Marimekko... colour, pattern, fabric, textiles, printed, clothes - joy!
Truth can be even stranger than science fiction. I innocently typed in a word search for "star scarf" as I like graphic designs for stars... and a whole world of hitherto unlinked subjects swam into my startled view.... Like Spock "knitting" (kudos to Mouzeron for her funky imagination and graphic design skills). But of course, …
Look and be inspired. Colourful, imaginative, innovative, daring and my dear, the patterns! Somehow, the video has chosen a bland photo - but trust me, click on the play button and a world of wonder will be shown to you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzd9BEuKdh0 (I want a cushion like that one on his settee)
Cara Murphy, based in Northern Ireland designs astonishing silverware. (it's a bowl) See Cara describe her work in a BBC arts show (2 minutes) at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04r0t9l (a still from the programme) See more of her bold designs on her website: http://www.caramurphy.com/
Elena Nuez is an industrial designer in Spain - and she generously shares her beautiful photos with the world. Outstanding. Inspirational. Check them out on her blog, from which all these pics were taken. Just a few of many.
if you have an attic room with sloping ceilings, in a white or off-white colour but fancy something bold - here's one idea and colourway to distract from awkward angles and blandness. (a royal, warm blue could be fairly fantastic too, methinks, or a rich green less definite than British Racing Green). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JS6_GPF_8J8