Our rooms may be square, but the future is soft, feminine and undeniably curvilinear.

Circle Back

Going curvilinear evokes a sense of softness in textiles, colour palette and form, says the team at Frank Architecture. A major movement in restaurant design, we’ll see more of this Art Deco–inspired seating, lighting and furniture spilling over into interiors in a big way.

Designer Inspo

Botanist restaurant by Ste. Marie Art and Design pairs curved leather banquettes with rounded Tacchini chairs (from $1,200). bloomfurniturestudio.com

“The ’20s and ’30s are showing up in more relaxed forms,” says Project 22 designer Denise Ashmore. The Gubi Beetle chair ($630) below has a sympathetic shape that crosses eras and works with lots of styles. informinteriors.com

Get the Look: Around the Bend

Get ready for coffee tables with organic shapes, curved sofas and a world of rounded accessories.

Serving It RightNo squares at this dinner party with the Blu Dot Delicious Carrara marble serving trays (from $162). kitinteriorobjects.com

Little NestChristophe Delcourt’s BUI oak nesting tables ($7,240) show off soft lines with a handmade quality. avenue-road.com

Sculpture ClubDesigned by Toronto’s MSDS Studio, the Muuto Halves table is Picasso-style cubic perfection. kitineriorobjects.com

Ahead of the CurveVelour and soft edges on the Rolf Benz Tondo sofa ($14,300) make for one smooth ride. gingerjarfurniture.com

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