London Design Festival 2015: Interview with Patternity

We speak with a co-founder about their new book, collaborations and—of course—patterns

The last time Cool Hunting spoke with Anna Murray, the co-founder of Patternity (along with Grace Winteringham), it was 2013 and the pattern-obsessed duo had just launched their Pattern Power festival in the Londonewcastle Project space on Redchurch Street, London. Two years later, that very same space just hosted their latest Festival of Pattern during London Design Festival—and the launch of Patternity’s first book, “A …

Pineapple Magazine

Designers Changyong Park and Patternity discuss urban greenery in Airbnb's new quarterly travel magazine

To elevate their home-rental business to another platform, today Airbnb introduced their first print publication, playfully entitled Pineapple. With contributions from conventional writers and hosts, the glossy magazine aims to take on the traditional travel publication format with a distinct voice covering a wide range of topics—culture, art, food and style alongside neighborhood guides, insider tips and local community coverage. The first issue sets its …

Pattern Power: Superstripe Festival

Anna Murray speaks about the evolution of Patternity and their month-long celebration of stripes

by Sabine Zetteler Anna Murray and Grace Winteringham comprise Patternity, the two-person powerhouse consulting on pattern-inspired projects of various scale all around the world. After meeting through mutual friends they quickly realized that despite their seemingly disparate specialties—Murray’s in photography and art direction and Winteringham’s as a textile and product designer—they shared a strong aesthetic viewpoint. In 2009 they launched a website as a public-facing, …