Pattern Stories

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Pattern Players: Holly Williams
As if critically acclaimed country singer and songwriter weren't enough accomplishments for one lifetime, Holly Williams has also added retail shop owner (she owns...
Pattern Players: Mary Heffernan of Five Marys Farms
Who hasn't dreamed of ditching their 9-to-5, moving to the country, and living on a farm? Mary Heffernan has turned what many can only...
Pattern Players: Teacher Kristin Klarkowski
The arms of teacher Kristin Klarkowski and a few of her students As children, the classroom is where we make some of our earliest...
Pattern Players: Deidre Webster
One of the best things about our business is discovering designers we may not have otherwise found through working with them to bring our...
Pattern Players: Megan Hopp
We're always thrilled to see Hygge & West wallpaper, bedding, and shower curtains out in the wild, but there's just something about seeing our...
Pattern Players: Ariel Garneau of PMQ for TWO
There are few things that get us more excited than homes full of color and pattern and the people who are fearless enough to...
Product + Pattern: Dutton Brown
Photo by Jared Fessler Photography One of the most fun parts about photoshoots is getting to play around with gorgeous products and accessories—the pieces...
Pattern Players: The Bungalow Club
Photo via The Bungalow Club Here at Hygge & West, we love our cocktails—and even more so when they're paired with pattern. That's why...
Pattern Players: The Dos, Don'ts, Ins, and Outs of Wallpaper With Professional Wallpaper Installer Louise Jones
We're so excited to be chatting with Louise Jones, a Bay Area professional wallpaper installer. Even though we've been in the wallpaper biz for...
Pattern Players: Learning the Tricks of the Trade With Stylist Lita Lee
Working with professional stylists has given us so much respect for their skill in transforming a room or a set with just a few...
Pattern Players: A Dining Room Remodel (and a Delicious Recipe!) From Instagram Foodie Kevin Masse
Photo by Julie Bidwell As both passionate pattern lovers and enthusiastic home cooks (and eaters!), there are few things we love more than when...
Pattern Players: "Functional Ceramics" and Why Handmade Matters With Sean Vandervliet of Fenway Clayworks
We've never been ones to shy away from the bright and the bold; more is more is a philosophy that resonates deeply in the...
Pattern Players: Poppy Designs and Sweet Confections Collide in the World of Rebecca Jones of XO Bakes
What happens when the worlds of poppy design and sweet confections collide? The fun, whimsical, and oh-so-delicious cookies of Rebecca Jones of XO Bakes,...
Pattern Players: Heather Fox on Designing, Working, and Filming a TV Show With Your Spouse
Heather Fox was made for TV. With her bubbly personality, bold designs, and successful Minnesota-based business she runs with husband, Brad, we were delighted—though...
Pattern Players: Shila Griffith on Why Interior Design Should Inspire, Not Intimidate
Designing your home doesn't have to be intimidating, but we get that it totally can be. With the sheer volume of choices available today,...
Pattern Players: Exploring the Highly Symbolic Works of Ceramicist and Artist Michele Quan of MQuan Studio
Michele with her daughter, Elsie One of the most fun parts of shooting a new collection is styling. Not only is it a thrill...
Pattern Players: Writer-Turned-Interior-Designer Shauna Glenn on Why You Don't Need a Degree to Design Beautiful Spaces
Photo by Jen Morley There's just something about a home bursting with color, pattern, and personality that gets us going. While we love a...
Pattern Players: Josh Williams and Eric Prum of W&P on the Intersection of Food and Design
If there's one thing we're (almost) as passionate about as pattern, it's food—the way it looks, the way it smells, and of course, the...
Pattern Players: Shea McGee on Studio McGee's Inimitable Style (And How to Bring It to Your Home)
Photo by Kate Osborne Photography Confession: We rarely geek out harder than when we find another style spirit animal - a designer, studio, maker,...
Pattern Players: Erin François of François et Moi Brings Her Handmade Modern Style to a 1930s Tudorand
Erin François of the uber popular blog François et Moi is one of our favorite sources for interiors inspiration. From photos of her gorgeous...
Sculptor Tina Frey Shares An Intimate Look Inside Her Creation Process
We're so excited to kick off our brand new blog series, Product + Paper. In this ongoing series, we'll be interviewing some of our...