Found Patterns: Fossils

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Fossil Heaven” by Mike Beauregard (cropped from original),  “Spinners” by Mike Beauregard (cropped from original),  “Diploria fossil brain coral on Devil’s Point Hardground (Cockburn Town Member, Grotto Beach Formation,…

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Interview with Maria Ogedengbe, Guest Expert for February in the Textile Design Lab

Sunday, February 7, 2016
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It is our great pleasure to welcome back Maria Ogedengbe to the blog this month (you may remember her as a featured artist from this past fall,) and to announce that…

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Textile Design Lab Member Spotlight: Casey Saccomanno

Friday, February 5, 2016
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Today I am so thrilled to turn the spotlight on Textile Design Lab member Casey Saccomanno, whose intricate hand-painted style never ceases to make my mouth drop open and my eyes widen…

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Featured Designer: Kate Hougen of MiraJeanDesigns

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Photo credits: MiraJeanDesigns and Shelly Han Photography Kate Hougen is the owner and designer behind the “colorful and coastal” MiraJeanDesigns, whose mission is “to make homes brighter via…

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Featured Designer: Anne Kulasi

Friday, January 29, 2016

I love Anne Kulasi’s use of a limited color palette in these patterns from her Botanica home décor collection. Unlike apparel, which you can change day by day, or even hour by…

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From the Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Tropical Iridescence” Collections

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
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We had another bang-up round of Chelsea’s Challenge in the Textile Design Lab, with some truly stunning pattern collections created around WGSN’s “Tropical Iridescence” trend. I can’t tell you how inspiring…

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Featured Designer: Aïnhoa Landa Imaz

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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Today’s featured designer is Textile Design Lab member Aïnhoa Landa Imaz, a surface/graphic and motion graphics designer who hand-paints beautiful silk scarves and kaftans under her brand name Amai. Read…

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Featured Designer: Christelle Cellier

Friday, January 8, 2016
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To wrap up the week we are delighted to feature the work of Christelle Cellier, a graphic artist and textile designer based in Lille, France. After twelve years…

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From The Textile Design Lab: Chelsea’s Challenge – “Tidal Beachcomber” Collections

Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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If you’re a regular reader of the blog you probably saw Chelsea’s tutorial from last month inspired by WGSN’s “Tidal Beachcomber” trend for Spring/ Summer ’17, and our subsequent…

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Featured Designer: Alicia Chimento

Friday, December 18, 2015
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Textile designer and artist Alicia Chimento is an active member of our Textile Design Lab community and it is our great honor to share her work with you today….

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