Gap Summer 2013 Prints
I see pattern… …at my part time job, GAP! The prints in GAP are fun and bright and perfect for summer right now! Let’s go shopping! :) Happy SUMMER everyone!!! XOXO,
Music Monday: Music From Baz Luhrmann's Film The...
I see pattern… …on music album covers! Five of the tracks on this album are not offered on Spotify. :( When I put it into a playlist in my personal music on Spotify, the whole thing was available, but slowing some of the songs are disappearing on me! Then I went to go buy those songs on iTunes and iTunes has it to where you have to buy the whole album to get each song. Needless to...
Music Monday - Kelis
I see pattern… …on Music Album Covers! XOXO,
Buffalo Exchange Spring 2013 Trends Part 2
I see pattern… …at Buff Exchange on Greenville in Dallas! Continuing my Spring 2013 Pattern Trend finds from Buffalo Exchange! These are what I call “Fade Out” Patterns because they all sort of fade out in some way. I’m loving the movement that is created with this group of patterns! Dotties And this last one is just for fun and not really part of a...
Music Monday: The Knife
Buffalo Exchange Spring 2013 Trends Part 1
I see pattern… …at Buffalo Exchange where I sell my clothes so I can buy more! HAHA I always love to see what’s trending according to the folks at Buffalo Exchange. I asked one of the sales associates how they keep up to date with trends so they know what to buy. She said they shop EVERYWHERE from UO to Ann Taylor Loft! They are constantly in the stores scoping out trends. Here...
Trip To Ikea
I see pattern… …at the iconic IKEA! Now that I am working from home, I needed a proper work space! First things first, I needed a desk! I no longer wanted to work from my dining room table and/or on my couch! Where else would I go for a desk but IKEA!!! Still working on getting my office in order, but as soon as I get it looking good and cute, I will post pics! Until then, I...
My Weekend In Instagram
I see pattern… …in New Orleans! Hey everyone! I traveled to New Orleans for a Bachelorette party for a dear friend of mine this past weekend. We had a blast staying in the Quarter and doing NOLA touristy things like Cafe Du Monde. I’ll be back in Nola next weekend to visit family. New Orleans is the best city in the world! Here are some Instapatterns I took while hanging out in...
Pinteresting Easter Egg Patterns
I see pattern… …on Pinterest! Well, there went Easter! I cant believe Easter Sunday was yesterday! I didn’t even get my Easter stuff down from the attic! Shameful!! I, also, did not find the time to have an Easter Egg dying party like last year! Check that out here! I really hate it when life gets in the way of the fun stuff! I did, though, manage to get me and my husband to...
The Wicked Way Boston is Wired
I see pattern… …in wrought iron architectural detailing on the streets of Boston! This is another #laterpost from my Boston trip. My husband and I walked from Newbury Street to Beacon Street to tour the original Cheers Bar/Restaurant. Unfortunately, no one “knew my name,” but we sill had a fun time seeing the place! ;) On our way there, we walked down Arlington Street...
Music Monday: Little Majorette
I see pattern… …on album covers! XOXO,
Marimekko Boston Shop
I see pattern… …in the Marimekko Boston shop on Newbury Street! Hey everyone! So as you know, I have been really busy! I have been meaning to post this along with some other posts I have planned for a month or so now. I am stealing from instagram and calling this a hashtag laterpost! :) Over Valentines Day weekend, my husband and I took a quick trip to the “Wicked” city...
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Hey yall! So, I am going through a life transition at the moment and I can’t wait to tell you about it. As you all know, I have been a lil busy juggling my fulltime job, gap, and my freelance design gigs. And, of course, I have, also, been struggling to find time to dedicate to I See Pattern. I am happy to announce that you will be seeing a lot more of me here on I See Pattern!!! I am...
Gap Pattern LOVE
I see pattern… …at my fave store and part-time employer, GAP! Gap, I love ya! This Spring 2013 collection is filled with PATTERN!!! My eyes are so happy! And, of course, I already own most of what you will see below! Trouble! :) XOXO,
Music Monday on Tuesday: Shout Out Louds
I see pattern… …on cover art! The Graphic Designer in me loves and appreciates good Typography. I love it when pattern and type are used together to create images like this one! Enjoy! XOXO,
I see pattern… …on Main Street in Park City, Utah! Hey There! I know, I have been MIA on the blog! I have been a busy bee traveling a lot and designing socks and working at Gap in between! This year, so far, has been a lil cray! I started the new year in New Orleans, then went to Salt Lake City, Utah for Alt Summit! (Which, btw, I still have my top ten list of things learned at ALT...
