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1. DESIGNER - emily emerson

Illustrator and surface designer Emily Emerson creates whimsical illustrations for children’s publishing, and lively patterns for fabric, apparel, stationery, home decor, etc. Emily wanted to share some of her latest work on P&P and would love to hear from anyone interested in her fun designs.

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2. KIDS DESIGN - mini boden

Have you seen the new Florasaurus prints from Mini Boden which have been widely publicised as the first ever dinosaur print for girls. The collection was inspired by the famous female paleontologist and fossil collector Mary Anning. Mary worked on Britain's Jurassic coast at Lyme Regis and made a huge contribution to the scientific thinking about dinosaurs. Boden's print mixes dinosaurs with

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3. NEW SEASON - marks & spencer kids

Next up I wanted to share some store snaps with you of my visit to Marks and Spencer's last week featuring children's prints. These bold new fruit designs on spring dresses really caught my eye. There have been lots of new arrivals since Christmas and below I have snapped a few prints in store and found some extra images online.

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4. KIDS DESIGN - sainsbury's

This lovely new fruit print called Pear Blossom (below) has just arrived in Sainsbury's as part of their Spring 2016 baby range. I loved the folky feel, the flowers inside the fruits, and the orange, grey and yellow colour palette. Also catching my eye were the little shops design on a corduroy skirt and a whole collection of childrenswear featuring pandas.

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5. KIDS DESIGN - playtime paris

The Playtime exhibition opened in Paris yesterday. This is the top French exhibition for buying children's prints in the 'Creatif Space' section. There are lots of artists and studios exhibiting with focus on graphic and print designs and collections for children, juniors and maternity. One of those exhibiting is Bikini sous la Pluie. Caroline Bourles of the studio Bikini sous la Pluie has

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6. KIDS DESIGN - scion

Whilst on the subject of designs for children these wallpapers are a new edition from British home furnishing company Scion. Called 'Guess Who?' this is Scion's very first children's collection designed in house by Hannah Bowen. For the colourways Scion wanted to move the 'typical’ kids colour palette onto something more trend-led. Rather than creams and yellows which are often used in

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7. WALL ART - imaginary beasts

Today's posts feature a couple of studios who work on graphic design and branding but also have their own art prints available. First up is Imaginary Beast a Columbus, Ohio based creative studio owned and operated by Rachel Dangerfield. Rachel has designed these beautiful oversized Animal screen printed posters featuring a tiger, lion or bear. 

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8. KIDS DESIGN - boden

Today we are looking at the new childrenswear prints that have recently arrived at Boden. New for the colder season there are Autumnal woodland prints with acorns and berries, lots of fun bird designs, and some beautiful bright horses. Here are some key picks on dresses, tees and coats but you'll find plenty more online here at Boden (where there is also a mid season sale underway).

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9. KIDS DESIGN - john lewis

There are lots of new season kidswear arrivals coming into stores for Winter and today I thought I'd take a look at some of the patterns and placement prints just in at John Lewis. Woodland prints are still popular along with plenty of bears and foxes. John Lewis have their own collection prints plus an exclusive Donna Wilson range. Other brands include Jigsaw Junior, Fat Face and the Swedish

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10. CARDS - cozy tomato for lagom

Talking of Lagom I could not resist posting these striking age cards by Japanese Illustrator Koji Tomoto also known as Cozy Tomato (who we first saw on P&P in 2006). The beautiful illustrations have a lovely retro graphic feel and feature animals from 1 to 9. 

