Chris Coco Media
Design + Illustration

Pattern Bliss

At Pattern Bliss blog I'll be sharing my favorite surface pattern design inspirations, trends, a sneak peek my pattern designs, my favorite shoes, and, of course, cute dog pictures. Plus you'll get a glimpse of what goes on inside my studio in my sketchbook series.

Posts in Fashion
Ice Princess Textile Design Collection

The Ice Princess design challenge over at Pattern Observer recently wrapped up. Here are three textile designs I created with ski apparel and equipment in mind.

Stay tuned. I'll be sharing more of the collection soon. And check out my mood board containing my pattern designs and photography from my favorite alpine playground  -- Colorado and the Rocky Mountains! 

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Geos + Sunshine + Waves

My Kahula textile design is a mix of geos, sunshine, and waves. Featuring only the happy blues.

I designed this pattern to add positive energy and fun to your workout with unexpected prints feature a mix of modern basics with bold blue hues. It is part of a textile collection for activewear.

My patterns are available for purchase on my website. Access to my online client portfolio is available to manufacturers, licensees, art directors, etc.

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Introducing My New Boho Bryony Collection

I'm passionate about wellness and setting aside some time every day to get outside to play. As a designer, my patterns are inspired by the outdoors--especially the way light plays with colors at such a high elevation here in Colorado. One of my favorite things to do for design research--and for fun--is to pack up my ski gear and head to one of the nearby resorts--Breckenridge, Beaver Creek, Vail, or Keystone. 

My new design collection, Boho Bryony, was created with activewear in mind. When I design a textile I'm thinking about how the colors and patterns can be energizing or calming.  Often my inspiration for a new design comes from photos I take while skiing, hiking with my dogs, or exploring new places. I'm always looking at what people wear and what colors, patterns and designs flatter the body. I am that girl who stops someone in line getting coffee and asks "where did you get that great parka?"

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