Jackie Tahara creates gorgeous and wonderful surface pattern designs at UnBlink Studio, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and she wanted to share some of her newest designs, with themes including florals, insects and fun conversationals. Always learning, she loves to participate in portfolio building courses, such as Victoria Johnson’s Create Collections, and is an active member of the new
I recently posted a couple of photo reports on John Lewis home decor. But I didn't get round to finishing them off with a look at nursery decor. So here we have a selection from their current range of children's bedding, which now includes a collaboration with Pottery Barn Kids.
Karen Vermeulen is our latest entry in the Designers for Hire Directory. An illustrator and designer Karen lives in Cape Town, South Africa with her cat (called Sir Henry Baba Ganoush the Bohemian!) Karen loves creating funny, quirky designs that spread happiness. Her work is suitable for kids and playful adults. She works across several disciplines, including surface pattern design,
Designer Feena Brooks has created new collection for Cloud 9 Fabrics. 'Stockbridge' celebrates the woodland and flora of Hampshire, UK. The palette is suffused with rich, vibrant greens, soft pinks and blues and the shock of golden yellow. The collection was designed with her Grandmother's flower garden in mind. Giving its name to the collection, Stockbridge is a rich, heady mix of stocks,
There are also some other great fabric collections in the pipeline at Cloud9. One of those is 'Plant Peeps' by Meenal Patel coming in October 2019.
And due this month 'Natural Beauty' by Louise Cunningham.
Due in November 2019 - 'Forest Jewels' by the brilliant Kate Merritt.
Next month (August 2019) will see the release of 'A House in Bloom' by Sarah York.
My Friday eye candy this week looks at my favourite topic - kids design, but this time I thought I would focus on boys. I am always photographing kidswear etc and am aware that I am mostly drawn towards girls design which I find more interesting and colourful. But this time I made concious effort this time to see what was happening in boys design. All these products are available in Tesco
We have a lovely new entry in the Designers for Hire Directory today. Lisa Redhead is a pattern designer and illustrator based in Calgary, Canada. Lisa is originally from Lincoln in the UK where she attended art college and then trained as a graphic designer at the London College of Printing (University of the Arts London). She has always had a love of fashion, pattern and colour and so surface
Regular readers will know I love a bit of patterned packaging, so it was great to spot these beautiful designs from DAN300. They are from their latest Resort Collection released for AW2019 - which of course in DAN300's native Australia is actually the time for hot weather and holidays. Named after popular resorts such as Capri, Palm Springs and Santorini you can find the whole selection online
We are super lucky today to have a sneak preview of new work from design agency Jehane Ltd.Jehane Ltd is a new UK based agency which is going from strength to strength. Personally run by artist and art agent Jehane Boden Spiers, the agency is celebrating new partnerships and opportunities after a successful debut USA trade show at Blueprint New York in May. Jehane’s portfolios are hugely