It might seem odd that a shape could be trendy, but hearts, quatrefoil, teardrops, and circles have all made an appearance on these pages in the past. The latest in the group is the asterisk. In this Australian home, the magenta asterisk is far from subtle, but the star-like shape is popping up in more understated forms and equally bold ones as well. From ottomans to bookends and coasters to throw pillows, the asterisk is shaping up to be a very popular trend. See proof when you read more.