Featured Designer: Stephanie Symns

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Born in New Zealand and in love with art, no one was more surprised than Stephanie Symns when she ended up going to college for business—earning that more…

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Featured Designer: Zoe Watson

Monday, October 10, 2016

Like most of us, Zoe Watson never imagined that she would find herself “designing and experimenting for a living.” And likewise, many of us can agree with Zoe…

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Featured Designer: Ashley Chase

Friday, October 7, 2016

This week we are thrilled to introduce you to Ashley Chase. Ashley is a fashion designer, artist and textile designer who grew up on Martha’s Vineyard and quickly…

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Featured Designer: Tessa Hall

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

On an exciting trip to Hong Kong back in 2006, Tessa Hall stumbled into surface pattern design quite by happenstance. She’d been browsing the fabric markets and had…

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Featured Designer: Ellie Way

Friday, September 30, 2016

Ellie Way recently finished her degree in Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design at Leeds College of Art, and exhibited three unique collections at her Degree Show and at New Designers…

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Featured Designer: Gauri Malhotra

Friday, September 23, 2016

Textures, details, and layers—these are all things we love as textile designers and no one uses them in a more exquisite way than designer Gauri Malhotra. We first…

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Featured Designer: Richard Baker

Friday, September 16, 2016

Today we are highlighting the amazing work of UK-based surface pattern designer Richard Baker. His bold and vibrant florals are such a breath of fresh air and we…

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Featured Designer: Esther Jongste

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Esther Jongste is a long time member of Pattern Observer and the Textile Design Lab and we are honored to welcome her to the blog today. Her passion and…

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Linea Germania Kinetic Collection

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Linea Germania, design by Mengly Hernandez.

Linea Germania is a signature line of scarves created by Mengly Germania Hernandez. “Mengly is a native New Yorker who brings a unique perspective to her textiles creating prints through…

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Caroline Cecil Textiles at Designer Camp

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Caroline Cecil is the CEO and founder of Caroline Cecil Textiles (you may remember her as our Textile Design Lab guest expert from last October–check out her interview here.)…

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