Featured Designer: Jessica Jones

Monday, May 22, 2017
Retro surface designer prints

Jessica Jones is a graphic designer specializing in brand identity design and surface pattern design, and we just love her crisp and bold style! Jessica is drawn to graphic…

Read More

Found Patterns: Stacked Objects

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
FoundPatterns_PatternObserver32

Images via: (clockwise from top left)  “Stacks” by studio tdes,  “Pebble Stack” by Ian Griffiths,  “Ceramic bowls” by ~My aim is true~,  “coin stacks” by frankieleon,  “stacked” by Magnus Hagdorn,  “stacks” by Michael Cory,  “Wine Corks_2813” by Barta IV,  “tire stack”  by Markus Spiske (all images cropped from original sizes)

Read More

Featured Studio: KIND OF STYLE

Friday, December 16, 2016

Lonneke de Roos is a graphic designer and the owner of KIND OF STYLE, a creative studio based in the Netherlands. Her quirky, modern patterns feature pretty fruits…

Read More

Featured Designer: Suzie Pan

Friday, December 2, 2016
wix01

Looking out my window with a cover of fresh snow on the ground, these beautifully moody digital florals by Suzie Pan feel like the perfect way to kick off December!…

Read More

Featured Designer: Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C

Friday, November 18, 2016
fabric_stack3-020-hero

Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C, is an interior designer and textile designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area who turned to textile design out of necessity: “WorkRoom…

Read More

Printsource Recap – Trade Show Takeaways and Tips from a First Time Exhibitor

Friday, November 11, 2016

*Guest post by Esther Shavon of E’FLOMAE. In August 2016 I debuted my trade show experience at Printsource New York through my print studio E’FLOMAE. Since then I…

Read More

Featured Designer: Laura Hart of Surface House

Friday, October 28, 2016
floralconcept-copy

As soon as Laura Hart’s work landed in our inbox, we became instant fans! Laura runs her own print design business in the UK called Surface House, which…

Read More

Featured Designer: Shandra Smith

Friday, October 14, 2016

What better way to wrap up this week than with these eye-catching designs from Canadian Artist and Designer Shandra Smith. Known for her bold and graphic style, Shandra…

Read More

Featured Designer: Ashley Chase

Friday, October 7, 2016
1080px_ashleychase_floral1

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…

Read More

Featured Designer: Ellie Way

Friday, September 30, 2016
bespoke-3

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…

Read More

Follow Us

About Us

At Pattern Observer we strive to help you grow your textile design business through our informative articles, interviews, tutorials, workshops and private design community, The Textile Design Lab.