We are creative studio working with clients who like to break away from the bland and create patterned products and eye-popping, decorative interiors that stimulate the senses and put smiles on faces. A husband and wife team, our shared love of colour and pattern is a bottomless pot of happiness. At home or abroad, on a bike or on foot, night and day, our life is an intense game of I-spy; peering at ripples in puddles, staring at shadows of trees, rummaging through flea markets, dreaming in doodles. Collecting, absorbing, recording, creating; patterns have played their part throughout our working lives. The Patternistas is a release valve for the myriad of patterns that have built up in our brains. We will be carrying out controlled explosions. Watch out, a smattering of our patterns may soon land on a surface near you. Follow our roving eyes and our compulsion to create on instagram but beware - if your favourite colour is grey - stay away! We regularly cycle as a means of meandering from place to place around town; also for keeping fit and getting out into the countryside.

What excites you most about Cardiff?

Its potential for growth in a sustainable way

If you had 5 minutes to teach someone something new, what would you teach?

We'd teach them to say 'peanut butter' and ‘birdshit' in Swedish

What is the best thing about Cardiff?

It’s small, green and vibrant

If you were a dinosaur, what would you be and why?

We are dinosaurs!

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