Prepare yourself: texture in 2020 isn’t going to be subtle, but instead decidedly conspicuous, with ribs and spines and 3D volume that scream out: “Touch me!” “See me!”

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Touch Points

Lean in real close and you’ll see that woodworking legend Zanat carves out each Touch sideboard ($5,140)—including the front panels of bubble-like divots—by hand. switzercultcreative.com

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Quilted Picker-Upper
Texture in 2020 is the kind you can see from clear across the room. Exhibit A: Moroso’s Big Braid fabric on the Moroso Gentry sofa ($7,476). dadegallery.com

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Accordian to Whom?
Each delicate porcelain rib on the Celia white vase ($27) is applied by hand. cb2.ca

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Icebreakers
If re-tiling the bathroom is too muchof a commitment, the 3D Finell silicone placemats ($135 per set) are a respectable intro into texture in your home. atkinsonsofvancouver.com

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Curve Appeal
“I’m loving the channel/fluted wood trend. The Haven Collective’s interiors are generally more muted and monochromatic; we rely on pattern and texture to create visual interest
in our spaces.”Erin Chow, The Haven Collective

The texture on Kate Duncan’s ribbed dining table in walnut ($16,000) is accentuated further with a black oxidized finish. kateduncan.ca

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Hot New Threads
From apparel to toss cushions, we are all about pop-out embroidery embellishments. Find sweet, tactile comfort in Anthropologie’s Olga Prinku Odette embroidered pillows (from $116) in trendy ochre and navy. anthropologie.com

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Beetle Mania
Part acoustics enhancer, part three-dimensional art piece, the Beetle (starting at $1,600) from Sancal has assorted coloured panels and wood tints to create 13 different sound-softening wall configurations. pompandcircumstance.ca

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3D Tile

“We love Ames Tile and Stone’s 4D Max series—it’s a favourite product of ours because of the fun modern patterns, and of course our love for blue accents.”– Jamie Banfield, Jamie Banfield Design

“I am loving 3D tile—it’s a way to add pattern without making the room overly busy.”Ben Leavitt, PlaidFox Studio