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 tagged Daily Quotes
Quote This

Each day we face so many choices. And sometimes it's hard to decide which way to go. Whenever I feel that crazy twitch of indecision, I remember to keep it simple. And I find comfort in the fact each of us have the power to transform the day not by making miracles happen, but simply by doing our best. 

That's why I love this advice from Lincoln:

"Whatever you are,
be a good one."

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Good Things

For me, one of the most interesting parts of being an artist is also being a storyteller. That imaginative side of telling a story as a designer includes revising my work and asking myself questions. 

Time spent creating new artwork—even when it never leaves my studio—is never wasted. For me, the best things happen creatively when I am excited to tell the next story through my art—mistakes and all.

{Image by Chris Olson. Quote by artist Agnes Martin.}

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