Pattern Research Project
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The Pattern Research Project involves research and analysis of contemporary patterns found in the textiles and wallcoverings of the built interior environment. Patterns use motif, repetition, color, geometry, craft, technology, and space to communicate place, time, and concept. Through this research and analysis, built environments - their designers, occupants, construction, and context - can be better understood.
Ashley Bautista, VCU Interior Design BFA 2022, selected the Double Diamond pattern for the 2019 Pattern Research Project. The text below is excerpted from the student’s work:
"The pattern was originally intended to be used in the Islamic world. The intended purpose was to celebrate the Muslim faith by using the identifying geometric patterns of Islamic art. The pattern has evolved from being in religious buildings to mass-produced with the ability to be used in commercial stores".
white, gray, black
VCUarts, Dept. of Interior Design
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