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1. MAISONS DU MONDE - junior

All this week I am featuring designs from a wonderful store I discovered whilst on holiday in Italy. Maisons du Monde had so much to see that I could not resist highlighting so many fabulous products - and better still for those of us in the UK there is a special online shop just for us. Today I focus on Maisons du Monde's children's ranges. There are beautiful products for boys and girls with

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2. ILLUSTRATION - ben newman

Another of my Bologna discoveries was this book L'Avventura Atomica (Atomic Adventure) illustrated by London based designer Ben Newman. This is the latest title in his series The Professor Astro Cat a series of children's books created with his longtime friend and scientist, Dr Dominic Walliman. Ben's pervious clients have included No Brow, The Tate, Selfridges and Magma. Below are some snaps

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3. PAPERCHASE - purr maids

And also today from Paperchase we have another of their 'Back to School' collections. This children's design mixes two things little girls love : kittens and mermaids to create 'Purr Maids' and features 1980's style pastels and airbrushing. The design features on everything a girl could need for school with a full range stationery and lunchware, and is available in stores and online now.

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4. PAPERCHASE AW16 - headgangers

Today's sneak previews feature children's designs from Paperchase's Autumn Winter 2016 offering. The first is 'Headgangers' a fun new graphic kids design from Paperchase. It features black and white photographs of cats, dogs, lions, leopards, bears etc all wearing coloured masks. This is typical of the bold ranges based around pets and animals that Paperchase create each season and this one has

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5. NEW SEASON - donna wilson aw16

We have a real treat on P&P today with tons of new product from Donna Wilson. There are lots of fab new designs for Autumn/Winter 2016 including these fun bamboo plates featuring a fox, cat, and bear. Donna Wilson is known for her sense of humour, knitting and love of craft. Her quirky woolly creations are stocked in top stores such as Heals and John Lewis. Fond childhood memories in the

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6. BOLOGNA TRIP - children's books

Next we have some more snapshots of Italian books to post today featuring covers and illustrations that caught my eye in the shops of Bologna. This selection are all children's books and were mostly spotted in Feltrinelli and Libreria Coop.

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7. 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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8. 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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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. STORE SNAPS - zara kids

This is the last week for P&P before a little break so I wanted to post some summer designs while we are still in the mood. These colourful bits and pieces were snapped in Zara Kids and feature on childrenswear from the SS2016 range.

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14. TABLEWARE - engel

Engel is a small company based in Amsterdam founded by Sabien Engelenburg. It began when Sabien created colourful bunting for her daughter's birthday and now features all kinds of party products including this fabulous bamboo tableware. Sabien teams up with a variety of enthusiastic designers to create the ranges which can be bought online in the Engel store or purchased wholesale by retailers

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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. 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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