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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Interiors by Element

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
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We love getting updates from past featured designers and seeing what new and exciting things they are up to! Perhaps you remember Belma Kapetanovic’s work from our feature a few autumns back…

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Studio Feature: All The Fruits

Friday, June 27, 2014
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Today’s featured studio just brings a smile to my face with their fun, quirky patterns! What I love about the All The Fruits style is their ability to…

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Wallpaper Printing Methods: Part II

Monday, June 2, 2014
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*Post by Tennyson Tippy. Missed Part I? Check it out here. SCREEN PRINTING Perhaps the most widely known and understood printing process, flatbed screen printing was developed in the 1940s…

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Wallpaper Patterns with Quercus & Co.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Quercus & Co. is a wallpaper design and printing company based in Redfern, Sydney, which was launched in May 2012 by Adam Jones. A graduate of Textile Art at…

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Wallpaper Printing Methods: Part I

Monday, May 5, 2014
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*Post by Tennyson Tippy Throughout the centuries, we’ve developed several ways of reproducing artwork to adorn our walls. Remarkably, some our earliest methods are still in use today. In…

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Print Studio: Pegasus

Friday, April 25, 2014
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These beautiful prints and patterns were sent to us from the the textile designers at Pegasus, a Rio de Janeiro based print studio. “Pegasus was born when three…

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History of Wallpaper: Part 1

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
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*Post by Tennyson Tippy Wallpaper is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. No longer relegated to your grandmother’s dining room, wallpaper now makes proud appearances in fashion editorials, chic…

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Featured Designer: Ellie Cashman

Friday, January 24, 2014
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I am so pleased to introduce you to this week’s featured designer, Ellie Cashman. Ellie has been creating original surface designs for home, stationery and lifestyle products since…

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Interview: Hannah Nunn

Monday, January 20, 2014
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Hannah Nunn is a UK-based designer who makes gorgeous paper cut lamps and recently released her first collection of wallpaper which was presented at the HOME London tradeshow. She is also…

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