The fluted trend is THE Insta-famous look for your home this spring – take a peek

Move over flat finishes, it’s time to embrace the fluted trend. Reeded textures with contoured lines are simple yet oh-so stylish and will add a wealth of character and interest to any space

green velvet sofa in living room fluted fluting reeded reeding
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There’s something shaping up in the interiors world that’s giving us all the feels. Fluted finishes have been seen rippling across glassware, headboards, sofas and everything in between. This ribbed look has us riveted, so, if you, like us, want to get on board with this texture du jour, take a look at our round up some of our favourite pieces. 

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1. Add some glamour with a reeded ottoman

A pink fluted ottoman sits in front of a yellow background reeded trend

(Image credit: Dunelm)

Featuring a pleated design, this upholstered ottoman is in a class of it’s own. Covered in soft velvet fabric and available in a range of stunning colourways this piece offers generous storage space and would be a great addition to any space. Eloise pleated ottoman, £99, Dunelm.

2. Cocktail hour just got an upgrade with a ribbed-backed barstool

Two velvet bar stools with fluted backrests sit in front of a bar area

(Image credit: Rockett St George)

Embrace the contoured lines and soft upholstered finish that fluting provides from the comfort of your breakfast bar or kitchen island. Establishing a social and style scene with this detailing will ensure you have some talking points over your morning coffee or 7pm g&t.

Curved Back Velvet Bar Stool In Mink Grey, £165, Rockett St George.

3. Let a fluted sofa create some laid-back luxury

green velvet sofa in living room fluted fluting reeded reeding

(Image credit: sofology)

Set an elegant tone in with a beautiful sink-into-me fluted sofa. The back rest subtle detailing means it’s setting a style theme before you’ve even sat down. The velvet material gives this look an added feel of luxury. Fluted Ivy three seater sofa in Velluto dark green, £899, Sofology.

4. Pretty in pink, these ribbed tumblers are tastefully trendy

a pair of two fluted tumblers sit on a table top pale pink colour reeded tabletop

(Image credit: Garden Trading)

These lush little tumblers will give a pop of the linear look while being perfect for that spot of peppermint tea, refreshing glass of fruit infused water a summery pink gin. The choice is yours. Pair of Linear tumblers in Pink Gin, £18, Garden Trading.

5. Create a stylish statement with a fluted headboard

Green fluted velvet green headboard in bedroom with white pillows in front and a bedside table and bedside lamp

(Image credit: Danetti)

Dreaming of an elegant way to chillax at the weekend? A reeded headboard is not only stylish but a practical addition to your boudoir. This green fluted beauty ticks all the trend boxes. Amalfi super king size storage bed in Peacock velvet, £599, Danetti.

6. Display favourite stems in a contoured vase

A fluted vase sits in a window sill with pampas grass stems reeded reeding fluting

(Image credit: Cox & Cox)

Beautifully handmade from earthenware with a soft organic ribbed surface, our relief glazed vase has a tall, elegant silhouette. With a gentle pale tone our Tall Ribbed Eathernware Vase will make a wonderful decorative accent to any pared back interior. Tall ribbed earthenware vase £45, Cox & Cox.


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Anna Morley
Style Editor

Anna has over a decade of experience styling and art directing photo shoots of readers homes and of beautiful homeware products. She discovered her passion for interiors after living and working in L.A. and upon her return to the UK, started a career in magazines and photography. She now lives in the Leicestershire countryside with her young family.