The Pattern Base is a brilliant look at developments in pattern and design in the digital age. New technologies reframe art with increasing frequency, and yet, as this volume reveals, the advent of new technology has also encouraged a reconsideration of traditional techniques and craftsmanship.

Written by the team of Kristi O'Meara and Audrey Victoria Keiffer, co-founders of The Patternbase of Chicago, this book showcases more than 500 designs across its 368 pages organized into categories such as floral, geometric and representational. These represent many of the key styles and the designers who created them. The book also includes a closer look at featured artists and a handy designer directory. A perfect primer for those interested in pattern and textile design, The Pattern Base will undoubtedly be an essential source of daily inspiration.