On my work table, samples of fabrics, wallpaper, paint and other materials collect as I put together schemes for rooms. I sort them frequently in colors and patterns, it is like a palette.
Herringbone is a pattern I have always loved, I like the simple geometry of it, the change in threading the heddles on a loom, from 1,2,3,4, to 4,3,2,1, so simple but effective.
It is a fabric and pattern usually used for mens suits, a tweed jacket, but I like to see it on a wing back chair, a slipper chair or cover a sofa in it. Simple, dynamic, tailored.