Repeat performance

Patterns are everywhere, from design and illustration to fashion and home interiors. It's not difficult to see the appeal. Decorative and contemplative, classic yet contemporary, they entice and inspire.

In recent years pattern design has enjoyed a renaissance, with innovative printing techniques encouraging artists to produce evocative wallpapers, textiles and ceramics. For some, the renewed interest is also a backlash against austerity and a celebration of beautification in the face of cutbacks and the perceived credit crunch.

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The Creative Bloq team is made up of a group of design fans, and has changed and evolved since Creative Bloq began back in 2012. The current website team consists of eight full-time members of staff: Editor Georgia Coggan, Deputy Editor Rosie Hilder, Ecommerce Editor Beren Neale, Senior News Editor Daniel Piper, Editor, Digital Art and 3D Ian Dean, Tech Reviews Editor Erlingur Einarsson and Ecommerce Writer Beth Nicholls and Staff Writer Natalie Fear, as well as a roster of freelancers from around the world. The 3D World and ImagineFX magazine teams also pitch in, ensuring that content from 3D World and ImagineFX is represented on Creative Bloq.