The necessity of authenticity and truth in art

Posted on Sep 2, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

As artists, our greatest job, and how we must serve the world, is our ability to tell the truth with our work. Do not copy, do not imitate, work hard, develop your own style, your own visual language, and then express it, fearlessly. Represent your feelings, ideas, dreams, wishes, fears and everything else with picture ...

Finding my authentic voice – in my life and in my work

Finding my authentic voice – in my life and in my work

Posted on Feb 3, 2015 in Blog | 2 Comments

I’ve spent the bulk of the last two years full time mothering – with small bouts of art and design wherever I’ve found pockets of time. During this time I have searched within myself over and over again for where my business is heading, when I will be able to dive into again, and what ...

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 | One Comment

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 ...

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