2016 Victories

Friday, January 6, 2017

We recently wrapped up our 2017 goals course in the Textile Design Lab. The first assignment in the course was for each designer to take a moment to…

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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: Suzie Pan

Friday, December 2, 2016
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Looking out my window with a cover of fresh snow on the ground, these beautifully moody digital florals by Suzie Pan feel like the perfect way to kick off December!…

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Featured Designer: Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C

Friday, November 18, 2016
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Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C, is an interior designer and textile designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area who turned to textile design out of necessity: “WorkRoom…

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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: Mimi Chao

Friday, November 4, 2016

Looking to end your week on an inspiring note? This week’s featured designer post is for you: Mimi Chao started her career as a corporate attorney, but bravely…

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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 “Lost in Space” Collection from Interiors by Element

Friday, October 21, 2016

Interiors by Element has just launched their new ‘Lost in Space’ collection, “a dramatic collection of six rugs inspired by stars, planets and other celestial bodies. Shooting stars,…

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Featured Designer: Shandra Smith

Friday, October 14, 2016

What better way to wrap up this week than with these eye-catching designs from Canadian Artist and Designer Shandra Smith. Known for her bold and graphic style, Shandra…

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Featured Designer: Cathrin Gressieker

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

It’s always interesting for me to learn about what inspires different designers. Some designers are inspired by their environment, some are inspired by their families, others find inspiration…

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