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50 Playful Prints and Patterns

— November 8, 2008 — Art & Design
This fun cluster can provide inspiration for anyone, whether you’re a professional interior designer or you’re fashionably clueless. It includes all sorts of patterns, from those found organically in nature, to the craziest prints found on haute couture runways.

Prints and patterns have become immensely popular in the last year, and their presence promises to continue to be strong going into 2009.

For inspiration on how to add a small splash—or a sea—of design into your life, peruse the fun slideshow below.
4.5
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
50
Encouraging Stains for Clothing Designs
Encouraging Stains for Clothing Designs
The Renewable Dress (UPDATE)
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49
Designer Diggers 2
Designer Diggers 2
Christian LaCroix Garden Set
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48
Army-Inspired Decor
Army-Inspired Decor
Tank U Vases
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47
Extreme Mural Houses
Extreme Mural Houses
Architectural Canvases
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46
Celebrating Frayed Art
Celebrating Frayed Art
The Fringe Projects
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45
Cutting Up Dresses in Fancy Patterns
Cutting Up Dresses in Fancy Patterns
Robert Ryan's Creations
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44
Sofa is the New Rug
Sofa is the New Rug
The East Meets West Sofa
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43
Light Emitting Sofas
Light Emitting Sofas
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42
Flamingo Print Retro
Flamingo Print Retro
Just Cavalli Fall 2008
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41
Dead Trees & Floral Prints
Dead Trees & Floral Prints
Roberto Cavalli Spring 2009 Men's
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40
Mom-Worn Baby Hammocks
Mom-Worn Baby Hammocks
Hostling Slings
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39
Eudora Lamp Chair
Eudora Lamp Chair
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38
Patterned Animal Dishware
Patterned Animal Dishware
Cow-Shaped Creamers
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37
Shoe Totes
Shoe Totes
Bags With Style
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36
Fiercely Elegant Prints
Fiercely Elegant Prints
Exotic Patterned Gowns for Winter 2008
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35
Diet Coke Design Cans
Diet Coke Design Cans
Inspired By Irish Designers
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34
Patterned Shoe Soles
Patterned Shoe Soles
Emilio Pucci Booties
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33
$1.35 Million Lingerie
$1.35 Million Lingerie
Bra With 100 Glittering Diamonds
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32
Kimino Street Wear
Kimino Street Wear
'Zillion' Baseball Caps by David Guarino
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31
Rainbow Fashion
Rainbow Fashion
Vibrant & Multi-Colored Is Hot
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30
Patterned Tights
Patterned Tights
Fall Fashions Have Legs
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29
Temporary Skin Patterns
Temporary Skin Patterns
Cut Here Tattoos
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28
Funky Graphic iPhone Skins
Funky Graphic iPhone Skins
Skinizi
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27
Polka Dot Dresses
Polka Dot Dresses
Betsey Johnson Brings Back 90s
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26
Luxury Motorcycle Helmets
Luxury Motorcycle Helmets
Les Atelier Ruby
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25
Plaid Street Fashion
Plaid Street Fashion
Preppy Punk at House of Holland (Fall 2008)
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24
Embossed Bodies
Embossed Bodies
Ninette van Kamp Lingerie
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23
Man Scarves
Man Scarves
Bottega Veneta Highlights at Milan Fashion Week
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22
Retro Travelling
Retro Travelling
Samsonite Fashionaire Collection Relaunched
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21
Custom Toilet Paper
Custom Toilet Paper
Fashionably Tacky Bathroom Patterns
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20
Bold Patterned Tights
Bold Patterned Tights
Look Bodacious in Audacious Legwear
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19
Skin Conditions as Art
Skin Conditions as Art
Dermatographia Canvas
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18
Fierce Couture Stemwear
Fierce Couture Stemwear
Sequined Tights at Ohne Titel
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17
Leggings with Bold Patterns
Leggings with Bold Patterns
Costume Dept Avoids Basic Black
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16
3D LED Window Displays
3D LED Window Displays
Harrod's "Senses" Campaign
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15
Candy-Colored Floor Decor
Candy-Colored Floor Decor
Trippy Vinyl Tape Art
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14
Rebellious Raingear
Rebellious Raingear
Chooka Rain Boots
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13
Couture Wallpaper
Couture Wallpaper
Nama Rococo Hand-Printed Wallpaper
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12
Exotic Flower Fashion
Exotic Flower Fashion
Christian Dior-Chids
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11
Feminized Garden Tools
Feminized Garden Tools
Cal Lane Designer Shovels
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10
Origami Print Fashion
Origami Print Fashion
Basso and Brooke Spring 2009
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9
Branded Baby Bottles
Branded Baby Bottles
The Dolce & Gabbana Feeding Set
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8
Sun Tattoos
Sun Tattoos
Tanning a Pattern of Art on Your Body
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7
Etched Samurai Racing Suits
Etched Samurai Racing Suits
The Tattoo Ykz. by Dainese
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6
3D Wall Coverings
3D Wall Coverings
Hanna Nyman Peel-Back Wallpaper
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5
Pocahontas Pretty
Pocahontas Pretty
Native American Fashion
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4
Light Tattoos & Skin Embossing
Light Tattoos & Skin Embossing
Temporary Body Mods by Kye Ok Kim
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3
Androgynous Gypsy Fashion
Androgynous Gypsy Fashion
Gucci Fall 2008 Collection in Milan
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2
Vibrant African Couture
Vibrant African Couture
Vlisco Designer Textiles
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1
Floral Men's Shoes
Floral Men's Shoes
Gucci Spring 2009 Menswear
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