Paying homage to the visual aesthetic of life, design duo Grace Winteringham and art director Anna Murray have combined creative forces to create ‘Patternity: A New Way of Seeing.’

The London-based creative studio, research platform, and online pattern image archive have articulately bridged the gap between nature and science, man-made technology and design.

Patternity | Mark Pillai

Producing their compilation of pattern design, decoration, and inspiration, the book references the background psychology of the pattern and its importance. Offering a uniquely curated perspective to view the world around us through a captivating collection of optically absorbing art, design, and photography. (People of Print, 2015)

Patternity | Bone China collection for Warp + Reason Ceramics | Photography: Jessica Klingelfuss

Catching the eye of Fortnum & Mason, a recent rework project with Richard Brendon involved rethinking traditional bone china with a beautiful cobalt blue and gold striped tea service. The luxurious department store then advanced in producing  a limited edition range in their own signature eau de nil colour. (The Telegraph, 2015)

Patternity | Nasa/Andrew Vowels

Proving there is inspiration around every corner, the 24-page hardback is imbued with insightful theories and energizing surprises. The radiant book features a range of thoughtful compositions and images from fashion and design to the organic.

Patternity |  Michael Poliza/Brendan Freeman

Collaborating with the biggest industry names such as Apple and Céline, and institutions such as the V&A and the Imperial War Museum. Paterrnity believe “a shared engagement with pattern can have positive and powerful results.” (Desing-Milk, 2015)


Patternity | Thomas Brown x Viviane Sassen 

While the pattern may be the unsung hero of surface design, its ability to elevate and transform product lines acts as a narrative tool within the design world.

Patternity | Nicolas Coulomb

Introducing the world to the language of intricate decoration, the design duo offer a visionary compilation and enlightening approach to the exploration of the pattern. Commenting on the brand’s philosophy and future ambitions, Murray states;

“And we have very strong ideas for how we want to set up a shop. We have a very long-term vision for Patternity. Our plan is to become the global destination for all things patterned… To manifest our philosophy and aesthetic into permanent and engaging secular spaces in all four corners of the world.” Anna Murray (The Telegraph, 2015)