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1. BLUEPRINT - jennifer nelson artists

As we saw yesterday another Blueprint show is nearly upon us and one of the studios exhibiting is the fabulous Jennifer Nelson Artists. Here we have beautiful flyers by Jennifer's artists that showcase creative type, florals, birds and seasonal designs. The first flyer above is by Bee Brown, followed by Anisa Makhoul, Jennifer Orkin-Lewis, Jill Howarth, Jill McDonald, Lauren Lowen, and Miriam

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2. BLUEPRINT - pomelo & pomelo

Another studio showing at Blueprint in New York are Pomelo and Pomelo who will be there with 17 other fantastic studios for the 3 day show (8th-10th August). Abby Zweiful and Sarah Watson have been creating loads of new seasonal art to showcase at the 4th Blueprint this August. It is not all baubles and pine cones, there will also be plenty of geometrics. florals. and unique illustrations

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3. BLUEPRINT - just kids ltd

And finally today Just Kids Ltd are exhibiting at Blueprint in August for the first time. Just kids are based in Sheffield, UK and they also exhibit at Heimtextil Frankfurt and Indigo Brussels. They design children's artwork for customers worldwide for bedding, furnishing, wallpaper and stationery. The collection consists of artwork from 7 talented artists who specialise in children's design

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4. BLUEPRINT - cinnamon joe

The Cinnamon Joe Studio are really excited to have their next Blueprint show coming up in New York. The show will run from August 8-10th and will be their fourth. The Cinnamon Joe artists have created a selection of wonderful flyers to showcase their brilliant art and we are lucky enough to be able to view them all here... Read the rest of this post

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5. BOOK - thereza rowe

London-based illustrator Thereza Rowe has joined forces with publisher Ivy Kids to create a stylish new art activity book called "Sticker, Shape, Create". The book features 1500 sticker shapes and 29 colourful background scenes along with step by step instructions on how to build up pictures. The idea is also to combine the stickers with your own drawings to add imaginative details and bring

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6. ILLUSTRATION - julia grifol

Julia Grifol is a Spanish Fashion print designer and Ilustrator who sells and licenses her patterns. Recently she decided to go back to her roots and create a series of watercolour illustrations. Here we can see some examples of her new work and more about Julia can be found online here.

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7. DESIGNER - jenn ski

After seeing a Jenn Ski newsletter recently I realised it had been a while since I had posted what she has been up to lately. Jenn has long been an expert and champion of mid century pattern and some of her latest work is bold, colourful and as you would expect beautifully retro in feel. Jenn sells her artworks on Etsy and is represented for licensing by Lilla Rogers where her clients have

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8. NEW SEASON - george

Here we have a little sneak peak of some of the home furnishing designs expected at George this Autumn. The little bird cushion (above) particularly caught my eye, but being Autumn we can expect to see lots of leaves and foxes when the range hits the stores later in the year.

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9. FABRICS - dashwood studio

Today we are celebrating all things Dashwood Studio as they reveal their upcoming Autumn Winter fabric collections. We will also look at some of the wonderful ranges already on sale. We begin with Paper Meadow by Jillian Phillips (aka Jilly P) which will be available in October November. September/October will see the release of Distant Dreams by Phyllida Coroneo.... And

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10. NEW COLLECTIONS - noi publishing

Sorry for the lack of posts at the end of last week - there were a few tech problems but all is well now, and I did attend the Paperchase AW16 press show on Wednesday and will post the pictures for you very soon. Today though I am highlighting some of the fabulous designs on cards and wrapping paper from the brand new collections by Noi Publishing. Noi is a UK based card company located in

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11. CARDS - laura may designs

Talking of wonderful greetings cards Laura May will be launching new card designs at Home & Gift in Harrogate. Laura left her job as an in house print/giftware designer in January 2016 to go freelance and to set up her own small greetings card business under the name of 'Laura May Design' and Harrogate Home and Gift will be her first ever trade show. The show opened on Sunday 17th and will run

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12. DESIGNER - helene-marie gilmour

Helene-Marie Gilmour is a freelance Designer and Illustrator from the UK. After working in the design industry for over fifteen years Helene-Marie decided to go it alone two years ago and says she has never looked back! Alongside her freelance work, Helene-Marie has also been developing her own collection of  patterns for textiles which will hopefully extend into other products in the future.

