The Wonder in Us

Yesterday I got a preview of Dutch Design Week, which runs from 19 - 27 October this year. It takes place annually in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, which is a 19-minute train ride away from where I live.

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Last week at the Amsterdam Woonbeurs I stumbled upon the photography of Bas Meeuws at More Than Classic.

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Last Tuesday I attended the Amsterdam Woonbeurs, a trade show for all things interior. I had my 6-week-old, Nathan, for company.

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So as some of you know I've been working hard over the last weeks to take some exciting steps with my wallpaper collection. The dark floral design that has received such an enthusiastic response.

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A couple of months ago I stumbled across the beautiful work of Maria Montiel (aka Cayena Blanca) in this post on the Pattern Observer blog.

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Just happened across these pillows from Designers Guild. They landed in my inbox thanks to Dalani Home and Living. Their online magazine is a great place to get inspiration.

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A new technique (for me)

4/8/2013 6:15 PM

Hello out there! I'm back and excited to share a new design with you (above and below). This is a dabble into a bit of a new technique for me.

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Amy Butler, the most inspiring of surface pattern designers, just launched a new online magazine called Blossom.

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Sabine Pieper is a Berlin-based fashion photographer/illustrator who recently illustrated an ad campaign for the Dutch company Vlisco, which I wrote about a while ago.

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Finding A Natural Focus

10/15/2012 6:54 PM

Last week I received a link in my inbox to an inspiring blog post by Michelle Fifis over at Pattern Observer. The post was titled "Filling the Void in Today's Textile Design Marketplace"

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