Get Lucky with a Little Quatrefoil

I’ve loved quatrefoil patterns for some time now.  Maybe it’s because of their symbolism – quatrefoil means “four leaves” and the pattern represents good luck.  Who couldn’t use a little of that vibe?



Maybe it’s the repetitive symmetry, kinda like the imperial trellis trend I blogged about here.



Maybe because there’s a historical familiarity to the design – it’s been a common theme in architectural and Christian symbolism for centuries. 



Whatever the reason, I can’t get enough of it.  The good thing is, it’s popping up all over the place. 





While I was working on an On-Line Design Consultation this week, I chose a quatrefoil mirror for above my client’s entry table.   The one my client and I loved was over $500 from Horchow.  Then I found a similar mirror from Lowes for only $65.  Score!!!



How do you feel about the quatrefoil trend?


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12 thoughts on “Get Lucky with a Little Quatrefoil

    • Kristie Barnett says:

      Ragan, Do you think this pattern is appealing to your clients? I’m finding that mine are not necessarily aware of it or asking for it, but they love it when I present to them as an option.

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