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PAMPA by Pierre Frey pierrefrey.com DONDRA BED by CB2 OCTAHEDRON SIDE TABLE by Eric Trine $299 erictrine.com LINEN SHEET SET in Fog by Parachute from $169 parachutehome.com PERCALE PILLOWCASES in Powder in set of 2 by Parachute from $50 parachutehome.com

photography by  NINA CHOI written by  SARAH COFFEY

Toile is getting a modern makeover, as pastoral scenes give way to witty repeats and high-key colors. Pierre Frey is making fanciful desert patterns, while clever designers like Scotland’s Timorous Beasties are doing dreamy cloud motifs.

candy colors

Forgo traditional blue and white for ultra-brights. Use an ombré toile to paper an accent wall, or try tropical pink and blue fabrics on a pile of pillows.

NIRVANA SHADOW in Lilac by Lee Jofa leejofa.com

LES BUVEURS FLUO by Pierre Frey pierrefrey.com

SOUTH SEA IN TURQUOISE by Thibautthibautdesign.com

TROPIQUE MULTI BLOTCH by Quadrillequadrillefabrics.com

CHAPARRAL IN BLUE HAWAII by Jim Thompsonjimthompsonfabrics.com

BALLEROY by Manuel Canovas cowtan.com

clever concepts

No matter what you’re into, whether it’s Bay area icons or the demolition derby, there’s a toile for you. Shop designers like Flat Vernacular and Flavor Paper for irreverent takes on trad toile.

BAGATELLE REGLISSE by Christian Lacroix for Designers Guild designersguild.com

EQUATEUR IMPRIMÉ by Hermèshomefabricshermes.dedar.com

SANDBAGGING by Flat Vernacularflatvernacular.com

CLOUD TOILE by Timorous Beastiestimorousbeasties.com

BAY AREA TOILE by Flavor Paper flavorpaper.com