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: Jenny Edwards

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Jenny Edwards is the talented designer behind the UK-based Jenny Lemon Pattern Co. We just love her fun and colorful florals and patterned products, and are delighted to announce that she…

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Featured Designer: E’FLOMAE

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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You may remember Esther Shavon from her informative guest post on exhibiting at Printsource, in which she provides some wonderful tips and advice for first time exhibitors. This…

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Featured Designer: Diane Sullivan

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Diane Sullivan’s path to surface design started with a formal education in clinical social work and a background as a potter for a number of years. Diane grew up in a…

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Featured Designer: Kelly Kratzing

Monday, May 15, 2017
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Surtex is just around the corner–are you attending? If so,  you won’t want to miss the beautiful new designs by surface pattern designer and illustrator Kelly Kratzing. The Melbourne, Australia-based…

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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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