Print Show Tips from Ana Romero Monteiro

Thursday, May 5, 2011
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These beautiful prints are the work of textile designer Ana Romero Monteiro. I was drawn to the natural feel in Ana’s work and the way that they exude…

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Liebsten Blog Award

Thursday, April 7, 2011
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Last week Maia, from Conundrum, awarded me with the Liebsten Blog award. I had no idea what this was… But once I did a little research I was honored…

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MUSIBATTY

Thursday, March 31, 2011
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love. love. love. I am totally in love with these pieces from Mexico City based designer, Jennifer Musi. She approaches each piece “as a small sculpture, yet considers…

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Mary Katrantzou Fall ’11

Thursday, March 17, 2011
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*images via vogue.com There are way too many cool prints in this collection to post them all, so please check it out in its entirety here!

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pattern observer wants to hear from you!!!

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
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*image via Pedro Szekely Hey there! I am looking for textile/graphic/surface designers to feature on Pattern Observer. I want to share your work, your story, and what inspires…

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Organic by John Patrick

Monday, February 14, 2011
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*images via vogue.com Sweet florals and paisleys seen at the fall Organic by John Patrick show. I love the first outfit, which layers a sheer floral dress and…

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found patterns: spray paint

Monday, February 14, 2011
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* image credits clockwise: Cans by Ben Husmann, Vibrant Blue Rocks by Salvez Dodd, Spray Paint Texture by designm.ag, Faint Pink by Salvez Dodd, Spray Paint Texture 5…

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Vogue’s First Look: Suno

Saturday, February 12, 2011
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How cute is this design duo? They are the team behind Suno and are part of Vogue’s First Look series for Fall ’11. The series goes behind the…

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aprizi

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
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I had so much fun putting together this collection for Aprizi, which is a “Pandora for shopping” from independent brands and boutiques. They have an AMAZING selection of…

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At Your Leisure

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
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These little graphic gems are from the latest issue of At Your Leisure, a zine from the fine folks over at J3. In their own words: “It’s simply…

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