Featured Designer: Abby Galloway

Friday, November 6, 2015
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Today we are excited to share the fabulous work of Abby Galloway, a self taught designer from a small town in Kentucky who has been illustrating and creating textile patterns for the…

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Watercolor Techniques with Lital Gold

Monday, September 28, 2015
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This month in the Textile Design Lab we are honored to host guest expert Lital Gold, a textile designer and artist originally from Israel, who moved to Philadelphia in 2011 to…

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Featured Designer: Pepa Migli

Friday, September 25, 2015
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How stunning are these patterns?! They are the work of Pepa Migli, a fashion designer, teacher, illustrator and creative based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pepa sets a wonderful example to continue learning and exploring in…

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Featured Designer: Jacqueline Maldonado

Friday, August 28, 2015
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I could just gobble up these candy-colored watercolors, couldn’t you?! These dreamy designs are the work of Jacqueline Maldonado, a surface pattern designer and watercolorist currently residing in…

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Textile Design Lab Member Spotlight: Laura Muñoz Estellés

Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Every day in the Textile Design Lab I find myself stunned by the quality and scope of our members’ work. From newbies to the world of surface design to…

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Featured Designer: Kelly Ventura

Friday, September 5, 2014

We fell in love with Kelly Ventura’s “fresh florals, playful prints and organic hand-painted patterns” when we first featured her in our Surtex preview back in May, and…

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Featured Designer: Maria Montiel

Friday, March 15, 2013
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These luscious prints come to us from Maria Montiel, a textile designer currently living and working in Madrid, Spain.  Maria is originally from Venezuela, which is a key…

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Featured Designer: Marta Spendowska

Friday, February 15, 2013
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Happy Friday pattern lovers! Today I am featuring the wonderful work of Marta Spendowska. Marta is from Poland, but is now based in the ol’ USA where she…

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Designer Feature: Kendra Dandy

Friday, August 17, 2012
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Hello there! These refreshing prints were created by designer Kendra Dandy, who comes to the textile design industry from the illustration world. She describes her work as “a…

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Ayelet Iontef & A Summer Reminder

Friday, July 27, 2012
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Hey there! Ayelet Iontef sent over a few watercolors from her recent collection and I thought I would share these little beauties with you today. How has this summer…

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