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Sweeten your pad with some twists on mod decor

As the temperature dips, there’s no better time to style your abode with some posh new accent pieces. As we look forward to spring, check out the past for inspiration, taking a page from mid-century modern with a contemporary twist.

Sunburst Clock ($75) Make a timeless statement with this stainless-steel wall clock that transforms any blank wall into a work of art. Hello Home, 1004 Pine Street, 215-545-7060,

“Avalon Loves Taylor” Pillow ($142) Italian greyhounds are the inspiration for Philly designer Ken Zane’s new pillows. The bold Pop Art throws are hand-sewn and screened locally in limited editions hand-numbered by the artist. Millésimé, 1001-13 North 2nd Street, 267-455-0374.

Grasscloth Wallpaper ($135 per roll) This isn’t your grandmother’s wallpaper. Go from boring to fabulous with natural fiber that’s dyed to order. Feeling especially adventurous? Try an ornate pattern from the contemporary collection. Jonathan Adler, 33 North 3rd Street, 215-574-1999.

Ergo Chair ($875) Hunker down in this plush wool seat with a favorite book. You can’t go wrong with a pop of color this season. Busybee, 734 South Street, 215-592-9600,

Mixed Media Shag Rug ($79) Warm up a hardwood floor with this eco-friendly conversation piece made from fabric remnants. Urban Outfitters, 1627 Walnut Street, 215-569-3131.

Morris Side Table ($870) Slender polished-nickel legs complement a smooth chestnut finish on this compact table with a skinny drawer for a secret stash. Luxe Home, 1308 Chestnut Street, 215-732-2001.

For more new looks for spring, please check out the latest issue of G Philly magazine, available at LGBT-friendly destinations throughout the region. You can also sign up online for a free subscription for a limited time by clicking here.