Pattern Focus: Houndstooth

Houndstooth works in both contemporary and traditional spaces.

via Tobi Fairley Interior Design

Named after the jagged teeth of a dog, houndstooth is considered an upscale pattern with a gentlemanly air. While often associated with men’s suiting fabric, chef’s pants and Sherlock Holmes’ hat, houndstooth has found firm footing in home decor. Click HERE to see the best ways to use this classic pattern.


  1. “jagged teeth of a dog”….makes sense!
    I’m a huge fan of houndstooth. My mom has the cutest black and white houndstooth wingback chair.

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