Inside Lottozero

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Inside Lottozero is an international exhibition currently taking place at Lottozero / textile laboratories — “a center for textile design, art and exchange with an open lab for textile production,…

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Featured Designer: Ryan Swanson

Friday, July 8, 2016
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The motto that greets you on the homepage of Ryan Swanson’s website is, “I Work As A Designer But I’m Secretly An Artist.” Ryan is a graduate of Savannah College of Art…

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Featured Designer: Simone Evans

Friday, June 3, 2016

Simone Evans is a passionate artist and textile designer of many talents! As a Shibori-dyer she works with bold and beautiful colors, then constructs garments for women of…

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Featured Designer: Frances Ellen Shaw

Friday, May 20, 2016

Today we are delighted to welcome Frances Ellen Shaw as our featured designer of the week! Frances is a surface pattern designer who is soon to be graduating…

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Surtex Preview: Amy Sia

Friday, May 13, 2016
Amy Sia Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/13/surtex-preview-amy-sia/

We have been big fans of Amy Sia‘s for a long time and are thrilled to welcome her back to the blog just a few days before her…

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Field Trip: a New Pattern & Illustration Event

Monday, May 9, 2016
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Field Trip is a “new pattern & illustration event conceived by a small, but diverse group of talented and established artists. It was created out of a mutual…

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Featured Designer: Gillian Arnold

Friday, April 8, 2016

Some weeks I look at our featured designer’s work and a million thoughts and insights and observations come to mind. Other weeks I am left speechless; totally in…

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Vivien Haley’s Elementa Collection

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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It is always such a joy to hear from designers we’ve featured in the past and see what new and wonderful things they are up to. Vivien Haley…

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Featured Designer: Joan Élan Davis

Friday, March 25, 2016
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Today we are thrilled to share the work of Joan élan Davis, International Floral and Abstract Painter. Known originally for her signature floral paintings, Joan élan Davis’ career…

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Featured Designer: Giulia Gazza

Friday, February 26, 2016

I am delighted to take a momentary departure from our world of printed patterns to share with you the work of Giulia Gazza. Giulia designed and created all…

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