Featured Studio: KIND OF STYLE

Friday, December 16, 2016

Lonneke de Roos is a graphic designer and the owner of KIND OF STYLE, a creative studio based in the Netherlands. Her quirky, modern patterns feature pretty fruits…

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Featured Designer: Laura Hart of Surface House

Friday, October 28, 2016
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As soon as Laura Hart’s work landed in our inbox, we became instant fans! Laura runs her own print design business in the UK called Surface House, which…

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The Latest from Vivian Kvitka

Friday, September 9, 2016
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It’s a pleasure to welcome Vivian Kvitka (a.k.a. The Good Viv) back to the blog–you may remember her from this feature last fall. Earlier this summer Vivian launched her first line…

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The Brise Soleil Collection by Skinny laMinx

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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We’ve been Skinny laMinx fans for quite some time, so it was a real treat to hear from owner and head designer Heather Moore with news of the latest collection, Brise Soleil. Read on…

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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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Screen Printed Products by Ailsa Lishman

Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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Ailsa Lishman is a recent graduate from Manchester School of Art, where she specialized in printed textiles for interiors. She currently offers a beautiful array of hand screen printed pillows, as…

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Stefanel Knitwear

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
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Stefanel is an Italian fashion brand with a “passion and know-how for knitwear,” and this fall they presented a collaboration with Eva Geraldine Fontanelli for a “sweater couture capsule collection inspired by an eco-friendly…

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The Savannah Hayes Inaugural Collection

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
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All photos by Janelle Bendycki   Savannah Hayes is a textile designer based in Pittsburgh, PA. She recently launched her first collection of products, which include fabric by the yard,…

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Amy Reber’s Seafarer Collection

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
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You may remember Amy Reber as the winner of the P&B Textiles and Pattern Observer 2015 Textile Design Competition. Well Amy has been a very busy bee this year…

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