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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Interview with Jackie Shapiro of French Bull

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

As our guest expert this month in the Textile Design Lab, French Bull founder Jackie Shapiro kindly agreed to an in-depth interview on her business and designing for the…

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Photoshop for Designers Featured Alumna: Meredith Haake

Friday, August 26, 2016

Photoshop for Designers is our six week workshop that starts on September 12, 2016. Today we are highlighting the work of PFD alumna Meredith Haake, who took the course when it ran this…

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Featured Designer: Jere Brooks

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

   Hi! My name is Jere Brooks and I’m a pattern designer living in beautiful Prince Edward Island, Canada. Pattern and colour influence the way I view the…

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Exhibiting at Licensing Expo – Recap by Susanne Kasielke

Monday, August 22, 2016

Susanne Kasielke exhibited for the first time at Licensing Expo this past June and was kind enough to write up this informative post to tell us all about her…

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Featured Designer: Noa Ambar-Regev

Thursday, August 18, 2016
Surface Pattern Design by PINEAPPLE Studio (5)

Noa Ambar-Regev is a textile and surface pattern designer who designs for children’s apparel and home décor, as well as for the stationery and quilting markets. Noa founded…

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A Tale of Three Trade Shows & Beyond by Four Corners Art Collective

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

This is the third and final installment in a series of guest posts by Four Corners Art Collective. You can read part one HERE and part two HERE.   Last week…

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Featured Designer: Marina Oliveira of Cottonflower Studio

Friday, August 12, 2016

Marina Oliveira is a surface pattern designer and illustrator who lives in Brazil with her husband, her three cats and a dog. She graduated in architecture and worked for ten years as an interior designer…

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