18 Modern Decor Items Inspired By Ancient Greece
The ancient Greeks knew their art and literature and style - so much so that they still influence a lot of art and design today. From cheeky stone statues to colorful art to the always classic Greek key, there's a ton of inspo to pull from the Greeks back in the day. Looking for a few classic touches to your modern space? Or maybe you're a big fan of Greek mythology. We rounded up 18 decor pieces that will add a fresh take to your decor while taking design cues from the classics.
Give your home office a little goddess power with this resin sculpture that can be used for sketching or just as a decorative item/fancy paper weight.
Centaurs, Minotaurs, Medusa, oh my! Dress your walls with this toile-inspired Grecian landscape by designer Vinpauld.
These absorbent stone coasters (with cork backs) will keep your Ouza-infused cocktails from ruining your coffee or dining table.
Get snug in a 300-thread-count cotton duvet and shams for a crisp, bold look. This OEKO-TEX-certified duvet set from Williams-Sonoma is the perfect canvas for any elegant bedroom decor.
We love this series of vases from Dutch brand HKLiving. They take Greecian columns to a whole new level.
The pastel colors keep this removable wallpaper from Etsy's LotusWallpaper fresh and modern. We just love it!
Aphrodite, gotta love her. Pair this vintage-y pink statue in your bedroom to inspire love, passion, and beauty.
Get snug in a rug inspired by this beautiful ancient city, perfect for any blue, grey, or taupe decor.
This 14-inch-wide pendant hints to the classics while keeping it modern with a mix of brass and jute.
Fun fact: Many original Greek sculptures were painted in bright colors. Nod to those original works with these vibrant and abstract prints.
These antique brass loops are like meditation in art form. Add it to your coffee table decor for a modern look.
A bust is a must in any ancient Greek-inspired decor. Use him on a mantel, desk or end table for a classic look.
Get cozy on a shag-style rug inspired by Greek design. High contrast FTW!
Download this goddess sculpture print for a star impact. Order as large as 24x36 inches to make a true statement.
Another fun fact: The ancient Greeks liked to eat dinner while lying on their sides. Trying! Give it a go with these lovely bronze West Elm dinner plates.
Give Athena her space with this super fun reproduction of original artwork by Violet Red, printed on archival matte paper at the artist's studio in Kensington, Maryland.
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Theresa Gonzalez is a content creator based in San Francisco and the author of Sunday Sews. She's a lover of all things design and spends most of her days momming her little one Matilda.