Founded in 2007 by designers Claudia Brown and Jessie Whipple Vickery, Pattern People was created as a platform to celebrate the power of surface design through exploration and implementation. Today, Pattern People functions as a leading design studio known for producing innovative and forward-driven patterns and illustrations for surfaces of every kind. The studio also specializes in consultancy and trend research offering seasonal forecasting for print and color directions, bespoke work created for various applications, in addition to educational tools for designers of all levels.

Pattern People designs for a global clientele in the high end fashion, beauty, interiors, hospitality, and technology markets. Clients include Adidas, Aritzia, Asos, Billabong, Calvin Klein, Clinique, Cole Haan, Coach, Dakine, Elie Tahari, Estee Lauder, Forever 21, Godiva Chocolates, H & M, Hanna Andersson, Jansport, J. Crew, Marc Jacobs, Nike, North Face, Old Navy, Rebecca Minkoff, REI, Restoration Hardware, Salt & Straw, Stone Fox Swim, Stussy, and Target.


We implement our extensive research and apply our unique view to create meaningful products through pattern design and direction. We are honored to work on bespoke projects which offer us the opportunity to explore beneath the surface and unify our print design skills. From iconic patterns for brand recognition to designs for product elevation, We provide innovative solutions that add value to each client’s business.


Our in-depth research is applied seasonally to our ever growing print collection of exclusive and royalty-free designs. Hand drawn techniques merge with technology for contemporary, trend-driven prints. Explore thousands of textile designs created for immediate use through our website or contact us to view the collection in person.   


Providing key print and color directions with visually stunning layouts, our trend guides provide clarity to the overwhelming world of pattern design. The competitively priced reports are a valuable resource to creatives of all levels and are highly respected in the industry as a go-to tool for inspirational ideas on print, color, and more.


Our comprehensive array of resources which include educational ebooks, video tutorials, and design assets, provide creatives of all levels with tools to succeed. From business tips for the burgeoning print designer to pattern elements for the advanced textile artist, our resources offer support and insights on the surface design process.


We offer easy to digest trend directions, color palettes, DIY guides and more through our blog which inspires thousands of creatives on a daily basis. Follow along for a dose of inspiration.

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