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1. KIDS DESIGN - debenhams

Today I am back on the subject of Children's Design with a selection of store snaps from UK department store Debenhams. I scoured the kids dept for summer prints and found lots of tropical birds, fruit and ice cream, and fashionable swans. For boys it seems dinosaurs are good for whatever season, but this year there have been a lot of crocodiles in stores. Scroll down for patterns from

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2. KIDS DESIGN - gap

And staying with the theme of children's design we also have a selection of, mainly, placement prints from Gap.  Fun typography and cute designs can be seen at Gap Kids and Baby Gap and these are all from their Summer 2016 collection.

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3. KIDS DESIGN - h&m

Regular readers will know I love to mooch around in the childrenswear departments and see what prints I can find. Here are some that I spotted in H&M last week from their Summer 2016 collections for babies and young children. Scroll down for a good overview or see more online here at H&M.

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4. ONLINE STORE - psikhouvanjou

After the UK bank holiday I thought I would return with some fun design items from Dutch company Psikhouvanjou. This fun, colourful design led store work with many designers you will recognise such as Helen Dardik, Ingela P Arrhenius, Suzy Ultman, Darling Clementine and many more. Here I have picked out some postcards, art prints, and accessories that were all spotted on the Psikhouvanjou

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5. CARDS - rosalind maroney

These cute cards are by designer Rosalind Maroney and were created for her Etsy Shop. Rosalind is also busy freelancing, and working on her first children's book commissions alongside her usual product work. She was especially excited about getting some of her own work in her own name out there with these cards!. Find them online here.

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6. PACKAGING - matalan

Next we have some packaging that caught my eye for it's fun typography and illustrations. These designs were spotted on summer garden toys at Matalan and feature a fun combination of jungle leaves, flowers, and insects on a stylish grid. Also spotted were nice type on kraft for their outdoor sports packaging and painterly marks on craft kits.

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7. DESIGNER - emma haines

Designer and illustrator Emma Haines of Cut & Stick has recently joined the excellent Lemon Ribbon Studio as one of their Freelance Baby and Children's Graphic Designers. Here are some examples of her latest works and you can see why she is so suited to designing for babies with her soft colours and shapes and cute friendly faced characters. Emma is based in the UK in the Midlands and has just

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8. HOME DECOR - ferm living

I thought I would just drop in and see what was new at ferm LIVING. I was pleased to find designs from Ingela P Arrhenius on kitchen napkins and boards, and a cute cat poster for children. Also catching my eye were the bold geometrics of the Maya range (above & below) on cushions and wall art.

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9. KIDS DESIGN - a little lovely company

These cute design are all from the Dutch based 'A Little Lovely Company'. The business was founded in 2013 by designers Judith de Ruijter & Nikki Hateley, and it has become known for it's fashionable lightbox lamps which use typography to create messages, names and slogans. Their philosophy is to design products that can make life a little more lovely and their current range includes toys,

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10. KIDS DESIGN - marks & spencer

And also from Marks and Spencer today a selection of their latest children's prints. This graphic ice cream print stood out on girls pajamas as being something original and different, and there are more interesting new arrivals with seaside patterns, colourful birds, Mexican inspired designs, animals, dinosaurs, fruit, and of course florals. 

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11. KIDS DESIGN - sainsbury's

With all the designers, studios and buyers all busy winding down from Surtex I thought I would post some fun designs for those of us left at home. So here are a selection of the latest childrenswear designs spotted in Sainsbury's under their TU label. Scroll down for fun patterns and placements prints from their Spring Summer 2016 range and see more or shop online here.

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12. KIDS DESIGN - john lewis

I always find childrenswear one of the most colourful areas to find fun patterns and placement prints. So a recent visit to John Lewis proved very fruitful. Here are some of their latest spring summer 2015 designs on clothing featuring regular themes such as dinosaurs, birds, flowers, and animals presented in up to date prints.

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13. STORE SNAPS - george at asda

For today's Friday eye candy we turn to another UK supermarket and look at the latest arrivals in childrenswear by George at Asda. Highlights include tropical prints with pink flamingos, exotic elephants and doodled bows. Available in stores and online here. Also spotted in my local store were a few greetings cards from

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14. KIDS DESIGN - boots mini club

I have some more children's designs to post today with a look at the latest summer prints at Boots. These patterns and placement prints are all from their Mini Club childrenswear collection and feature sunny holiday style designs such as bright fish, nautical boats, and colourful flowers. I especially loved the geometric fish (above & below) and for unique ideas I could not recall having seen a

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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. DESIGNER - jane foster

I was really touched last week to receive a surprise gift from designer/maker Jane Foster. Jane said she had thought of me when David Bowie died and knew I must be feeling down - so to cheer me up she created a Bowie Fan Doll. It was a lovely thought and came along with a fab Bear card and striking Scandi Bird print. Thank you Jane ! Receiving a lovely gift from Jane made me want to check

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24. NEW SEASON - mini labo

Today we are taking a look at the latest designs from Mini Labo. This cute Paris based company was founded by Celine Heno and Caroline Diaz and specialises in stationery, paper, homewares and ceramics. New items include the gorgeous art prints (above & below), prettily packaged soaps and Children's tableware. You can find Mini Labo products for sale online here.

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25. DESIGNER - jonathan miller

These fun designs are artwork from illustrator/designer Jonathan Miller who has a background in kids books and children's sleepwear. Jonathan's favourite things to draw are dinosaurs, monsters and robots and he is very talented at creating fun, cute or cartoony characters. I was very touched to receive an email from Jonathan as he was laid off from his full time design job at the end of January

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