Pattern vs Texture: Toast vs. Marimekko

Modern Decor

What makes a bigger visual impact…is it something quite textural and tactile? Or is it something that has a graphic pop for the eyes? We can’t help but think this Toast Hemp Crochet Table Mat and this Marimekko dot plate from Tas-ka is the perfect comparison to decide which one is a bigger visual impact.

What do you think? Let us know in the comments below…which one of these is knocking you off your feet in a visual sort of sense? Can texture and pattern even be compared?

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  1. Charlotte Sharkey

    Apr 26, 2011 at 2:57 am

    Form vs function. While the “pop” of the plate clearly catches my eye — the functionality of the hemp tablemat is more desirable. Possibly, the plate photoed better than the mat. The texture of the mat isn’t clear. Like the Etsyians say “it’s all about the photography.

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