Kristi O'Meara is an artist and designer based Chicago, IL. She is the founder and designer at The Patternbase. O'Meara received her bachelor of fine arts in 2009 from the Kansas City Art Institute, where she studied painting, design, and fiber arts. Kristi released her first publication, The Pattern Base: Over 550 Contemporary Textile and Surface Designs through Thames & Hudson Publishing in 2015. Her work has been featured in IdN, Cool Hunting, CS | Modern Luxury, Dutch Elle, Selvedge, NSS, and WGSN homebuildlife, among others.