Found Patterns: Fall in The South

Monday, November 7, 2011
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  These are just a few shots from my recent trip home to South Carolina. Fall is a beautiful time in the South and I was really inspired…

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Surface Designer: Kim Buchheit

Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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Today I am delighted to share with you one of my favorite entrants to my “What’s Your Story” submission request. Meet Kim Buchheit. She is a surface designer that…

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Found Pattern: The Garden

Monday, August 1, 2011
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* images via PATTERN OBSERVER A few pictures from my Mother-In-Law’s AMAZING garden in New York

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Top Three Floral Trends for Fall 2012

Thursday, June 30, 2011
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A few days ago I received a great question via the Pattern Observer facebook page. Lindsay asked, “Hi Pattern Observer, are you seeing any trends for fall florals?” My answer…

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Found Patterns: Farmers Market Florals

Monday, June 13, 2011
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*images(clockwise): “Farmers Market San Fran” by Swami Stream, “Mums” by Chucka_nc, “Ranunculus” by Kristen Taylor, “Farmers Market” by micurs, “Venice Farmers Market” by Kristen Taylor, “Ranunculus” by Kristen…

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Sharon Shalita & Maytal Barokas

Friday, April 15, 2011
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I was so excited when these amazing pieces arrived in my inbox. These hand-printed and hand-woven textiles come from the hands of Sharon Shalita and Meytal Barokas. The series…

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Found Pattern: Flower Fields

Monday, April 11, 2011
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*image credits(clockwise): “Fall Colors” by Nic McPhee, “Carlsbad Flower Field” by Akaporn Bhothisuwan, “Fields of flowers at Carlsbad, CA” by Joseph Francis, “Daffodil Field” by Mike Gifford *image credits(clockwise):…

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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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marchesa fall 2011

Friday, February 18, 2011
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images via vogue.com; photos by Joe Schildhorn/Courtesy of Marchesa These photos of the fall Marchesa collection are breathtaking. I just adore all the details! I’ll post a few…

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