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1. AW15 PREVIW - paperchase : vision

My final day for previewing Paperchase's Autumn Winter collections has arrived and we finish with a more grown up collection called 'Vision'. This sophisticated range featuring lots of gold has a Peacock with floral and birdcage motifs as it's main print and includes a peacock feather repeat for gift bags and boxes. Designed for more grown up gifting it features on more feminine products such

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2. AW15 - paperchase : notebooks

And we end the round-up of what we can expect from Paperchase next season with some of their new notebook designs. I snapped these at their Autumn Winter 2015 press show a couple of weeks ago so apologies for some of the low light. Good things to look out for included colourful mice and sausage dogs, cute woodland characters, and a dark mystic rose.

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3. AW15 PREVIEW - paperchase : let's face it

All this week we have been getting a sneak peak preview of the upcoming designs from Paperchase for their Autumn Winter 2015 collections.  Today we have a Japanese style collection for kids and the young at heart called 'Let's Face It'. This fun print merges quirky characters with fruit and foods for a Kawaii effect. Expect to see lots of lunch products such as water bottles, snack boxes, cups,

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4. AW15 PREVIEW - paperchase : nordic nights

Our second sneak peak at a Paperchase Autumn Winter 2015 collection is 'Nordic Nights' a wintery woodland print that will tie in nicely with Christmas products as well. Featuring a Scandinavian style print inspired by the nature of Norway with Polar Bears, Moose, Foxes, and Owls. There design comes in full colour and monotone versions along with a complimentary geometric stylised grass design.

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5. AW15 PREVIEW - paperchase : owl crowd

Each day this week I will be revealing a sneak preview of a forthcoming Paperchase Autumn Winter 2015 collection. I was lucky enough to attend their press show a couple of weeks ago and the first range that leapt out at me was 'Owl Crowd'. It is a beautifully detailed range with strong graphic shapes making up the colourful owls. A complimentary print picks up on the motifs used for the owls

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6. DESIGNER - chrissy gaskell

Chrissy Gaskell has just completed module 3 of Rachael Taylors 'A business in Surface Patten Design' and sent me some of her recent designs. Chrissy is from Leicestershire in the UK and has worked in Screen printing and Graphic Design for fashion since graduating from DeMontfort University. Now creating her own portfolio Chrissy's work is a nice mixture of patterns, typography, character design

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7. LATEST DESIGNS - the dan 300 group

It has been a while since I looked it to see what is happening at the Dan300 Group and I thought it would be fun to take a look for our Friday eye candy feature. This is just something I often do at the end of the week that brightens up your day with patterns to admire. The Dan300 Group was founded by Daniella Rosen in Sydney, Australia, and Dani named the company after her personalised number

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8. TABLEWARE - hanna werning

Today's posts all feature Swedish company Sagaform. We begin with 'Fantasy' a new everyday glassware range designed by Hanna Werning. The concept of the range was create a collection that would suit any occasion from your morning breakfast drink to a fun party. Hanna decided to create one main pattern and then select singular elements to create additional decors. There are beautiful geometric

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9. KITCHEN - lotta odelius

I was a big fan of Lotta Odelius' Sagaform design 'Retro' which proved hugely popular when it launched a few years ago. So I thought it would be great to look and see how she had followed it up. The answer was Tulip which is another striking graphic range from Lotta which includes cake and storage tins, aprons, oven gloves, napkins and a tea towel. Lotta describes the collection as "A tribute

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10. KITCHEN - sagaform

And we end today with a few more pattern highlights from the current Sagaform Print range. First we have another Hanna Werning design called 'Garden' has a bright and whimsical nature design that was inspired by vintage patterns. Ann-Carin Wiktorsson designed this print as part of her Pop range for Sagaform which features on a tray and latte mug. Our final Sagaform Print

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11. STATIONERY - donna wilson

London based Scottish Designer Donna Wilson has collaborated with the San Francisco based publisher Chronicle Books to create a delightful stationery range featuring some of Donna's signature motifs such as raindrops, acorns, and friendly creatures. The first product is the Land & Sea Notepad Set which contains two notepads, each featuring a different repeating design – one inspired by an ocean

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12. AW 2015 - donna wilson

Donna Wilson have also announced their new Autumn Winter 2015 collections to the press and today we are lucky enough to get a sneak preview of what is to come. So what can we expect for the upcoming season? Well there are some new tea towels one featuring The Cat's Pyjamas (also on a china beaker) and the other a lion whose mane will help dry the dishes. The sense of fun continues with Greg and

