The Wonder in Us

New mood: Ocean Sparkle*

8/14/2012 7:14 PM

Okay so my new inspiration for this blog is to document my design process, starting with these mood boards. Do you work with mood boards?

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Abstract Impressionist Flowers

8/13/2012 7:17 PM

I'm finally back after a great summer vacation, visiting my family in New England and getting a break from the computer. I've got some new inspirations for the blog.

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Painterly prints

6/18/2012 7:21 PM

This is amazing inspiration for painterly approaches to surface design! At moniquilla.com you have a unique chance to look at a surface designer's (Mónica Muñoz') prints.

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Ana Romero Monteiro is an amazingly talented (and really kind and generous!) surface designer who I met about 2.5 years ago when I was walking the Printsource show.

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Last weekend I took my 4-year-old daughter Ruby to see the exhibit on Vlisco fabrics at the Museum Moderne Kunst Arnhem. The idea was to get some inspiration for a 'tribal' series.

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This morning I came across a great new (to me) source of inspiration at www.patternprintsjournal.com. It's a blog about "trends, news, inspirations about patterns, prints and surface design.

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Inspiration at polyvore.com

2/28/2012 7:39 PM

While Googling this Oscar de la Renta dress for inspiration for my latest design, I stumbled upon a fantastic site for fashion trend inspiration: www.polyvore.com.

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Antwerp impressions

2/21/2012 7:41 PM

Lovely afternoon in antwerp yesterday. here are some collages of what i saw. the palette that caught my eye for womenswear was this neutral one.

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