Today’s inspiration comes from Chicago based artist Bruce Riley, who drips paint into paint in an endlessly layered arrangement resulting in paintings that look like underwater scenes, psychedelic visions and abstract dreamscapes. Check out a video of his process and more here.
Prone to spontaneous outbursts of creativity, Vasare Nar stitches mixed media together in playful collages paying homage to fashion designers and icons like Mary Katrantzou and Kate Moss. Her quirky prints dance to a tribal beat and can be found on products for Urban Outfitters, as well as in her own shop here.
Who says that apartment dwellers and home renters have to be exempt from the beauty that is wallpaper? Well, no one, if Timothy Sue and Kate Zaremba have anything to say about it. These are just a couple of the artists bringing the joy of removable wallpaper to those that may not feel inclined to commit their walls to just one look. Looks like the possibilities are endless!
Quilt and/or felt for fall fun!
– bekah hilleson
Currently showing at the Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art in Japan, is the retrospective of Tomoo Gotika, an artist who has been highly influential for his album covers and illustrations. This is his first retrospective as an artist and he stays faithful to his unique and provocative style, creating an atmosphere filled with the crackling energy of a free and prolific creativity.
Behind the scenes at Pattern People, we’ve been working hard on our spring collection of prints. Our latest inspiration comes from the lush tropics featuring layered jungle leaves like the cut leaf style of the Monstera or the lacy details of the palm. View more of our prints here.
The details in Calico’s stunning line of marbled wallpaper will leave you entranced. The line is handmade and involves Calico marbleizing each sheet of paper in a process that makes the end result seem even more amazing! They have a lovely video discussing the process on their website and it’s definitely worth a look.
Bold blue geometry and muted yellow accents.
– Julie Rose
More geo cutout collages on 2015 runway styles!
– bekah hilleson