Featured Designer: Kate Hougen of MiraJeanDesigns

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Photo credits: MiraJeanDesigns and Shelly Han Photography Kate Hougen is the owner and designer behind the “colorful and coastal” MiraJeanDesigns, whose mission is “to make homes brighter via…

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Featured Designer: Aïnhoa Landa Imaz

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
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Today’s featured designer is Textile Design Lab member Aïnhoa Landa Imaz, a surface/graphic and motion graphics designer who hand-paints beautiful silk scarves and kaftans under her brand name Amai. Read…

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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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Product Feature: Lisa Todd Designs

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
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The colors…oh the colors! When Lisa Todd’s zestful paintings landed in our inbox I just had to stare for a while and contentedly soak up her rich color…

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Featured Designer: Diana Brambila

Friday, May 1, 2015
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Today’s featured designer is Diana Brambila, originally from Mexico and now a Vancouver based digital pattern designer. “My degree is Industrial Designer but after 5 years that includes, move…

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Featured Designer: Emily Sanford

Friday, April 24, 2015
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Emily Sanford is a licensed surface pattern designer specializing in watercolor. She lives and works with her family in New York City. “After graduating from Roberts Wesleyan College…

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Featured Designer: Alice Prina

Friday, December 5, 2014
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  To wrap up the week we are so thrilled to share the work of Alice Prina, an illustrator and pattern designer from Brazil and an absolute master…

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Featured Designer: Dikla Levsky

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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You may remember Dikla Levsky’s beautiful patterned scarves from our product feature last December. If not, allow me to introduce you to the latest designs from this seriously…

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Lola & Eliana at Indigo Paris

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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Indigo Paris is a “creative textile and surface design show” which begins today, September 16th, and runs through Thursday the 18th. Textile Design Lab alumna Lola San Román and…

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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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