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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Interiors by Element

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

We love getting updates from past featured designers and seeing what new and exciting things they are up to! Perhaps you remember Belma Kapetanovic’s work from our feature a few autumns back…

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Studio Feature: All The Fruits

Friday, June 27, 2014

Today’s featured studio just brings a smile to my face with their fun, quirky patterns! What I love about the All The Fruits style is their ability to…

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Wallpaper Printing Methods: Part II

Monday, June 2, 2014
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*Post by Tennyson Tippy. Missed Part I? Check it out here. SCREEN PRINTING Perhaps the most widely known and understood printing process, flatbed screen printing was developed in the 1940s…

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Wallpaper Patterns with Quercus & Co.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Quercus & Co. is a wallpaper design and printing company based in Redfern, Sydney, which was launched in May 2012 by Adam Jones. A graduate of Textile Art at…

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Wallpaper Printing Methods: Part I

Monday, May 5, 2014

*Post by Tennyson Tippy Throughout the centuries, we’ve developed several ways of reproducing artwork to adorn our walls. Remarkably, some our earliest methods are still in use today. In…

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Print Studio: Pegasus

Friday, April 25, 2014
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These beautiful prints and patterns were sent to us from the the textile designers at Pegasus, a Rio de Janeiro based print studio. “Pegasus was born when three…

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History of Wallpaper: Part 1

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

*Post by Tennyson Tippy Wallpaper is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. No longer relegated to your grandmother’s dining room, wallpaper now makes proud appearances in fashion editorials, chic…

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Featured Designer: Ellie Cashman

Friday, January 24, 2014

I am so pleased to introduce you to this week’s featured designer, Ellie Cashman. Ellie has been creating original surface designs for home, stationery and lifestyle products since…

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Interview: Hannah Nunn

Monday, January 20, 2014
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Hannah Nunn is a UK-based designer who makes gorgeous paper cut lamps and recently released her first collection of wallpaper which was presented at the HOME London tradeshow. She is also…

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