Kirsten Nicholas  11 Jul, 2016   Stories, Designer, Art, art trends, contemporary art, curated collection, Design, design trends, emerging art, Graphic Design, Manhattan, Curated Concepts, hospitality design, Hotel, hotel art, independent artists, Indiewalls, interior design, interiors, pattern, pattern power

In need of some eye-catching inspiration? We’ve pulled together 10 fabulous artists from our community who excel at creating mesmerizing patterns. The following images illustrate their artistic feats of color, precision, and ingenuity. From abstract to organic to representational each piece relies on form and repetition. 



"Glitter Lips" by Elizabeth Sutton


Elizabeth Sutton’s body of work is flirty, colorful, and playful. This sparkly pattern brightens up any room. With her strong background in mathematics and business, her work strives for balance and organizational complexity.



"Local Color" by Jacqueline Maldonado


One gorgeous hue bleeds into the next in this gorgeous canvas of florals from Jacqueline Maldonado. Both chaotic beauty and orderly composition fill the space with vibrant color.


"Blue Cubes" by Elisabeth Fredriksson


We could spend hours gazing into the shades of blue from Elisabeth Fredriksson’s graphic masterpiece. The multitalented artist creates genius geometries that we can’t help ogling.


Summer Mermaid” by Monika Strigel


This beautiful piece by Monika Strigel is inspired by the scalloped pattern of a mermaid’s tail. We love the variation of textured overlays in every scale. Strigel's work achieves a perfect balance of repetition and fluctuation.


"Lost in Squares III" by Pascal Deckarm


It’s easy to get lost in the variable squares by self-taught artist, Pascal Deckarm. Simple geometric shapes become compelling objects of subtle mutation. The German artist cites Iceland’s rough and barren landscapes as major influences on his work.


"Innocence" by Angelo Cerantola


Angelo Cerantola is an Italian artist and graphic designer whose texturized style combines geometric shapes and polychromatic layers. The stunning detail of this vibrant pattern is endlessly fascinating!



"Aztec Rust" by Andrea Strongwater


This patterned piece by New York-based artist, Andrea Strongwater, draws inspiration from tribal patterns from the ancient Aztecs in Central Mexico.


"Chambray Grunge I" by Amy Lighthall


Amy Lighthall is an artist from the Pacific Northwest. She incorporates digital and handmade techniques into her process, creating work with varying degrees of textures, color and contrast. The combination of these layers is what make this pattern magical and unique.


"3 Would" by Natasha Kohli


Natashi Kohli's upbringing as an Indian-American exposed her to a variety of different spiritual and aesthetic influences. She now creates artwork out of Chicago, exploring themes of universal beauty within human existence.


"Rainbow Circles" by Lollie Ortiz


Glowing, multicolored circles converge against a black backdrop in this electrifying pattern. Prolific designer, Lollie Ortiz, utilizes her years of experience in advertising, design, fine art, and photography to construct a specific form of artistic expression that successfully draws the viewer in. 

Discover more patterns over on our pinterest page and share your favorites below!



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