The Wonder in Us

Paris. Now quieting down.

10/4/2012 1:00 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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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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Did you know it's the yarn and fiber folks we need to be watching for trend direction? That they're always signaling what's next?

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Wallpaper Designs

9/11/2012 1:06 PM

Here are some of my recent wallpaper designs in context. These and others will be shown tomorrow and Thursday at Indigo Brussels. For a while I was really focused on...

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Feature in MOYO Magazine

8/24/2012 1:10 PM

Rachael Taylor and Beth Nicholls have just released the first issue of the world's first ever online magazine dedicated to surface design! It's called MOYO Magazine.

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Ocean Sparkle* Sketches

8/20/2012 1:11 PM

Spent part of this past weekend drawing, painting and collaging some inspiration for the Ocean Sparkle* series. I like the contrast of the loose and watery paint.

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Ocean Sparkle* Target Customer

8/17/2012 1:12 PM

Here is my target customer for the new Ocean Sparkle series: Liz. Her wardrobe style, phylosophy and house style. Next steps are: sketches and - yay - designs!

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New mood: Ocean Sparkle*

8/14/2012 1:14 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 1:17 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 1:21 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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