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13. WALLPAPERS - a little round up

I came across this photograph of wallpaper flower fans on the Lookbox Living blog from Singapore and wanted to find some of the striking papers they had used to create these beautiful decorations. One of those featured is 'Totem' (seen below) from Tres Tintas and designed by creative duo PotiPoti. Another design used was Abstract Malachite by Christian Lacroix. Next up is

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14. NEW COLLECTION - scion

My next home decor selection is from Scion's latest collection 'Levande' which features some fabulous prints on fabric and wallaper. The collection was inspired by hedgerows and was designed by Hannah Bowen who won the Harlequin Award at New Designers in 2013 and now works for Scion. 'Levande' is Swedish for 'living' and Scion wanted to create playful patterns that give people cosy and familar

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15. WALLPAPER - baines & fricker

And finally today we have some wallpaper patterns from Brighton based husband and wife design duo Baines&Fricker. The latest arrivals include humourous sketches of cats and dogs, but I was also drawn to the fashionable cacti and beautifully stylised minerals. The papers are all digitally printed in the UK and can be found online here.

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16. NEW COLLECTION - sanderson

Sanderson's latest collection is a riot of colour and bold print. Called ' Papavera' the collection is refreshing for it's simplicity of form, with geometrics such as Milla which was made from cutting paper. There are also lots of florals including poppies the flower which has the Latin name Papavera after which the collection is named. The designers have played with scale and texture across both

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17. NEW WORK - rachael taylor

Many of you will know the super Rachael Taylor through her Make it in Design business which is the worlds leading online school for surface and textile design. But Rachael is also a successful working freelance designer, which includes being a Lilla Rogers artist. Since the recent arrival of her little boy Blayke Rachael has been exploring different subject matter and she is really enjoying

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18. GREETINGS - tesco

UK supermarket Tesco have just signed a five year contract with Hallmark who will be taking over their greetings card department from UK Greetings. Kicking off in September it will involve the launch of an exclusive brand and revolutionary new ‘card shop’ concept being installed, in varying degrees, across all of Tesco’s stores. In the meantime here are some snapshots of gift bag designs

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19. TEA TOWELS - forest & waves

These lovely tea towels are from Toronto based label Forest and Waves, the creation of Edward Juan. Edward was working at a film animation studio when he decided to start his own business as an independent artist in 2012. Inspired by nature, camping and the great outdoors he creates paper and fabric goods that are functional and stylish.

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20. TEXTILES - rosie moss

I love it when I see designers we have previously featured prospering in the marketplace. We last saw Rosie Moss on P&P back in July 2014 when she was at New Designers one year on. Now Rosie has been asked to create a limited edition collection of cushions for Heal's inspired by mid-century textiles and British vernacular art. Rosie was approached at New Designer's and the Heal's soft

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21. DESIGNERS - ooh la la

Ooh La La are a stationery brand based in Seoul, Korea. Their designs mix retro motifs and florals with quirky characters with graphic influences from the 1970's and 80's. Products include Notebooks, mugs, bags, fabric pouches, pens and more. I searched all around the web to check out their colourful creations and during my research found a UK stockist here.

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22. STATIONERY & KIDS - sainsbury's

There have been some new arrivals in stationery and childrenswear at Sainsbury's recently. This lovely summery 'Meadow Floral' caught my eye on notebooks as well as cute animal stationery sets with lions, pandas etc. In clothing there were new jungle animals, crocodiles, and horses.

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23. DESIGNER - jacqueline colley

Jacqueline Colley is a textile designer based in Hackney, London. who began working as a children's wear designer in 2008. However a year ago Jacqueline decided to go freelance and also started to create her own stationery products and home textiles. Jacqueline’s prints are focused on nature and ecosystems, submerging the viewer into a variety of natural worlds. The ‘Cacti’ and ‘Succulent’

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24. DESIGNER - laura olivia

Laura Olivia latest work has been working as a surface pattern designer since 2010 with clients in fashion, stationery, beauty products and interiors. Laura's latest collection is called 'Mekong Delta' and is based on the Mekong Delta river in Vietnam and the surrounding banks and villages. The prints were designed with wallpaper, bedding and home fabrics in mind and are available to buy

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25. DESIGNER - abby galloway

These are the latest works from Abby Galloway. Abby is an illustrator, painter and designer based in Westview, Kentucky. If you are looking for up to date prints such as cacti and pineapples you can see her portfolio online here.

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