Music Monday: Kaleidoscope Dream by Miguel
I see pattern… …on music and at the Grammy’s! Miguel is one of my favorite R&B musicians right now. And this album happens to have a kaleidoscope pattern on it that’s pretty intriguing! Also, Miguel juuuust performed on last nights Grammy’s with Wiz Khalifa. Both of them wore crazy black and white patterned suits, which goes along with last weeks album cover! I...
Music Monday: Ducktails
I see pattern… …on MuSiC! PS Black and White checkerboard is a trend in fashion right now and will get even bigger! Check out Louis Viutton and Marc Jacobs Spring 13 runway shows! ;) SO fun! Also, in case you missed this post, check out the black and white optical illusion patterns I saw at Top Shop a while back. Black and White is one of my favorite color combos for sure! XOXO,...
Alt Summit Hotel Carpets
I see pattern… …on the carpets of the very grand, Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City while attending the very cool Altitude Summit conference! What!!!?? Can you believe these patterns I was walking on? I am back from my trip to Utah for Altitude Summit!!! Alt SLC was absolutely the best party ever!! Whoops, I mean… It was the best Work Conference ever! Okay, it was...
Hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii, OMG, this, shamefully, is my first real post of the year on I See Pattern. I am so embarrassed! I have been out of control busy with all of the holiday festivities and just with plain ole life! It’s been crazy. I will spare you all the details! Thankfully, I will be attending Altitude Summit this year (I leave tomorrow) in Salt Lake City!!! I am counting on Alt to...
Music Monday: Animal Shapes by Geographer
I see pattern… …on music! I love this cover! Anything with pink geometrics is so my style! :) Enjoy! XOXO,
Music Monday: Milo Greene
I see pattern… …on music! XOXO,
Music Monday: Calexico
Happy MONDAY!!!!! Holidays are officially over and its 2013! omg! Back to blogging pattern, designing socks, working at gap and doing all my other usual routines! I see pattern… …on music! Enjoy today’s music Monday! XOXO,
Symmetrical Patterned Xmas Wrapping Paper
I see pattern… …on all sorts of different Christmas Crafts! Soooooooo, I decided to do a little Christmas Crafting myself (with pattern included, of course)! Last year, I painted green and red Chevron patterns on all my gifts! This year I decided to stay away from painting and instead experiment with circle punches and hologram sticky paper! I knew I wanted to do something with...
Music Monday: A Christmas Cornucopia by Annie...
I see pattern… …on Christmas album covers! XOXO,
Music Monday: Joy A Holiday Collection by Jewel
I see pattern… …on Christmas Album Covers! Its that time, friends! Happy Holidays with Jewel! I love her and I love designs with snowflakes in them! Enjoy! XOXO,
Gap Holiday Patterns
I see pattern… …on Gap’s Holiday Marketing Campaign and Store Visuals! As you all know, I work at GAP part time for some extra cash and just as a fun side job. I have been with GAP for a little over 3 years. This is my 4th Christmas Season with GAP. Each year they do a bang up job with the holiday visuals. You can see some of my posts I did on previous seasons at Gap here and...
Music Monday: An Awesome Wave by Alt-J
I see pattern… …on album covers! Enjoy! XOXO,
Christainer Store Wonderland
I see pattern… … on Christmas wrapping paper at the Container Store. Is it too early for all this??!! hehe Tip to you all: DO NOT step foot in this store right now unless you have some serious cash to spend! OMG there was soooo much cute holiday inspired pattern filled products that i wanted! I went in looking for something to hold my wrapping paper down while I decorate it bc I...
Music Monday: Patterns by Stacy Clark
I See Pattern… …on Album Art! How appropriate is this one??? :) XOXO,
Instapattern: Monochromatic Lunch
I see pattern… …while on my lunch break! Husband picked me up at work and took me to lunch today! While sitting outside on the patio at Manny’s Uptown, I noticed all the monochromatic gray scaled geometric patterns around me. Aaaand I happened to be wearing a black and white plaid button down that matched the theme, as well! Loving this little collection of instapatterns I...
Music Monday: Hot Chip
I see pattern… …on music album covers! XOXO,
I see pattern… …on fabric at JoAnns! XOXO,
Music Monday: Delta Rae
I see pattern… …on Album Covers! XOXO,
World Market: Sit Down and Relax!
I see pattern… …on pillows, furniture, and coffee mugs at World Market. That’s right! I said sit down and relax! If you are anything like me, that’s exactly what you need to do! I went to World Market the other day on my lunch break. World Market is one of my favorite places to shop for inspiration and fun things to buy for my home. Its relaxing just walking in that store...
