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1. VINTAGE - pinterest

Today's Friday eye candy feature all comes from the Pinterest boards of Arden Kuhlman Riordan. Arden is the daughter of Graphic Designers Roy and Gilda Kuhlman and it is obvious she has a passion for mid century graphics and illustration. Her boards are a treasure trove of design on book covers, records, posters, and more. You can see a wealth of artists such as Paul Rand, Saul Bass, Dick Bruna

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2. PAPERCHASE - notebooks

Its my last day this week of looking at what designs are in Paperchase this summer. This post focuses on the variety of notebooks snapped in store where there are some lovely geometric designs as well as cats, birds, flowers and fruit.

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3. PAPERCHASE - store snaps

And here are some more snapshots of designs that caught my eye in Paperchase on Tottenham Court Road in London... Read the rest of this post

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4. PAPERCHASE - diaries & journals

Finally from Paperchase this week a small selection of their 2014-2015 diaries and lockable journals available in a variety of prints. My favourite was this one (above & below) featuring a jug of delicate flowers.

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5. PAPERCHASE - lush mush

I am continuing my look at what prints and patterns are currently in store at Paperchase and we start today with a very sweet pattern called 'Lush Mush'. This fun range uses colourful mushrooms with interesting textures such as knit and stripes to create a forest inhabited by owls, hedgehogs, butterflies, fairies, pixies, etc. There is also a co-ordinating Star camouflage print to use as a

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6. PAPERCHASE - more summer ranges

Other new ranges to look out for in Paperchase this summer include Gaucho Glam which brings a bit of South American style to the UK. Below - Cheeky Monkeys has been designed to keep kids busy over the summer holidays. Below : Fab illustrations make up Paperchase's 'Space' range which is available on everything from notebooks to lunch boxes. Below - Beat box mixes

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7. PAPERCHASE - danish delights

I have been attending the Paperchase Autumn Winter 2014 press show at their HQ in London and will bring you all the preview pics soon. But one of the good things about being there on 'official business' is that I also get a chance to photograph the store below as well. So before we look ahead to Autumn I wanted to enjoy what they still have available for Summer. Here are some snapshots from

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8. PAPERCHASE - cards

Also snapped at  Paperchase I found lots of great new cards in what must surely be the best card store in London. Above and below are  designs from Jane Ormes and then two florals from Hannah Pontin both published by The Art Press.  Below : And two lovely florals from Rachel Cave for Black Olive. Below :  New designs from Caroline Gardner featuring Cats & Dogs and Circus

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9. CARDS & FABRICS - eloise renouf

Our Friday eye candy comes from the fabulous Eloise Renouf and her new greetings card range for The Art File. The eleven different designs feature birthday cards, blank cards, as well as a Get Well and Thank you occasion card. You can see them all online here at The Art File. Also shown (below) are Eloise's latest fabric collection for Cloud9 entitled 'Shape of Spring

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10. DESIGNER - judy kaufman

Designer Judy Kaufman has created a new collection of patterns which are available for non-exclusive license called Hello Pattern. The prints include geometric, organic, typographic forms which can be applied to paper, fabric, wood, ceramics, walls, shower curtains, gadgets, and more. Retailers, manufacturers, product designers, fashion designers, interior designers, etc. can use them on any

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11. VINTAGE - winter's moon

This gorgeous Scribbled circles pattern is part of the vintage lampshade range available from Winter's Moon. They also have two beautiful new tray designs which are made especially for Winter's Moon in Sweden using vintage fabric. See these and lots more stylish bits and pieces online here.

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12. FABRICS - carolyn gavin

Top designer Carolyn Gavin of Ecojot has designed a beautiful new fabric collection for Windham Fabrics. The 'Petite Fleur' collection is available in three colourways navy, red, and blush-citron and features whimsical flowers, birds, and a gorgeous alphabet panel all drawn in Carolyn's typically gorgeous style. The fabrics are also 100% GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) Certified Organic

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13. STORE SNAPS - west elm

Today I am posting some snaps from West Elm's store onTottenham Court Road in London. My hunt for patterns within store led me to their cushion range and I also found  a smattering on pottery and some very smart glass patterned jewellery boxes. Below - Here are a few more images of prints not seem in the store but discovered

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14. PINTEREST - print & pattern

I have just pinned my 1000th pin on Pinterest so I thought I would post a little reminder that Print & Pattern is there if you want to see a curated image library of P&P highlights. Follow along online here.

