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1. XMAS GIFTS - hema

Our Friday eye candy this week come from the Dutch chain store Hema whose HQ is in Amsterdam. The company are now in the UK, with a British online shop and retail stores in London, Bromley, Birmingham and Stanstead. I had a browse around the website and it is a place to find something a bit different to the high street. Here are some picks that stood out for their surface prints... Read the rest of this post

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2. XMAS GIFTS - white stuff

More pretty gift packaging patterns, which I keep seeing particularly on soaps, this time from White Stuff. This fashion label have created a group of home and gift items to compliment their clothing, bags, and accessories.

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3. DESIGNER - malu lenzi

Today's featured designer is Malu Lenzi who has just joined the P&P Directory. Malu (short from Maria Luiza) is an illustrator, designer and 'cute maker' - originally from Brazil but currently based in Berlin. Malu used to work as marketing/planner in Ad agencies in São Paulo but since moving to Europe three years ago, she has been following her passion of being an illustrator with love and

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4. XMAS 2015 - emily emerson

Today's Christmas designs are brand new portfolio pieces from aspiring illustrator and surface pattern designer Emily Emerson. Emily works in illustration for children's publishing and also creates designs for greetings cards, etc. and would love to see these designs used on products, fabrics, gift wrap etc.

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5. BLUE PRINT NYC - victoria johnson

These are some striking new designs available for licensing from Victoria Johnson. They form part of the portfolio she'll be showing at Blue Print in New York next week. To create the designs she began playing with paint, then chopped up the various papers and used them to make individual flowers for a potential greetings card range. Victoria is represented by Jennifer Nelson Artists who will

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6. XMAS 2015 - dot com gift shop

A few more Christmas designs now with a selection of inspired designs from The Dot Com Gift Shop. They have gone for old school illustrations with a mid century feel on cards, wrap, bags, cake tins, napkins and more.... And whilst on the subject of The Dot Com Gift Shop a few other new arrivals caught my eye including Scandinavian style birds, retro kids cards and wrap

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7. DESIGNER - dari design studio

Dariela and Dariana Cruz are sisters and co-founders of the Dari Design Studio. They are passionate about all things pattern related. 2015 has been a good year for the studio receiving interest from companies such as Robert Kaufman and Gango. In pursuing their dreams Dariela and Dariana also hope to inspire others to pursue theirs. The sisters work together virtually with one based in Losa

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8. DESIGNER - sara jane langlois

Sarah Jane Langlois is a freelance illustrator/designer and one of the latest artists to join the Designers Directory on P&P. Sarah Jane works from a little studio by the sea in Guernsey and this beautiful island location provides much of her inspiration. She has recently moved more into surface design and hoping to license some of her work for  greetings cards,  stationery, prints for children

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9. XMAS 2015 - the land of nod

We start the new week with some Christmas decorations to admire from The Land of Nod. As you would expect they are not your everyday traditional decorations but instead Land of Nod have worked with some of our favourite contemporary designers such as Sarah Walsh, Amy Blay, Elizabeth Olwen and Suzy Ultman to create something more unique. Here are some of my faves with more online here.

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10. NEW LABEL - kute

KUTE started as a small, sparkling idea in 2015, between Alice Potter and Aurelien Vassal, a couple with a shared passion for design and home décor. A hope for a creative future together was forming, and after many months of ‘talking’, a plan was finally put into action. That plan included a road trip to Spain in August 2015, where Aurelien and Alice spent two weeks travelling by shared cars

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11. BLUE PRINT NYC - andrea turk

Following on from yesterday's competition to win a booth at next years Blue Print III Show we have another designer who will be at the next show. Blue Print II opens on 2nd December and runs until 4th of December and provides a pleasant environment for buyers to peruse the latest surface designs from a host of studios. Andrea is represented by Cinnamon Joe and will be showcasing new nature

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12. BLUEPRINT COMPETITION - win a free show booth in new york

Blue Print have launched a competition to give an affordable opportunity to an emerging surface pattern designer. The prize is to win a show booth at the Blue Print III Show in New York next May. To enter designers need to submit their vision of how they would create their booth design on banners and table skirts. All the details are available at this link here. Meanwhile the next show

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13. XMAS 2015 - asda

George at Asda have created a fun collection of Christmas accessories based around a geometric triangle design and a vintage village. Look out for wrapping paper, bedding, cushions, cards, and gift tags and mugs.