Music Monday: Wincing the Night Away
I see pattern… …on Album Covers! Enjoy The Shins today and the lovely doodle pattern on the cover! XOXO,
Her Name Is Rose
I see pattern… …in Urban Outfitters! Loving the dark floral patterns I’m seeing. Very Goth but still romantic and girly! Enjoy. Rosie Denim!!?! I totally want these, but I am still trying to get my husband used to colored jeans! haha too cute tho! XOXO,
Pinteresting Patterns: Halloween Style
I see pattern… …while pinning! As you know, I am on Pinterest like the rest of the world. I see soooo many beautiful patterns on Pinterest and want to start sharing a select few here in a weekly post (altho that might turn into a “whenever I can” post). I decided to start “Pinteresting Patterns” on Halloween day, one of my fave holidays!!!!!! Enjoy these...
Music Monday: Alabama Shakes
I See Pattern… …on Music Albums! Hi Everyone, As much as I LOVE pattern and photography, I wouldnt love either if I had no music. I wanted to start sharing some of the music I listen to while also sharing how pattern is used in album covers. Sometimes I am introduced to a new band bc they have a cool cd cover. Pattern believe it or not is on a lot of album covers! Enjoy the pattern...
I see pattern… …on baskets in Pier One! XOXO,
Punkin' Paintin' Patterns
I see pattern… …on pumpkins! Happy Halloween Everyone! Halloween is prolly my fave holiday. And this year I will be in Vegas Baby!!!! I’m excited yet a little scared! haha Anywhooooo, I am finally posting my pumkins!!!!! I had a punkin’ paintin’ party when my cousins from Houston and mom from Temple, TX came to Dallas. We went out and bought all kinds of paint,...
I see pattern… …in my Instagram feed! @yuppielove @pimmteaspoon @modcloth @urbanoutfitters @pshastri @fattonybmx @modcloth @pshastri ...
I see pattern… at Buffalo Exchange! HI there, So, I finally found the time to go to Buffalo Exchange and sell some of my clothes [only so I can buy more clothes, of course]. Haha, but aside the selling ($$$$$) and possible buying [hehe], I always love looking at patterns there. Buffalo Exchange only buys things that are trending and they go in the store immediately. Its a good source to...
Mad About Plaid
I See Plaidtern, I mean, PATTERN… :) …at Two’s Company. Hello out there! How is everyone’s transition into Fall going? I am loving the cooler weather and am oh so excited for FALL FASHIONS! One pattern trend I love seeing in the Fall/Winter seasons is plaid, plaid, and more plaids! There may just be some skinny plaid pants at GAP with a lovely red plaid print on them...
It's Britney, Bi#%$!
I See Pattern… …in my own art from college! Soooooo, who’s excited for Britney’s debut as one of the new judges on the X-FACTOR tonite????? I am! I am! If you can’t tell by the piece below, I LOVE BRITNEY! And apparently I loved pattern even before I knew that their was a career in Pattern Design. I found this at my parents house while being forced by my dad to go...
FLOR + Studio Bon Event
I See Pattern… …on Home Interiors! Hi There, Last week, I attended an event put on by FLOR in uptown Dallas featuring Textile Designer, Bonnee Sharp. Bonnee is the Founder and Owner of Studio Bon Textiles, a hand-printed fabric company based out of Dallas! Above, is the first print of Bonnee’s I saw as I walked through the doors and it happens to be one of my favorites by...
Button me up and Pattern me down!
I see pattern… …at GAP! Gap has THE cutest patterned button up shirts, right now! I just had to cover them on I See Pattern! As you may know, I have been working part time for GAP for three+ years now. In the three years that I have been with GAP, these may just be the cutest patterns we have ever had on anything! The colors are so vibrant and the prints are made of some of my...
B+W Optical Illusions
I see Optical Illusion patterns… …in Topshop and Volcom. I totally did a project in 5th grade on Optical Illusions. I remember studying greats like M.C. Eshcer and Gianni A. Sarcone. These garments bring me back to that project, which was actually super fun even tho it was for school - yuk! haha I am pleased to see that Optical Illusion art is popping up in textiles. I hope to see...
a-pattern-a-day asked: Hi Whitney. I just discovered your blog and I think it's really great. I recognize the habit of seeing in pattern! Since I'm creating a pattern daily I can't switch my head out of pattern-mode anymore :D Nice to find someone who's obsessed with patterns like me, and very nice to find your lovely blog! I can get a lot of inspiration from it for my project. Greets, Anne-Liesje