The Wonder in Us

Out there, at last

6/7/2013 6:06 PM

So, it seems that something totally fantastic has happened ... One of my designs has gone viral on Pinterest and I have been getting tons of requests for it, from all around the world, every day since!

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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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DIY gift wrap and envelopes

4/12/2013 6:13 PM

Today Spoonflower announced that they are adding custom printed gift wrap to their product offerings. For $15 you can print a 26" x 6' roll on matte or satin paper.

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

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The past couple of weeks have had me struggling with another bout of homesickness. Strangely, the images of tragedy striking New York City (again) made me feel like I should be there.

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A few weeks ago, after I returned home from a fantastic weekend trip to Paris, where I took lots of colorful photos, I wrote this post about quieting down a bit.

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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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Feeling stuck, but hopeful.

10/11/2012 6:56 PM

This week I've been doing what feels like banging my head against a wall, trying to complete a new design series. Does this ever happen to you?

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Paris. Now quieting down.

10/4/2012 7:00 PM

Last weekend I had the privilege of visiting my favorite city in the world - Paris - for the 8th time. I'm definitely neglecting the rest of the world with my repeated adventures

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