Art as healer – the inner world of a surface designer

Art as healer – the inner world of a surface designer

Posted on Jun 2, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

The value of creativity in times of grief and loss 10 years ago I trained as an art therapist, its hard to believe that it has been so long since that life transformative course. In recent months I have drawn on my experience and learning from my years as a therapist, and have used art ...

March 2013 Runout Sale – 40-50% OFF

March 2013 Runout Sale – 40-50% OFF

Posted on Mar 9, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

Hey Peeps, Got a little surprise up my sleeve, I’ve been working on some new collections and need to make some room for new stock (I haven’t got the biggest storage area!) so some of the stock is on a super sale. Click here to go to the sale.   

Finding your surface design niche

Finding your surface design niche

Posted on Jan 10, 2013 in Blog | 5 Comments

Finding your surface design niche Another year has gone, and a new one has begun, and I wanted to take a moment to share about goals for 2013, and how important it is to be true to yourself and find your niche in the surface design industry. As a surface designer who is actively working to ...

Pantone color of the year 2013

Pantone color of the year 2013

Posted on Dec 12, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

Its been some time since I last posted, life has been so incredibly busy, but when I logged into my inbox today and saw Pantone’s new color of the year, I thought it definitely worth the effort to post. So here it is peeps, if you haven’t already heard the buzz… New color of the ...

Marimekko fabric printing process

Marimekko fabric printing process

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 in Blog, Textile Design | One Comment

Here’s a quick little post for you with a great short video from Marimekko. Watch as they print their fabric. Enjoy!

Print Paper Cloth at Evie Group Designers Pop-Up Gallery

Print Paper Cloth at Evie Group Designers Pop-Up Gallery

Posted on Oct 5, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

I’ve been so incredibly busy this last month catching up on graphic design work that I fell behind on because of the expo, that my poor old blog has suffered. It has been the last thing on my to do list, I just find it so hard to find the time to fit it all in. ...

Surface design for interiors – Passion for pattern bloghop

Surface design for interiors – Passion for pattern bloghop

Posted on Sep 16, 2012 in Blog | 6 Comments

Welcome to bloghop day everyone. A special thanks to Claire Smilie for organising this event, I can’t wait to see all the awesome designers that are part of this hop. After you’ve finished viewing mine, please click here to visit Mel Smith’s awesome space. And if you didn’t get here from Jennifer Roger’s site, please click here to have a look at ...

Quilts and cushions you must have

Quilts and cushions you must have

Posted on Sep 14, 2012 in Blog, Homewares, Interiors | No Comments

One of my favorite blogs to scour for cushions, quilts and great design is Grassroots Modern, they have such a fantastic collection of contemporary wares for living. I was fluffing around there this morning and came across these gorgeous quilts and cushions, and fell head over heels with the colours and super simple shapes. Less ...

Surface design and Wallpaper: Great selections at Osborne & Little

Surface design and Wallpaper: Great selections at Osborne & Little

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 in Blog, Interiors, Wallpaper | No Comments

There is such a huge amount of gorgeous surface design to explore on the Osborne & Swiss website, and I will probably go back to it quite a few times for more resources. In this post I’ve pulled out a few wallpaper samples for you to have a look at, though in their collections you ...

The best of ETSY – homewares

The best of ETSY – homewares

Posted on Sep 12, 2012 in Blog | No Comments

I have hundreds of images of homewares, furnishings and interior decor that I’ve plucked off ETSY tucked away waiting to be showcased, and today I thought I would start with this very cool array of homewares from two different designers, Wind and Willow and Nicole Porter. I’m not hugely into fluoro / neons, but i have ...

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