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11. PAPER GOODS - party animals

I was really pleased to spot this licensed collection by Kay Vincent of 'Ketchup on Everything' created for Magpie. Called 'Party Animals' it is a range of partyware featuring Kay's cute animal illustrations on everything you need for a children's tea party including : paper plates, paper cups, cake cases, cake stands, cards, wrap, tins, lunchboxes, suitcases and jelly bowls. The characters

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12. 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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13. 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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14. JAPANESE - decole collections

I wanted to showcase some of the cute designs in Japanese company Decole's latest collections. First up are the lovely graphic birds and trees of the Pichicu Pachic mugs and teapots... And these cute mugs are from their Scandinavian Style Mina Sopo collection... And for children's melamine there is the super cute Aurinko range... And also for

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15. KIDS DESIGN - the land of nod

Just the one post on P&P today whilst I sort through yesterday's book entries. Today we have a celebration of all that's new at the Land of Nod. This season they are working with some great designers, all of which are familiar to us having been featured in the Print & Pattern books or blog. I love the way they seem to commission artists rather than produce designs 'in the style of'. We begin

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16. BEDDING - cotton on : kids

I seem to have been featuring plenty of children's bedlinen this week so I thought I would round things off with some Friday eye candy from Cotton On : Kids and 3 Suisses. We begin with the brand Cotton On : Kids which is a brand of Australian company Cotton On, who have stores all over the world. Here are some of their current designs that caught my eye with their bright colours and bold

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17. BEDLINEN - 3suisses

Our next range of eye candy comes from French label 3Suisses where you will find not some nice bedding prints for children but some interesting designs for adults too. As spotted online here.

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18. ILLUSTRATION - wee society

These beautiful illustrations are by Wee Society and form part of series of designs based on kids jokes called 'Wee Hee Hee's. Wee Society is a brand of children's products created by the team behind the design studio Office - Jason Shulte, Jill Robertson and Rob Alexander. They believe that you are never too young to develop an eye for design and that "sparking imaginations leads to big bright

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19. KIDS DESIGN - jolie petite chose

Jolie Petite Chose (which translate from French into 'Pretty Little Thing') is an Australian label based Melbourne. They have some beautiful patterned blankets in their current collection featuring stylised rain clouds for boys or girls, gold polka dots, and smart geometric triangles which have a choice of brightly coloured edges. As seen online here or try here if you need a UK stockist.

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20. NEW DESIGNS - lilipinso

I was so pleased to see my favourite wall decal company Lilipinso have commissioned a range by one of my favourite childrens designers Carly Gledhill of Corby Tindersticks. The collection features a fantastic lion with a colourful geometric mane, as well as menagerie of animals including a sweet elephant and cheeky crocodile amongst others. Carly's characters feature on wall stickers, friezes,

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21. WALL DECALS - new at lilipinso

So what else is new in this season at Lilipinso? Well they are working with more of our fave designers including Aless Bayliss, Dawn Machell and Flora Waycott. We start with motifs in lovely pastel shades for wall stickers by Aless Bayliss of This is Gold...... Say hello to sunshine with this colourful new collection by the wonderful Dawn Machell... Flora Waycott

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22. STICKERS - lilipinso project

To end today I thought I would mention my own experience of Lilipinso. My brother recently asked me to paint a toybox for my neice Millie and finding myself short on time with just a two week holiday I decided to turn to decals for the lettering and decoration. My brother and his wife are keen on geometrics and are 'minimalists' so I knew I had to opt for clean lines rather than characters or

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23. BOOKS - aino-maija metsola

Whilst visiting the Magma bookshop in London a few weeks ago I came across some fab children's books by designer Aino-Maija Metsola. Aino-Maija is a best known for her work with Marimekko with whom she has collaborated since 2006. Published by Wide Eyed Editions there are currently two titles available in the series : 'Counting' and 'Colours' with more in pipeline for next year. The

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24. NEW IN - dot com gift shop

The Dot Com Gift Shop have released a new range of kitchenware created by their talented team of British designers. Designed to look fabulous and be functional these eye-catching storage tins adorned with graphic flowers and vintage apples and accessories will help to keep the kitchen tidy and organised. There are also lots of new designs on greetings cards, gift wrap, and in children's games.

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25. NEW BOOK - ingela p arrhenius

P&P favourite Ingela P Arrhenius has created a brand new children's book for French publishers Marcel & Joachim. Called 'Animaux' it's a poster sized book measuring a large 46 x 34cm and features 32 different animals illustrated in Ingela's graphic retro style. The names of the animals are of course all in French although Dutch, Italian and Spanish versions are also planned. Fingers crossed

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