John Hopper explores pattern

John Hopper Textile Blog

To my delight, John Hopper’s post, A Celebration of Pattern and Creativity, appeared at the top my InoReader this morning. In it, he shows us five beautiful German surface pattern designs from the 30′s as a backdrop to discussing the importance of pattern for its own sake. He explains,

Pattern is one of our contributions to the world. We see and admire the world around us and then translate that wonder through the funnel of our own creativity, producing another perspective of that world that is totally and uniquely human. It is something that should be endlessly celebrated, but rarely is.

Besides this post, check out his entire blog, especially his Article Index.

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