We're Calling It Now: Round Pillows Are the Next Big Thing

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We can all agree that square-shaped pillows are overrated, right? With their pointy corners and straight edges, the traditional quadrilaterals are just a bit basic. That's why we're thrilled to see a new pillow trend emerging. Round pillows, which range from circular cushions to plush spheres, are the future. They are comfortable to rest on at any angle, fit perfectly on a couch, and add visual intrigue to a room of linear furniture. You heard it here first.

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Anthropologie Wildflower Velvet Pillow, $58

Go bold with this colorful, circular pillow. Its small floral pattern is eye-catching with an ombre effect of peach, amber, and periwinkle. Plus, the velvet material is luxuriously smooth.

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Article Lanna Round Sheepskin Pillow, $49

Ethically-sourced, natural sheepskin covers the front of this festive, fluffy pillow, while the back features a suede-like feel. Its sweet rosy hue is achieved with a certified non-toxic dye and the entire cover is removable for dry cleaning.

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Jonathan Adler Amoeba Orb Pillow, $118

The abstract design on this chunky linen pillow is inspired by the sea. Wavy corded embroidery in nautical blue resembles an oceanic organism, while soothing ivory sets the backdrop.

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Love Fest Fibers Heather Dandelion Pillow, $86

This giant pompom pillow begs to be cuddled. Funky and textured, the dandelion-looking piece is sewn by hand. It's made of New Zealand wool that has been felted into yarn by women artisans in Nepal.

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One Kings Lane Emma Ball Pillow, $140

Playful and original, this paneled velvet pillow reminds us of a beach ball. The fully spherical form lends itself to decorative display just as much as a long nap.

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SewBallsy Embroidered Blue Ball Pillow, from $79

Another ball-shaped selection, this embroidered pillow is crafted by a Bay Area-based mother-daughter duo. The blue stitching offers a compelling optical illusion that's truly unique.

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Urban Outfitters Savannah Round Throw Pillow, $39

Round pillows can have tassels, too. This boho, cotton variety reminds us of a dancing sun. It simply brings us joy.

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Urban Outfitters Shelly Round Velvet Pillow, $39

Vintage-style, radial stitch detailing is the highlight of this glamorous round pillow. Its velvet material provides richness to any room.

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West Elm Round Lush Velvet Pillow, $40

Soft and cozy, this crushed velvet pillow has a beautiful, lustrous sheen. It's a striking addition to any bed or sofa.

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