Color And Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises For Exploring Pattern Design by Khristian A. HowellColor And Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises For Exploring Pattern Design by Khristian A. Howell

Color And Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises For Exploring Pattern Design

byKhristian A. Howell

Paperback | July 15, 2015

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The importance and prevalence of both color and pattern in the current design landscape is impossible to deny. Not only is pattern a headliner in the fashion category, but bold pattern is also taking center stage in home decor, paper goods, and accessories like no other time in recent history.

It's time to jump onto the scene with Color + Pattern! Masterful pattern designer Khristian A. Howell will fill you with confidence and a fearless use of color and an interest in all things pattern, so you can create your own beautiful art that can be printed on fabrics, paper, and transfers.

Fully illustrated with a large and varied range of pattern designs, Color + Pattern highlights leaders in the industry, showcasing how pattern design comes to life when it finds its way onto perfectly paired products. Aside from sharing loads of gorgeous work, Color + Pattern informs readers on the many different kinds of patterns and terminology, exploring found patterns, sharing processes of creating patterns, as well as showing ways to integrate pattern into many facets of real life with 50 exercises.

After all color and pattern are meant to be fun, so design, color and repeat!

Khristian A. Howell is a color and pattern expert who fuses her eclectic range of styles into bold designs for product and spaces. She loves to play with ideas of hard and soft, light and dark, feminine and masculine to create depth and interest in her designs. It is the mastery of this push + pull that creates ease and balance in the ...
Title:Color And Pattern: 50 Playful Exercises For Exploring Pattern DesignFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.25 × 9.25 × 0.5 inPublished:July 15, 2015Publisher:Rockport PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631590413

ISBN - 13:9781631590412


Editorial Reviews

"Khristian is a fantastic artist to work with! She is highly creative and very insightful. In an industry where it's not always easy to find originality, her work is truly fresh, unique, and trend-right! Her business mindset makes her an art director's dream. . . . so thorough and a pleasure to work with!" - Kaitlyn Deasy, Art Director, Enchante Accessories"I am writing to express my deep appreciation for the professional and well-informed work of Khristian A. Howell. I have had the pleasure of working with her throughout the years, most recently in my role as a Lead Designer at one of the US's most well-known outdoor brands. Khristian has always brought a great sense of color and trend direction to her work. She has a great eye for detail as well as for pushing the boundaries, especially in color and pattern forecasting. She brings the right amount of classic appeal and mixes it with a modern edginess to present a fresh approach to color and pattern. Khristian's ability to execute a vision that is well-curated, rich in expression, and thought-provoking is unlike any other I have worked with. She is a stand-out professional in her industry and I am very excited to see her work expressed in the form of a book. . . . I can't wait to get my hands on it." - Rachel Asimakopoulos, Designer/Art Director