Featured Designer: Abby Galloway

Friday, November 6, 2015

Today we are excited to share the fabulous work of Abby Galloway, a self taught designer from a small town in Kentucky who has been illustrating and creating textile patterns for the…

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Watercolor Techniques with Lital Gold

Monday, September 28, 2015

This month in the Textile Design Lab we are honored to host guest expert Lital Gold, a textile designer and artist originally from Israel, who moved to Philadelphia in 2011 to…

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Featured Designer: Pepa Migli

Friday, September 25, 2015
PEPA MIGLI Pattern Observer

How stunning are these patterns?! They are the work of Pepa Migli, a fashion designer, teacher, illustrator and creative based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Pepa sets a wonderful example to continue learning and exploring in…

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Featured Designer: Jacqueline Maldonado

Friday, August 28, 2015

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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Textile Design Lab Member Spotlight: Laura Muñoz Estellés

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Pattern Observer Laura Muñoz Estellés

Every day in the Textile Design Lab I find myself stunned by the quality and scope of our members’ work. From newbies to the world of surface design to…

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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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Featured Designer: Maria Montiel

Friday, March 15, 2013

These luscious prints come to us from Maria Montiel, a textile designer currently living and working in Madrid, Spain.  Maria is originally from Venezuela, which is a key…

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Featured Designer: Marta Spendowska

Friday, February 15, 2013

Happy Friday pattern lovers! Today I am featuring the wonderful work of Marta Spendowska. Marta is from Poland, but is now based in the ol’ USA where she…

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Designer Feature: Kendra Dandy

Friday, August 17, 2012

Hello there! These refreshing prints were created by designer Kendra Dandy, who comes to the textile design industry from the illustration world. She describes her work as “a…

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Ayelet Iontef & A Summer Reminder

Friday, July 27, 2012

Hey there! Ayelet Iontef sent over a few watercolors from her recent collection and I thought I would share these little beauties with you today. How has this summer…

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