Pattern Report | Chain Chain Chain

PinExt Pattern Report | Chain Chain Chain

Chain links are showing up as literal prints and texture interpretations on the Spring 15 runway!

– bekah hilleson

Art | Monica Ramos

PinExt Art | Monica Ramos

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Pattern people love people patterns, ha! We’re loving these fun illustrations by Monica Ramos. Her work has appeared in the NY Times, Rookie Mag, Bitchslap and a bunch of other cool publications. These would make great textiles for cushions or tights!

– Claudia Brown

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Profile | Marlène Vion

PinExt Profile | Marlène Vion

profile marlene vion 1 Profile | Marlène VionYou might say Marlène Vion is lucky. Having grown up in the textile manufacturing haven of Lyon, France, Vion developed an early appreciation for surface design. Following her studies at the Fine Arts School of Lyon, Vion went on to work for H & M in Stockholm. Her fascination with cardboard manifests itself through the transformation of her flat designs into 3-D interpretations combined with embroidery and collage techniques. An avid tidier, Vion also claims counting and walking as favorite pastimes, while Art Brut and Jockum Nordström keep her inspired. View more of Vion’s work here.

– Jessie Whipple Vickery

Want to be featured? Send us an email to submit at pattern people dot com with a few words about yourself and two to three samples of your work. 

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Interiors | Shantell Martin

PinExt Interiors | Shantell Martin

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The collaboration between interior decorator Kelly Wearstler and artist Shantell Martin is vibrant and provocative. The collection showcases Martin’s signature graffiti-esque drawings on elegant home decor. Describing her work as a “meditation of black and white lines…” the artist’s work translates beautifully to the collection’s simple interior pieces.

Julie Rose

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Color | Cartoon Self

PinExt Color | Cartoon Self
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Laura Callaghan | Leah Goren | Phillip Lim | MyDesy

Flashy colors and drawn lines.

Julie Rose

Pattern Report | Barely Printed

PinExt Pattern Report | Barely Printed


Light and airy barely prints add lovely texture to feminine silhouettes.

– bekah hilleson

Art | Express Yourself

PinExt Art | Express Yourself

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Jack Vanzet is only 23, yet his work is full of confidence and self assurance. I guess 23 is a time for unbounded cockiness, but for most of us, this is usually a shaky back and forth kind of confidence that does not come through in our work. So it is especially impressive to see such a strong creative voice in such a young person. Personally this makes me feel inspired by the freedom and fun expressed here, and also for the color, form and technique.

-Claudia Brown

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Profile | Gabriela Fuente

PinExt Profile | Gabriela Fuente

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After a short stint as a fashion designer’s assistant, Gabriela Fuente found her true calling as a print designer. She hasn’t turned back since and spends her days experimenting with watercolors, pencils, and oil pastels. View more of her work in our ebook Pattern Mix or catch up with her on her blog.

Jessie Whipple Vickery

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Interiors | All That Glitters

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With the season transitioning to winter a little brightness can be just what an interior space needs to help it feel light and cheerful.

Julie Rose

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Urban Outfitters | West Elm



Pattern Report | Technically Plaid

PinExt Pattern Report | Technically Plaid

A techy take on the traditional tartan.

– bekah hilleson