Pattern Stories

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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...
Our Favorite Wallpaper Moments of 2018 (So Far!)
January was a long one, and a cold one, but it sure did come in strong with the wallpaper pics! First up, a doggo...
Pattern Players: Exploring Modern Farmhouse Design with Katie DeRario of Hart & Lock
This time of year, the changing leaves, dropping temps, and shorter days turn our thoughts to all things cozy - warm, welcoming interiors that...
A Visit to Our Screen Printers in Chicago
We ALWAYS love stopping by our printers in Chicago. These guys are the best! Lots of color matching in action. We never miss an...
Meet the Maker: How Illustrator and Designer Dinara Mirtalipova Uses Folk Art to Connect With Her Roots
Pattern, though beautiful to look at, has played a much more important role throughout history than just eye candy. It appears throughout the centuries...
Inside the Wild and Whimsical World of Soft Sculpture Artist and Designer Tamar Mogendorff
Photo by Sarah Wilmer Here at Hygge & West, we love people who do things a little differently - the artists, makers, and designers...
10 Design (& Life) Lessons Our Pattern Players Taught Us
From practical design tips to aspirational advice and hard-won words of wisdom, here are 10 of our favorite things that weve learned from the...
Sabrina Smelko, "Designer of Pixels and Places," on Pattern, DIY Renovations, and Design for TV
There are some people who are so wildly productive in their lives, and have created so much so quickly, that they seem to have...
Pattern Players: Translating Design for TV into Real Life With Anthony Carrino
If you've ever watched HGTV or DIY Network (guilty!), you've more than likely seen Anthony Carrino, along with his cousin, John Colaneri, who make...
Celebrating Imperfection in Design—and Life—With Paul Lowe (a.k.a. Sweet Paul)
Every once in a while, in this world of perfectly staged everything plastered all over social media, we need a reminder that it's ok...
Jamie Derringer on How Pattern Influences Her Multifaceted World
For interiors lovers like us, we often think of home textiles first when we think of pattern. But as Jaime Derringer knows, pattern goes...
Pattern Players: Exploring the Intersection of Food and Design with Melissa Coleman (a.k.a. The Faux Martha)
Food and design have an inextricable connection, and a symbiotic relationship of sorts, where each influences the other in a thousand, subtle and not-so-subtle...
Before & After: A Girl's Room Transformation by Emily Henderson
We're so smitten with this girl's room designed by the fabulous Emily Henderson using our Nethercote wallpaper! Quite the before and after transformation. The...
This Dormer Ceiling Pops with Bold, Graphic Pattern
We're loving how Grace at Nesting Grace used our Daydream (Black) wallpaper on her dormer ceiling. We think ceilings, including slanted ceilings, are just...
The Beauty of the Serengeti Comes to a Renovated Brooklyn Brownstone
We are totally digging this renovated brownstone as seen on Apartment Therapy. The green velvet sofa, white walls, and... fabulous application of our Serengeti...
Co-Founder Christiana Coop Brings Snow (Gold) to Her Kitchen
After only one day of procrastination due to life coinciding with happy hour, it happened! Snow (Gold) is a go in my kitchen and...
Before & After: Knots
We love this project designed by Megan Pettipoole on Design Sponge! The mix of patterns and color is so fun. They picked the Knots...
Pattern Players: Aplat Founder Shujan Bertrand on the French Art of Living
It's no secret that we think pattern makes everything better - your home, your wardrobe, and especially your gifts. That's why we're so excited...
How Karla Quisenberry Designs With Family at the Forefront
Karla Quisenberry, known online simply as Karla Quiz, has one of those Instagram accounts that you could lose hours in. Full of dreamy colors,...
Pattern Meets Queen Anne Details in Batya Stepelman's Denver Home
Photo by Matthew Eaton Why chase just one dream when you can chase them all? With a popular food and lifestyle blog, Sparrows &...
H&W Co-Founder Christiana Coop Uses our Heath Collection in Two Unexpected Ways
Last week, we decided to do things a little differently for Wallpaper Two Ways - a blog series where we ask our talented designer...