10 Metallic Accessory Ideas to Refresh Your Space

Nothing enhances a space quite like reflective surfaces bouncing light and adding a bit of glam. If too much shine frightens you, start with smaller elements, like an object or a lamp, in your favorite metallic finish. Whether you lean towards copper, chrome, brass or gold, there are plenty of decor items out there to add sophistication or polish. Here, we rounded up 10 metallic accessory ideas you can jump on to refresh your space.

cooper side table with plants

Cono Table by Bend Goods
This table features a cone-shaped wire base and metal tray in a metallic copper finish that will bring serious shine to any space in your home.

crumpled stainless silver tray

Panton Tray Small by Georg Jensen
Designed by the legendary Verner Panton, this iconic decorative tray resembles a crumpled sheet of paper made from mirror-polished stainless steel.

geometric tealight wall candle holder

POV Series Wall Candle Holder by MENU
A playful design that creates a geometric pattern on the wall, whether you use just one or multiples, in one finish or a mix of all three (Brass, Black or White).

side table with brass base and glossy black glass tabletop

Flash Table Rectangle Brass by Tom Dixon
If you want to go big yet subtle in the metallics realm, this side table has a mirrored glass top that rests atop a brushed brass pedestal. If you want to go even bigger, it comes in two other versions – Square and Circle – that you can nest together to create a multi-level coffee table.

oversized paper clip wall hooks

CLIP LUXE Wall Hook by Bendo
Also available in Copper and Black, these playful, oversized chrome paper clips will hold all of your stuff, from magazines to your coat, while always being a conversation starter.

round copper alarm clock on table with vessels

Glam Copper Alarm Clock by cloudnola
Skip the typical digital bedside alarm clock and go analog with this copper clock that will definitely add a bit of glam to your space.

geometric wire wall art on orange wall

Modular Art Piece by Bend Goods
Available in several finishes and in a straight or curved (above) design, these modular wire components, which we love in chrome, can be configured into any size or design your imagination can think up.

brass tray

Bash Tray by Tom Dixon
The Bash vessel series comes in several forms, but this hammered brass tray, which is a large size at 18.5″ x 16.1″, makes for the perfect decorative object as it can hold just about anything or nothing at all.

domed copper table lamp

Copper Simplistic + Double Pull Chain Spun Table Lamp by Michele Varian
A classic yet modern silhouette, this minimalist lamp with a domed shade will shine in the living room, bedroom or office in either a sophisticated or casual setting.

brass wall hook

SR Wall Hook – Brass by Scout Regalia
While it might seem like a minor addition to a space, this brass (available in polished or brushed) wall hook adds function and just a little something extra to your home.

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Caroline Williamson is Editor-in-Chief of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.