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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Featured Designer: Gillian Arnold

Friday, April 8, 2016

Some weeks I look at our featured designer’s work and a million thoughts and insights and observations come to mind. Other weeks I am left speechless; totally in…

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Vivien Haley’s Elementa Collection

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
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It is always such a joy to hear from designers we’ve featured in the past and see what new and wonderful things they are up to. Vivien Haley…

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Featured Designer: Bryna Shields

Friday, April 1, 2016

You are certainly in for a textural treat today! We are excited to feature the work of Bryna Shields, an illustrator and surface designer based in Portland, OR….

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