The Wonder in Us

Oh boy, do I have a feast for surface-designing eyes to share with you today! On Saturday, I visited the exhibit 'Vlisco Unfolded' at Dutch Design Week.

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My newest design

6/3/2013 6:07 PM

I used some new techniques in this latest design, shown here on wallpaper. I'm also imagining it on silk pillows, or even a silk dress. What do you think?

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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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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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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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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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Last week I checked out one of Tricia Guild's books from the library, and she got me really inspired about wallpaper design, or designing for interiors in general.

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