The Brise Soleil Collection by Skinny laMinx

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Skinny laMinx Cushions

We’ve been Skinny laMinx fans for quite some time, so it was a real treat to hear from owner and head designer Heather Moore with news of the latest collection, Brise Soleil. Read on…

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Featured Designer: Courtney Capone

Friday, June 17, 2016

Courtney Capone is a New York-based designer and illustrator specializing in surface pattern design. Her lifelong love of doodling, which used to get her in trouble in class,…

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Featured Designer: Megan Read

Friday, June 10, 2016
Megan Read, featured designer on Pattern Observer  https://patternobserver.com/2016/06/10/featured-designer-megan-read/

Talent alert!! Megan Read completely wowed us with her whimsical illustrative patterns, and not just due to the painstaking detail found in her work (which alone is quite something to…

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Surtex Preview: Rebecca Stoner

Sunday, May 15, 2016
Rebecca Stoner Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/15/surtex-preview-rebecca-stoner/

Rebecca Stoner is a Surface Pattern Designer and Illustrator based in the UK and is making her debut at Surtex with her new licensing agent MHS Licensing!  She creates…

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Surtex Preview: Natasha Kirby

Saturday, May 14, 2016
Natasha Kirby Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/14/surtex-preview-natasha-kirby/

Natasha Kirby is a painter and surface designer based in London and Kent. We are head-over-heels for her colorful, detailed florals and are so excited to share her…

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Surtex Preview: Amy Sia

Friday, May 13, 2016
Amy Sia Surtex preview on Pattern Observer https://patternobserver.com/2016/05/13/surtex-preview-amy-sia/

We have been big fans of Amy Sia‘s for a long time and are thrilled to welcome her back to the blog just a few days before her…

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Field Trip: a New Pattern & Illustration Event

Monday, May 9, 2016
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Field Trip is a “new pattern & illustration event conceived by a small, but diverse group of talented and established artists. It was created out of a mutual…

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Surtex Preview: Amy Frazer

Friday, May 6, 2016

If you are heading to Surtex this month be sure to stop by booth #565 to meet the talented Amy Frazer! Amy trained as a fine artist and…

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Surtex Preview: Fizah Malik

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

We are excited to continue our Surtex features by welcoming back Fizah Malik who we first featured in October 2015. Since that time Fizah has joined a new…

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Surtex Preview: Kevin Brackley

Friday, April 22, 2016
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To kick off this year’s Surtex features we are featuring the work of surface pattern and graphic designer (and Textile Design Lab member!) Kevin Brackley, who will be exhibiting at…

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