Featured Designer: Michelle Moore

Friday, January 18, 2019

It takes just one glance of Michelle’s work to fall in love with her artistic style. Her watercolor work is so charming, filled with character and lovely colorways….

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Featured Designer: Susan Fitzgerald

Friday, January 11, 2019

When I look at Susan Fitzgerald’s patterns I find myself feeling comforted and calm, while simultaneously inspired and joyful. The feeling is as unique as her work, and…

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Featured Designer: James Hackett

Friday, December 21, 2018

James Hackett is a Caribbean illustrator and founder of Lush Kingdom. Once you see his work, it’s hard to forget because it’s just bursting with bold patterns and…

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Featured Designer: Through The Sea

Friday, December 7, 2018

This is the perfect time of year to share a story of inspiration, passion, and goodwill with you regarding Anne Marie and Roger Jackson, co-founders of Through The…

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Featured Designer: Claire Mounier

Friday, November 30, 2018

With the support of SURTEX, each month a new post will be highlighted on Pattern Observer, featuring the work of one of our Textile Design Lab members. This…

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Featured Designer: Marília Abreu

Friday, November 23, 2018

This week we are thrilled to feature the work of Brazilian textile designer, Marília Abreu. Marília studied graphic design and fashion design both, graduating in 2013. Since that…

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Featured Designer: Anne Butera

Friday, November 16, 2018

Today we are delighted to feature the work of Anne Butera. It was easy for me to be drawn into Anne’s delicate illustration and use of rich colors…

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Guest Expert: Yetunde Rodriguez

Friday, October 26, 2018

This month we have the privilege to welcome Yetunde Rodriguez to the Textile Design Lab as our guest expert. Yetunde is a Graphic Designer by training. After becoming a…

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Featured Designer: Alice Acreman

Friday, October 12, 2018

I would describe Alice Acreman’s work as a breath of fresh air, a peek into another world, an escape from the mundane. The layers of motifs, rich colors,…

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Featured Designer: Erin Dollar

Monday, October 8, 2018

With the support of SURTEX, each month a new post will be highlighted on Pattern Observer, featuring the work of one of our Textile Design Lab members. This…

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