ABOUT THE PATTERNBASE

The Patternbase was founded by Kristi O'Meara in Chicago in 2011, and is Chicago's leading textile & surface design studio.
We specialize in developing unique, trend driven prints and patterns for the fashion, lifestyle, gift, and paper goods industries. 

 

ABOUT KRisti

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Kristi O'Meara is a surface designer & illustrator based Chicago, IL. She is the founder of creative director of The Patternbase. She received her bachelor of fine arts in 2009 from the Kansas City Art Institute, where she studied painting, design, and fiber arts. Kristi released her first publication, The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs through Thames & Hudson Publishing in 2015. Her work has been featured in Chicago Magazine, IdNCool HuntingCS | Modern Luxury, and Dutch Elle, among others.

 

Appearances

Driehaus Business of Fashion Symposium, Chicago, IL (2017)
WTIN North American Digital Textile Conference, New York, NY (2016)
UIC/Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL (2015)
UIC/Chicago Design Museum, Chicago, IL  (2015)
Lincoln Park Apple Store, Chicago, IL  (2015)
Marwen, Chicago, IL (2014)


Clients