting tables

Weena and Spook Interiors; photo by Greg Premru

Not only does Lucite add sparkle to a room, it also does a bit of a disappearing act. The material gives added weight to items that rest on it, and, because it’s translucent, it doesn’t block the rich patterns, textures and colors that enliven a space. 

Lucite in the foyer

LDa Architecture & Interiors; photo by Sean Litchfield

The eye passes right through, resting instead on the interior design features that are meant to stand out. 

Lucite dining chairs

Elizabeth Home Decor & Design

When used in tandem with upholstery and other materials, Lucite shines in a supporting role. In the living room below, designed by Heather Vaughan Design, the geometric patterns of the chair seats and the ivory pouf of the stool/ottoman steal the spotlight.

Living room with Lucite

Heather Vaughan Design

The same idea is at play in the office setting conceived by interior designer Audrey Sterk, below. Here, Lucite brings an added pop to the bold, floral pattern of the desk chair, and animates the more subdued textured wall covering. 

Lucite desk chair

Audrey Sterk Design

Main Image: Donna Elle

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