Featured Studio: KIND OF STYLE

Friday, December 16, 2016

Lonneke de Roos is a graphic designer and the owner of KIND OF STYLE, a creative studio based in the Netherlands. Her quirky, modern patterns feature pretty fruits…

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Featured Designer: Laura Hart of Surface House

Friday, October 28, 2016

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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The Latest from Vivian Kvitka

Friday, September 9, 2016

It’s a pleasure to welcome Vivian Kvitka (a.k.a. The Good Viv) back to the blog–you may remember her from this feature last fall. Earlier this summer Vivian launched her first line…

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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: 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
Vivien Haley Hibiscus square and rectangle silk scarves

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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Screen Printed Products by Ailsa Lishman

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Ailsa Lishman is a recent graduate from Manchester School of Art, where she specialized in printed textiles for interiors. She currently offers a beautiful array of hand screen printed pillows, as…

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Stefanel Knitwear

Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Stefanel on Pattern Observer

Stefanel is an Italian fashion brand with a “passion and know-how for knitwear,” and this fall they presented a collaboration with Eva Geraldine Fontanelli for a “sweater couture capsule collection inspired by an eco-friendly…

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The Savannah Hayes Inaugural Collection

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Savannah Hayes on Pattern Observer

All photos by Janelle Bendycki   Savannah Hayes is a textile designer based in Pittsburgh, PA. She recently launched her first collection of products, which include fabric by the yard,…

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Amy Reber’s Seafarer Collection

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Amy Reber_Pattern Observer

You may remember Amy Reber as the winner of the P&B Textiles and Pattern Observer 2015 Textile Design Competition. Well Amy has been a very busy bee this year…

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