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13. DESIGNER - courtney-beth keller

Courtney-Beth Keller of One Little Print Shop has designed some brand new florals and is sharing them with us today. They created after Courtney's first Surtex showing with the Finch & Foxglove art collective. All were all first-timers who seemed to get a good response at the show and came away with lots of contacts and interest. Courtney is still very new to the licensing world and anyone

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14. DESIGN STUDIO - a fresh bunch

A Fresh Bunch is an art licensing & design agency representing more than 30 artists from around the world.  The Bunch creates designs for all types of products and have licensed their work to companies such as DesignDesign, Garven, Paper Magic Group, Seastone and more. A Fresh Bunch also creates stationery, photo card and photo gift collections for CVSPhoto.com, part of one of the largest

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15. DESIGNER - land & she

These designs are the work of Emily Kelley an illustrator from Pennsylvania, USA who works under the name Land & She. Emily's work is inspired by a wandering spirit and the environment. She uses a lot of hand drawn patterns in her work which brings a personal and handmade element into each piece. Emily hopes to inspire people who view her work to "Adventure to new places and have an

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16. DESIGNER - bianca pozzi

Bianca Pozzi is a designer from Brazil. Bianca graduated in Fashion Design and worked as an in-house textile designer for a couple of years. She now works as a Freelance Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer creating prints for fabrics, stationery etc. She loves to work with gouache and watercolours and believes in drawing everyday to practice and evolve her style. Bianca welcomes

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17. DESIGNER - frances boyd

Frances Boyd has just completed some new designs for her portfolio which we are lucky enough to see today. Frances' website has also had a makeover to make it easier for potential clients to see her work and style at a glance.

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18. SCRAPBOOK - pink paislee

Our Friday eye candy feature this weeks comes from scrapbook company Pink Paislee who we highlighted yesterday with Fancy Free. We begin this showcase with the Cedar Lane collection. And below Color Wash.. Below : Memorandum Below : Citrus Bliss And finally from Pink Paislee's we have designs from their Hey

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19. CARDS - ampersand for studio ink

Ampersand Design Studio have collaborate with Studio INK to create a fun and stylish series of cards. Studio INK is of course an artistic offshoot of Hallmark Cards that works with cooler designers on it's an experimental label with the motto "weirdness, whimsy, and whatnot". Ampersand will be well known to designers and P&P readers for their bold designs for clients such as Land of Nod and

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20. WALL ART - mel smith

Designer Mel Smith has created some beautiful posters as part of her new Summer In The City range, a collection of geometric prints that are an abstract vision of cityscapes.  Mel had a lot of fun playing around with these designs and loved the mid-century style that emerged from the overlaid textures, and the summery palette gave what could be a drab industrial illustration a fresh, buoyant

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21. STATIONERY - lucky day

I came across these interesting stationery designs in my local branch of Waterstones. They are from the 'Lucky Day' collection by Sophie Blackall and Published by Chronicle Books. Products include a pack of twenty different cards - perfect to keep on hand for all of life's celebratory moments and a customisable paper garland that features an assortment of different die-cut charms, along with

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22. STATIONERY - sukie

We mentioned Chronicle books yesterday and this inspired me to find out what else was new in their stationery ranges. That is when I came across this new selection from P&P faves Sukie. I loved these quirky people pencils where each pencil is a illustrated with a different character - and the packaging is fab too. Look out also for new note cards, a decorative garland and a book of faces! Some

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23. STATIONERY ETC - chronicle books

And staying with Chronicle books here is a round-up of some of the other interesting books and stationery they currently have on offer. Notebooks and cards by Jenny Bowers caught my eye, along with a smart ABC word play book by Fanny Peret. Other stand out designs include works by Katie Daisy, Darling Clementine, Skinny LaMinx, Sara Gillingham, Jessica Hische, Marion Deuchars, Marimekko, Klas

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24. STATIONERY - galison

Today we have a celebration of New York stationery company Galison, who since 2012 have been part of the same company as Chronicle Books. We begin with a Geometric range created in house at Galison and follow on with designs by various artists. Another highlight was to spot lots of patterned pencil sets which is a trend I hope will continue to grow. For everything Galison go online here.

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25. SCRAPBOOK - fancy free

Today on P&P I am celebrating the lovely designs found in one single scrapbook collection from Pink Paislee called Fancy Free. The range was designed by Paige Evans a crafter and teacher originally from Seattle but now based in Germany. Fancy Free was her debut collection and features painterly roses and abstracts, polka dots, stitches, and sharp lined geometric patchworks, all bursting with

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