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15. WALL ART - soma gallery shop

The interesting art print above was created by Alice Patullo for The Soma Gallery's 10th Anniversary. It was inspired by a visit to the Ethnographic Museum in Krakow. The 10 prints are all available to view and buy in the gallery in Bristol, as well as online priced at £30 each. I also picked out two other prints at Soma that caught my eye by Jess Wilson and Lucy Gough.

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16. DESIGNER - inga wilmink

These fab designs are available for licensing from designer Inga Wilmink. Inga is a freelance designer based in London, although she is originally from Germany. Inga has designed for WH Smith, Walmart, Wilkinson, and Tesco among others and she has just created a new website for her designs online here.

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17. WALL ART - michelle carlslund

Michelle Carlslund is  a freelance illustrator based in Copenhagen, Denmark, In the last few months Michelle has been very busy creating a range of posters featuring lions, clowns, sailors etc which are all printed on lovely matte stone paper in extra thick quality. She is also planning to expand her designs and is in the process of making new products such as notebooks, cutting boards, tea

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18. DESIGN STUDIO - ciinnamon joe

The Cinnamon Joe Studio are really excited that designer Kim Hawes has decided to join their studio. Kim comes up with great characters and colours, and has a very individual style. and they are sure their clients will love her prints. Kim is from Cincinatti, Ohio and has worked in the industry for the past ten years, but now she wants to branch out into the exciting world of surface design "

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19. FABRICS - susan driscoll

September Blue is the stunning new fabric collection by Susan Driscoll for Dashwood Studio. I am big fan of Susans who works as a freelancer under the studio label The Print Tree and has designed for Marks & Spencer and Laura Ashley among others. For September Blue Susan was inspired to look back nostalgically at long hot lazy summer days walking in the countryside spotting wildflowers, birds,

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20. FABRICS - wendy kendall

Also new from Dashwood Studio is 'Retro Orchard' by Wendy Kendall. Wendy, like Susan Driscoll above, is one of the mega talented 'golden girls' of The Dotty Wren Studio and her second collection for Dashwood combines bold graphic fruit motifs with fun pattern fills in a contemporary colour palette ideal for use in the kitchen. As seen online here at Dashwood Studio.

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21. CARDS - emma frances designs

Emma Hawman of Emma Frances Designs has recently brought out a new greetings card collection which is available for wholesale and for retail on Etsy. The cards are printed on beautifully thick, FSC certified, matt style card stock to give them a luxurious look and feel

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22. PAPERGOODS - very sarie

Designer Sarah Ehlinger of Very Sarie has created a new collection called 'Bonjour' inspired by Bastille Day - which coincidentally is today! Yes July 14th is the day celebrated in France as a public holiday with fireworks over the Eiffel Tower. Very Sarie's free for personal use printables of the collection are available for download from here.

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23. KITCHENWARE - m&s owls

I have fallen head over heals for this new owl print spotted at Marks & Spencer. The colourful 'Owls' design mixes a lot of print trends such as woodland, triangles, and even tribal navajo styling. Its available on  tea towels, an apron, oven gloves, tins, mugs, cups and a large tray. All spotted online here at Marks & Spencer.

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24. Marks & Spencer - extra finds

Whilst I was on the Marks & Spencer website I thought I would pick out a few other items that caught my eye for the interesting prints & patterns. Here are some bits and pieces from stationery, cards, and home.

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25. CARDS - angie spurgeon

Angie Spurgeon is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Somerset. Angie loves to create cheerful, pretty greetings cards, stationery and gift wrap. Her work is inspired by British heritage, humour and nostalgia, some of my greetings card and gift wrap designs can be found in high street shops including some branches of Waterstones & National Trust shops as well as lots of lovely

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