Maggie Mertz:Kimono Inspired Wallpaper

I was very inspired by the patterns prevalent in the traditional Kimono of the Edo period in Japan . Each kimono held a lot of symbolism in its imagery and use of pattern, color, and ornamentation. I studied and tried to emulate these patterns here, in an inspired yet distinct pattern, that, like the Edo period kimonos, reflects the person it belongs to.

 

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