Thursday, 10 December 2015 00:00

Patternalia by Jude Stewart

From William Morris’s floral wallpaper to the polka dot bikini, this book explores the historical, cultural and political associations of the patterns that pervade our everyday lives, says Anja Wohlstrom

Published in Review
Thursday, 01 October 2015 00:00

New order: Pattern in Poland

A new generation of Polish designers is rejecting the cool minimalism that characterised the post-1989 years and showing a renewed interest in vernacular and traditional crafts. Their textiles and ceramics are defined by colour, decoration and an ability to “think through patterns”

Published in Features
Thursday, 07 May 2015 01:00

#iconphoto contest – pattern

For the chance to win a bag of Present & Correct stationery and a copy of our latest issue, Poland, use Instagram or Twitter to send us photos of patterns in everyday life

Published in Comment

With her fantastical wardrobe and exuberant patterns, the east London designer was always going to get noticed. But behind the giant fruits and rainbow eyeliner is a thoughtful artist well able to control the noise, says Riya Patel

Published in Features
Thursday, 30 April 2015 01:00

Icon 144: Poland

Our latest issue presents some of the most exciting design and architecture coming out of Poland. We visit the acclaimed Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin, we interview Gdansk-born design duo Chmara.Rosinke, and Warsaw-based curator Klara Czerniewska reveals a passion for pattern in the Polish design scene

Published in Comment