Featured Designer: Suzie Pan

Friday, December 2, 2016
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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!…

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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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Interview with Eva Carlavilla, Guest Expert for November in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, November 7, 2016

  Eva Carlavilla is a freelance textile designer and artist who will be joining us as our guest expert this month in the Textile Design Lab. Eva will be offering…

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Featured Designer: Laura Hart of Surface House

Friday, October 28, 2016
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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…

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The “Lost in Space” Collection from Interiors by Element

Friday, October 21, 2016

Interiors by Element has just launched their new ‘Lost in Space’ collection, “a dramatic collection of six rugs inspired by stars, planets and other celestial bodies. Shooting stars,…

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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…

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Featured Designer: Ashley Chase

Friday, October 7, 2016
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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…

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Featured Designer: Ellie Way

Friday, September 30, 2016
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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…

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Featured Designer: Gauri Malhotra

Friday, September 23, 2016

Textures, details, and layers—these are all things we love as textile designers and no one uses them in a more exquisite way than designer Gauri Malhotra. We first…

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Featured Designer: Richard Baker

Friday, September 16, 2016
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Today we are highlighting the amazing work of UK-based surface pattern designer Richard Baker. His bold and vibrant florals are such a breath of fresh air and we…

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