Visual Stories

Bold and Beautiful: A Collection of Broken Patterns

By Brada - 5 min read

With its solid colors and striking use of lines, this visual trend creates impact that is both simple and dynamic. Let yourself be hypnotized by these clever compositions.

LOW ANGLE VIEW OF BUILT STRUCTURE AGAINST CLEAR SKY
Rear view of woman standing against blue and white wall

“Pair bright tones and bold lines to create a pattern the eye clings to.”

These photos work so well because of their contrast: By pairing bright tones and bold lines they create a pattern that the eye clings to. This is particularly nice to look when the pattern is disrupted by an object in the foreground: It breaks the rule and makes the minimalism more human and relatable.

Close-up of watermelon with cream against orange background
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High angle view of snail on table
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Portrait of young man holding a white flower
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High angle view of students playing at schoolyard
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Turquoise pipe mounted on red wall
Low angle view of silver chimneys on building against clear turquoise sky
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Diving board against swimming pool
Design on edge of picture frame
Shadow of sign board on wall
Full frame shot of yellow wall
ROAD MARKING ON GRASS
Close-up of yellow pillows
Architectural detail of wall in corridor
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Triangle shape toys against red background
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Low angle view of wall
Low angle view of yellow built structure against blue sky
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Roof covered with plants against clear sky
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LOW ANGLE VIEW OF BUILT STRUCTURES

Header image by @zhizhi.

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