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Design By Your Sign: Pillow Edition

By: Marisa Trichter

September 12, 2018

This month, we’re excited to launch a new series on the blog: Design by Your Sign! With its strong influence on your personality, character, and emotions, your astrological sign can provide great insight into your personal style.

For this edition of Design By Your Sign, L&W designer Brian Sawyer has selected 12 pillows, one for each sign. See which pillow is written in the stars for you!


Aquarius | January 20 – February 18

Despite the “aqua” in its name, Aquarius is actually an air sign, and is known for being forward-thinking, open-minded, innovative. Symbolized by the Water Bearer, Aquarians love soothing colors such as purple, blue, and yellow. This chic pillow speaks to their air-like nature and need for modern and understated glamour.


Pisces | February 19 – March 20

Pisces, symbolized by the Fish, are true dreamers and often live in their own reality. With their romantic, sensitive, and imaginative nature, they are often drawn to shiny and glittering objects. This mermaid scale pillow is sure to make any Pisces swoon.


Aries | March 21 – April 19

As the first fire sign, Aries are known for their fierce and energetic nature. Bold shades of red speak to this sign who needs constant stimulation. This pillow’s color and texture are perfect for the engaging and active Aries.


Taurus | April 20 – May 20

The reliable Taurus is known for their grounded, yet sensual, nature. This headstrong sign is ruled by Venus and loves all things soft and plush. This faux-fur pillow perfectly represents its closeness to the Earth and its need for comfort.


Gemini | May 21 – June 20

Ruled by the dual sign of the twins, the chaotic nature of a Gemini’s spirits needs bright colors and bold patterns to occupy their curious mind. With its design inspired by the works of Picasso, this pillow satisfies a Gemini’s expressive and adventurous energy.


Cancer | June 21 – July 22

Cancers are ruled by water and the moon, allowing them to be very in-tune with their emotions. Especially sensitive to their environments, they love soft colors and neutrals to ease their minds. With its soothing palette and textural design, this hand-woven pillow is perfect for any decor loving Cancer.


Leo | July 23 – August 22

The lion Leo is regarded as the most courageous and opulent of the signs. Ruled by the radiant sun, they love bold and chic gold pieces. Their home is a true reflection of them and is outfitted with creative, unique elements. This velvet pillow glams up the popular shibori trend with metallics, making it the perfect addition to any Leo’s castle.


Virgo | August 23 – September 22

Perfectionists by nature, Virgos are practical, critical, and crave order. They always pay attention to the smallest details and are attracted deep jewel tones. With its great balance of texture and color, this shaggy indigo pillow fits perfectly into the structured Virgo’s home.


Libra | September 23 – October 22

Symbolized by the Scales of Justice, Libras are all about finding balance and restoring equilibrium. Ruled by Venus, the planet of beauty and love, Libras are drawn to rich colors and aesthetic designs. This pillow’s abstract ombre design has a structured harmony that perfectly aligns with the emotional and graceful tendencies of this air sign.


Scorpio | October 23 – November 21

Scorpio is the fiercest of the water signs, and their home reflects their intense nature. Often seen as sensual and mysterious, they are drawn to darker or unusual motifs that require contemplation. With its unique juxtaposition of textures and materials, this pillow is a perfect addition to a Scorpio’s lair.


Sagittarius | November 22 – December 21

Known for being fearless risk-takers, Sagittarians are ruled by the strong Archer. Enthusiastic and eager to explore, their homes are filled with eclectic objects. This lush brown and metallic pillow is reflective of their passion for the unique and extraordinary.


Capricorn | December 22 – January 1

Capricorns are considered ambitious, practical, and persistent. With no-nonsense Saturn as their ruling planet, Capricorns they love quality pieces that have a purpose. They are attracted to neutrals, as well as comforting textures, which makes this earthy and modern pillow a perfect addition to a classy Capricorn’s abode.

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