Category Archives: Patterns

Sea of Shoes

I posted this picture to the AOC Tumblr last week, but I love it so much that it’s worthy of an audience here as well. “Moroccan Shoes” shot by Ebbe Sweet in Essaouira, Morocco is an 11 x 14 print of a digital photo available on Etsy. I’m in adoration of the vivid colors and variety […]

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Beck’s & Freegums: A Bit of Spacial Tension

Freegums 1

Diggin’ this artwork from Miami based Alvaro Ilizarbe a.k.a. Freegums. Freegums is one of six artists who chosen to work with Beck’s on their Live Beyond Labels campaign. Each artist designed a limited edition label which is currently on sale. Artists include London musician M.I.A, LA based graphic design and artist Geoff McFetridge, NY based designer-calligrapher Aerosyn-Lex, and LA Performance artist Bert Rodriguez and Chicago scientific-sculptor Willy […]

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Artist: Lynnie Zulu

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Awesome illustrations from London-based artist Lynnie Zulu. According to a recent interview she did with Paper, she’s greatly influenced by African culture and uses it as an important influence on her work. She’s also a huge fan of Grace Jones as you can see in the last image above. Lynnie also had a recent collaboration […]

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Patterned Bows

Nakimuli bow brooch

Patterned bow brooches by NaKIMuli. These reminds me of the bowties I posted by Laurent Desgrange last year except these have greater African influences.

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Rex Ray for Flavor Paper


Great texture on these collages by San Francisco based artist Rex Ray. These were created as a collaboration with Brooklyn wallpaper company Flavor Paper. I’m enjoying the bold use of color and shapes on these. See these and much more wallpapers on the Flavor Paper site here.

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Patterns for the Sole

Osborn Kicks

The latest patterns for your sole from Obsorn. I really liked the photography in their 2011 Look Book. Check that out on their home page if you haven’t done so already.

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Colorful patterns from Australian Etsy seller Uptights (such a fun name).   I want every single one of these.  The dangers of blogging… *deep sigh*

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Free People Bags

FP Bags

Free People has got some great looks if you’re in the market for a new handbag this fall. I really REALLY love the warm and cool tones used on the one in the top left.  Great color combination in the design.

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Urban Outfitters Patterned Sneakers

Patterned kicks from UO.

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Erin Lightfoot Jewelry

Erin Lightfoot jewelry

Loving the patterns on these porcelain beauties from print and jewelry designer Erin Lightfoot.

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