Pencil Parade Art Collective

Saturday, May 20, 2017
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Left: Betsy Siber, Right: Brooke Glaser   If you’re in New York for the next few days, the ladies of Pencil Parade Art Collective would love to meet you at Blue Print…

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Featured Designer: Jocelyn Proust

Monday, May 15, 2017
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Surtex kicks off in just under a week, and Jocelyn Proust will be exhibiting there for the second time alongside her Four Corners Art Collective colleagues, Beth Schneider, Pippa Shaw and Emma…

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Studio Kelkka

Sunday, May 14, 2017
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We are big fans of the beautiful, bold prints coming out of Studio Kelkka, a Finnish surface design studio comprised of ten designers who “combine nordic essence with playful & fun…

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Featured Designer: Jessica Hogarth

Saturday, May 13, 2017
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  We are thrilled to share the work of UK-based designer Jessica Hogarth, whose whimsical cityscapes strike a delightful balance between being thoroughly modern yet also nostalgia-inducing. Jessica was born and raised in Robin Hood’s Bay, “a…

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Featured Designer: Elizabeth McGarrigle

Friday, May 12, 2017
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Today we are honored to share the work of Elizabeth McGarrigle, who will be exhibiting at Surtex this month with Nerida Hansen Print & Textiles in booth #3017. I am drawn…

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Featured Designer: Rachael King

Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Today we are continuing our Surtex features with the talented Rachael King! Rachael is an Australian surface designer whose strongest childhood memories revolve around “constantly, making, painting, creating” and how…

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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…

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

Wednesday, August 17, 2016
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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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Heimtextil 2016 – First time exhibitor experience – by Elena Belokrinitski

Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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I’ve been dreaming about the Heimtextil Fair for ages. Ever since I was a Textile Major at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, I’d been hearing a…

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Indigo/Premiere Vision Field Report

Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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Post by Lidija Paradinović Nagulov of Celandine Design I spent February 10th to 12th in Paris, walking the Premiere Vision print show. It was my first print show, and I…

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