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14. XMAS GIFTS - howkapow

As we are in the festive season I thought I would begin to highlight prints and patterns on products we might want to buy as Christmas presents. And as you may have heard me say before the packaging at this time of year is a real highlight for pattern fans. These soaps from Howkapow by Le Baigneur are a great example. A humble bar of soap (albeit a top quality one) is lifted to become a

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15. MUGS - the printed peanut

Talking of The Printed Peanut, illustrator Louise Lockheart has released two new cup designs. Called 'Folk Life Plants' and 'Folk Life' they were handmade and screen printed in Stoke on Trent, England andat least 12 people are involved in the making of each cup. The designs were influenced by folk art and traditional quilt patterns, and were created by Louise using paper cut outs. As seen

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16. STATIONERY - oliver bonas

These images from Oliver Bonas offer a brilliant splash of colour in dull November weather. They feature vivid patterned notebooks, beautiful gift packaging, neon frames, graphic rugs and a few contemporary Christmas decorations and cards. I love the use of pattern in packaging and here you can find some of the most stylish around. Scroll down for more Oliver Bonas delights.... Read the rest of this post

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17. XMAS 2015 - sam osborne

Designer Sam Osborne has created a new range of  Christmas items for her website and Etsy shop. The range features cards, DIY paper decorations and a perpetual advent calendar all illustrated with colourful Scandinavian inspired motifs. The DIY paper ornaments (above) come as a 16 page book with flat design and instructions to make 12 Scandinavian inspired paper ornaments. Simply cut out the

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18. MAKE IT IN DESIGN - p&p scholarship contest

It’s very exciting times at Make it in Design HQ. Saturday 14 November 2015 marked their 4th birthday and as of Monday 16 November #100daysofpattern – a celebration of all things pattern commenced. As part of these very special celebrations the 2016 Print & Pattern/ Make it in Design Scholarship is launching. Are you an emerging designer ready to make it big in the surface pattern design

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19. XMAS 2015 - paperchase

With Halloween and Bonfire Night now passed I thought it was safe to begin thinking about Christmas design. So we begin this week with a look at some of the 2015 festive offerings from Paperchase. The design I liked the look of most this year were these cute but stylish geometric characters on wrapping paper and a set of small boxed cards.... And also catching my eye this fun

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20. XMAS 2015 - paperchase round-up

I have some more Christmas designs from Paperchase to showcase today - starting with this washi tape design spotted on wrapping paper and crackers. The washi tape strips make up colourful Christmas trees on gridded paper. Also posted below are more decorations in a rainbow of neon and colour, along with some gift wrap and tags that caught my eye at this year Paperchase.

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21. XMAS 2015 - paperchase london

And as final footnote to our Paperchase posts we have a little look at their London themed Christmas collection which includes gift boxes, bags, cards, and decorations

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22. STATIONERY - new designs at go

This 'Meadow Bird' is one of the latest arrivals at Go Stationery. The beautiful brightly coloured birds were designed by P&P fave Susan Driscoll of The Print Tree and features on notebooks, notecards, gift wrap and bags, and more. Also new at Go are pretty watercolour designs produced with the Warner Textile Archive, a 2016 diary from Wendy Kendall's Retro Orchard collection and some cute and

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23. TEA TOWELS - mel smith

Designer Mel Smith has been busy working on her new Travel Bug collection - an ongoing range of designs and illustrations which are inspired her own trips. Mel started with her home town of London and followed with her next destinations - Marrakech and Amsterdam, and most recently has added New York to the mix. These designs are featured on tea towels, art prints, cards, mugs, coaster sets and

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24. NEW SEASON - collier campbell

It is a busy time for Sarah Campbell again at the moment with huge interest in her current designs and her archives - reviving those made with Collier Campbell. Currently running at the Fashion & Textile Museum in London is an exhibition of the designs Sarah and her late design partner Susan Collier created for Liberty. One of the designs to Feature is this 1972 print called Bauhaus which has

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25. KIDS DESIGN - mothercare

I popped in Mothercare recently and took a few snapshots from their sweet and colourful children's wear ranges. Especially fun are the gnomes from Jools Oliver's Little Bird collection.

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