Featured Artist: Peap Tarr

The Patternbase has recently collaborated with Bucketfeet on a pair of shoes with Audrey’s design, Rajas. Peap Tarr is the first of our Bucketfeet artists series! Peap Tarr is a graffiti artist, muralist, illustrator and artist from Cambodia and New Zealand.  Inspired by a variety of cultural influences, his work reflects his heritage and upbringing. […]

Featured Artist: Amy Boone-McCreesh

Amy Boone-McCreesh is a visual artist based out of Baltimore, Maryland. Her pieces are bold and vibrating, with a balance between 2D and 3D works. Initially inspirational for that reason, I came to learn that her work reflects a quality that is rooted in a unique form of the human experience. With patterns, collage, shapes, […]

IAN “HYDEON’ FERGUSON Mass Contemplation

IAN “HYDEON’ FERGUSON Mass Contemplation June 20 – July 31, 2014  Opening Reception: Friday, June 20th, from 6pm – 10pm.  Maxwell Colette Gallery is proud to present Mass Contemplation, featuring new work from celebrated Chicago-based illustrator Ian “Hydeon” Ferguson. This will be the artist’s first exhibition with the gallery.  Ian Ferguson’s work blends street art, fine […]

Featured Artist: Michelle Ralph-Forton

Michelle Ralph-Forton’s work caught our eye when I noticed her intricate jacquard weaving, with understated and visceral stories behind them. She is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. In this interview, Michelle thoroughly describes the process behind the intimate narratives behind her work, and […]

Featured Artist: Lisa Corti

Today we have an interview with designer, Lisa Corti, conducted by our first contributing writer, Liz Perez! Perfect for new warm weather and sprouted flowers, our featured artist is Lisa Corti, a textile and surface designer from Milan. Her textile and surface designs are for both home and fashion. They’re bright, authentic, and inspired by […]

Featured Artist: Pattern Nostrum

Two Tuscan artists make up Pattern Nostrum, a pattern project that does the same to the eyes as the Magic Eye books. The duo is made up of Chiara Lanzillotta, a graduate in Costume Design Fashion Culture and Style from the University of Florence, and Stefano Roiz, an art director and photographer with a degree […]