Nature is filled with interesting colors and juxtapositions. Sometimes an organic shot is better than anything you can dream up for using as a pattern.
Waterdrops on flower by Sophie
Macro photography gives a close-up, detailed look at the the hidden treasures which are all around us.
See the entire Reflecting on Design series.
The point is to find beauty elsewhere; photographs, typography, architecture, fine art, industrial design. Just maybe they’ll help wake up your inner designer.