Applied Design: Using Pattern for Emphasis

Pattern plays a huge role in the success of the design in our Room of the Week.  The pattern on the ceiling draws the up upward, while the pattern on the shade above the window draws the focus outside.  Here are a few other examples of how to use patterns for emphasis, using patterns from one of my favorite designers, Orla Kiely.

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