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Pattern insight + emergence

Delving beneath the surface of life at Patternity Studio

Continuing our celebration of the omnipresent and unifying nature of pattern – we bring together interviews with our network of specialists, new PATTERNITY STUDIO projects updates, event information and focussed research articles on life’s many patterns on and beneath the surface. For specific information regarding PATTERNITY research, studio projects or events please contact press@patternity.org

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Textile designs were transformed into sweet treats when multi-disciplinary designers Studiolav translated Haizhen Wang’s collection into biscuits. Simple stamping techniques were used to transfer the patterns from fabric to dough…

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Saturn stands out in our minds as the planet with an extraordinary form: striped rings extending over 175 000 miles are suspended around the gaseous giant.

But since Galileo discovered them in 1610, the origin and purpose of the rings still remains a mystery: we don’t even know how many of them there are. Scientists believe that through answering these questions we will learn more about our solar system…

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Dior Cruise 16 presentation at the Bubble Palace or Palais Bulles. The futuristic Palace designed by Antti Lovag and built between 1975 and 89, was famously home to Pierre Cardin who previously worked at Dior.

Iconic artist and pattern pioneer Yayoi Kusama is currently exhibiting at David Zwirner Gallery in New York, bringing together her trademark spotted pieces in Give Me Love.

The exhibition includes dotted pumpkins and bold canvasses, as well as a domestic space forming one of Kusama’s ‘Obliteration Rooms’ which interprets her ongoing struggle with anxiety…

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PATTERNITY explores patterns both seen and unseen, aiming to create awareness of ourselves and the world around us through noticing more. As we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week, we consider the impact the practice of Mindfulness can have on our day-to-day lives, through breaking the patterns and rituals that we have come accustom to, and creating new, more positive ones…

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Edward Burtynsky’s magnificent photography has been providing us with a new perspective of our planet, and drawing attention to the impact that we humans are having on the environments in which we dwell.

Burtynsky’s latest project Watermark draws attention to our inextricable relationship with water…

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LABIRINTO 1 by Alessandro Mendini The career of designer and architect Alessandro Mendini has had a key influence on twentieth century Italian design, encouraging designers to consider the heart and sensibilities of objects above commercialism. He once said “I am on a quest to communicate through my objects and work in general, trying to say things that encourage people to deepen meditation and spirituality”…

The 1980 Moscow Olympics was surrounded by controversy when America boycotted. However, the closing ceremony of the Russian Games was no less a spectacle, with impressive towering human sculptures and synchronised performances that wowed the crowd…

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