Okay, I'll give this thing a shot!
I've been mulling over this lately...do you think chevron is dead yet? I still like it, but I sort of cringe when I see people painting walls, etc. (or their fridge? Don't get that one) with it. Seems like a pattern best left to easily replaceable accessories, like pillows and what not. I feel like it is going to scream "That's so 2012" in a year or so.