The Wonder in Us

A new technique (for me)

4/8/2013 12:15 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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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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Finding A Natural Focus

10/15/2012 12:54 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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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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A while ago I launched a logo design contest on 99designs.com. It was a great experience that I can highly recommend for people in need of logos.

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Today is a day for shameless self-promotion. I apologize ... But ... I just submitted an entry for a contest: Vanilia (a Dutch clothing brand) is looking for a t-shirt design.

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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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