Featured Designer: Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C

Friday, November 18, 2016

Carolyn Rebuffel of WorkRoom C, is an interior designer and textile designer based in the San Francisco Bay Area who turned to textile design out of necessity: “WorkRoom…

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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 “Lost in Space” Collection from Interiors by Element

Friday, October 21, 2016

Interiors by Element has just launched their new ‘Lost in Space’ collection, “a dramatic collection of six rugs inspired by stars, planets and other celestial bodies. Shooting stars,…

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Interview with Nikky Starrett, Guest Expert for March in the Textile Design Lab

Sunday, March 6, 2016
Copper Paisley on Shower Curtain

Nikky Starrett is a freelance pattern designer and illustrator based in Canada, with a background designing patterns for a furniture wholesaler. Her focus is on “providing exclusive original…

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Designing Textiles for High-End Interiors with Caroline Cecil

Monday, October 19, 2015

Each month in the Textile Design Lab we welcome an industry expert who offers training in their area of expertise. For the month of October our guest expert is Caroline Cecil,…

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Interview with Caroline Cecil, Guest Expert for October in the Textile Design Lab

Monday, October 5, 2015

We are thrilled to announce that our Textile Design Lab guest expert for the month of October is Caroline Cecil, the CEO and founder of San Francisco-based Caroline Cecil Textiles. Caroline…

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Interview with Tricia Guild, Creative Director and Founder of Designers Guild

Thursday, March 20, 2014

*Post by Manisha G. Harkins.  Tricia Guild OBE is famous worldwide for her singular sense of colour, pattern and style, with more honours to her name than one…

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Featured Designer: Cynthia Robledo

Friday, December 7, 2012

This flurry of patterned eye candy comes from Cynthia Robledo, head designer at Harapos Decyng. “Harapos” is a nice way of saying rags in spanish and “decyng” is from…

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Coaster Love: Fun Makes Good

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

These SUPER cute coasters are from Fun Makes Good, a Scotland based design firm that is run by Eleanor Young. Eleanor graduated from the world-renowned Glasgow School of…

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New Collection: IDAD

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Just a few super cute bags and pillows from the Milan based brand- IDAD. For more information check out the store here and Ida’s beautiful blog here. Enjoy!

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