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Kelly Wearstler’s 6 Tips for Working With Patterns

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Jun 7, 2021 • 5 min read

“Pattern is one of my favorite design vehicles,” says world-class interior designer Kelly Wearstler. “Pattern crosses over so many mediums. The veining of marble. The movement of … wood. Even in tile, you’re creating a geometric pattern.” From geometric shapes on throw pillows to patterned wallpaper in the dining room, pattern brings visual interest to any room and can serve as a focal point for careful designs. “It adds so much energy to a room,” Kelly says, “and you can use it in so many different ways.”