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{Punch it up with Pattern}

It’s always fun to work with a writer who can help you vocalize your thoughts especially when it comes to something that is now instinctual for me. My friend Johi Kokjohn-Wagner, has a way with words. She also has a good sense of style and a great sense of humor. She asked me to contribute to a piece she was writing on pattern and she showcased a few of my projects in pictures, taken by the lovely Jennifer Little. Here is her piece just published in Chrome Magazine.

Sigh. I love pattern play. It’s one of the things that makes my job so interesting. I like a lot of pattern and a lot of texture. I like layers and I like whimsy. I don’t like stale, boring interiors. I like depth, interest, weight, light. I like it all. Mixed together and bold. Soft and bright. Crisp, clean, messy, understated. Mix it all. Mix it well. That’s my theory.

Here are a few more of my thoughts on pattern beautifully written and put together by Johi. Let me know what you think. Do you love pattern as much as I do?
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