Decorating & Design

January 11, 2017

How To Mix Pattern & Color Like A Textile Designer

Decorating with pattern can be mystifying. How do you pair stripes with florals? At what point does a mix of patterns go from quirky to eyesore? As a successful textile designer and artist, Rebecca Atwood has all the answers. Her signature designs are easy-to-layer patterns with a whimsical, handcrafted quality, and have spawned an empire of homewares and most recently a book. Living With Pattern: Color, Texture, And Print At Home is a step-by-step, room-by-room guide to embracing pattern. Here 12 tips from the book.

Author: Jessica Flower

Emily Johnston


Living With Color by Rebecca Atwood, Courtesy of Clarkson Potter/Publishers