Pattern is expressed in many forms…

From the textures of natural, living materials to printed fabrics, pattern brings movement and expression to any space.  

While mixing patterns in your home can seem intimidating, understanding the basics of how shapes and scales work together simplifies the process.  

After years of working with patterns, we’ve learned a few things about what makes them blend seamlessly.  

Here are four of our top tips for mixing pattern: 

Tip No. 1: Choose a color palette 

When mixing any element in a design, finding a common thread is a great place to start. Identify a color palette to work with to create a cohesive look and feel among your patterns and begin selecting pieces in the same tonal group.