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1. DESIGNERS - muffin & marianne

These are the very sweet illustrations of Muffin & Marianne a design studio based in Oslo. Founded in 2006 by designers Heidi Mittun-Kjos and Marianne Andresen the duo produce cards, gifts and illustrations. The designs shown above and below are from their 2015 family calendar. Muffin & Marianne have also launched their latest collection, SKAUEN  a woodland design that features on trays, boards

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2. DESIGNER - hanna karlzon

I last featured the work of Hanna Karlzon in 2012 and back then she was concentrating on illustration. But now Hanna has moved more into pattern design and has been creating fabrics and wallpapers featuring lots of flowers and birds, often with a 1970's feel. Hanna is based in Umeå, Sweden and recently collaborated on wallpaper with local company Designmäklarna. See more from Hanna online here.

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3. DESIGNER - christine witte

Christine Witte is a self-taught illustrator and surface designer with a focus on digital media. Her cheerful designs and illustrations are packed with detailed icons, often depicting engaging scenes reminiscent of another time and place. Christine’s work is whimsical and humorous, with a scandinavian and vintage influence. Her favorite subject matter includes built and natural environments,

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4. NEW FABRICS - margaret berg

Our next two posts have a painterly feel starting with these beautiful new fabrics from Margaret Berg for Robert Kaufman. Launching this month the Petal collection has fifteen fabrics across three colourways - sunkissed, pansy, and blossom.. Margaret was born and raised in South Africa but left her beloved country to pursue her creative passion and continue her studies Los Angeles. She now

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5. DESIGNER - amy sia

More painterly patterns now, this time from from textile print designer Amy Sia, Amy is an Australian currently residing in London who originally trained in fashion design graduating from RMIT university. Amy moved to London almost four years ago and since then has pursued a career in textile print design. She started by interning at a textile print studio, then freelancing this eventually led

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6. IN MY INBOX .....

I wanted to post about some of the designers whose work has arrived in my inbox before P&P goes on its summer break the week after next. The first is Jessie Fröde from Hamburg, Germany who has the studio label Freak TV. Below : Melissa Doran is an Illustrator from Dublin who produced some fabric and plate designs after taking part in the online course called Make Art That Sells run

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7. DESIGNER - inga wilmink

These fab designs are available for licensing from designer Inga Wilmink. Inga is a freelance designer based in London, although she is originally from Germany. Inga has designed for WH Smith, Walmart, Wilkinson, and Tesco among others and she has just created a new website for her designs online here.

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8. DESIGN STUDIO - ciinnamon joe

The Cinnamon Joe Studio are really excited that designer Kim Hawes has decided to join their studio. Kim comes up with great characters and colours, and has a very individual style. and they are sure their clients will love her prints. Kim is from Cincinatti, Ohio and has worked in the industry for the past ten years, but now she wants to branch out into the exciting world of surface design "

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9. DESIGNER - judy kaufman

Designer Judy Kaufman has created a new collection of patterns which are available for non-exclusive license called Hello Pattern. The prints include geometric, organic, typographic forms which can be applied to paper, fabric, wood, ceramics, walls, shower curtains, gadgets, and more. Retailers, manufacturers, product designers, fashion designers, interior designers, etc. can use them on any

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10. TABLEWARE - lotta kühlhorn

Lotta Kühlhorn is one of my favourite designers so i was really pleased recently to discover some more great designs she has created for the Japanese market. You may know Lotta from her gorgeous Koloni range of products or from her cards, wrap, book covers etc. but her graphic Scandinavian style designs are also very popular in Japan where she takes lots of commissions through her Japanese

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11. DESIGNER - morag myerscough

This is wonderfully colourful work of Morag Myerscough. I discovered Morag through the current exhibition at the Southbank Centre in London where in front of the Royal Festival Hall the most unusual temple was being built from painted wood panels of colourful geometrics and bold typography. Below are my snap shots taken at the Temple of Agape which was commissioned by The

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12. NEW COLLECTION - mel smith designs

2014 saw the launch of designer Mel Smith's first homeware collection featuring tea towels, lampshades and cushions. Mel launched her designs at Top Drawer in London and the products can be found in various stockists and online via her website here. Her double-sided cushions feature two co-ordinating prints - designed for those that like to have a quick freshen up by flipping the cushion over!

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13. DESIGNER - frankie van mourik

Frankie van Mourik has recently launched a brand new website showcasing her fun characters and pretty floral filled work. Frankie loves to create playful, colour filled patterns for homewares, stationery and fashion. Frankie is looking for freelance and licensing opportunities and can be contacted via her website for commissions or to see more of her work.  

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14. BOOK - designing patterns

I promised last week that I would post some snap shots of Lotta Kühlhorn's book Designing Patterns for Decoration, Fashion, and Graphics. Lotta Kühlhorn is one of Scandinavia’s most prominent pattern designers and has created work for a wide range of products from book covers to tableware. In it Lotta explains how she works, what inspires her, and how to use the most common techniques for

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15. DESIGNER - laure girardin vissian

I found this beautiful poster (above) with its cute arrangement of colourful graphic trees at Ikea and this led me to want to know more about it's creator Laure Girardin Vissian. Laure is a freelance designer, colourist and illustrator based in France. Her clients have included Harlequin, Boden, Nouvelles Images, Petit Bateau, and of course Ikea. She also sells her wall art prints at Art.co.uk

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16. DESIGNER - anna london

Anna London is a surface designer from California who recently relocated to Berlin in Germany. She is inspired by natural forms, vintage 1950's dishware, her favorite painters and sculptors, her cat Sophie, and the beautiful places that she travels. Anna often begins her work by doodling in her sketchbook, then turning her drawings into playful patterns on the computer using bright colors and

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17. DESIGNER - joanne paynter

Joanne Paynter is a San Diego based Surface Pattern Designer with a background in both Fashion and Graphic Design.  Joanne studied Fashion Design at The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), and had 10 years experience in the industry designing everything from apparel and handbags to textile patterns before she recently left her job to follow here dream of being a freelance

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18. DESIGNER - nina judge

Nina Judge runs a creative business is called Marmalademudpie & Me and is busy preparing a design collection for the Top Drawer trade show in the Spring 2015. Her designs are colourful, playful and are available as Kitchen textiles, cushions and soon to be children's clothing. Based in Leicester UK Nina is inspired by The 50s & the 60s, Rock n Roll, Jazz, Elvis, Retro design and Children's

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19. DESIGNER - miriam bos

Miriam Bos is one of the Spoonflower Fabric8 contest finalists who is competing to win the chance to create a collection with Robert Kaufman. You can see all 8 finalists on Spoonflower'sFacebook page and voting opens on July 17th. Miriam created this design (above & below) called Le Jardin Cosmique based on the brief 'Cosmic Voyage'. In showcasing her entry I couldn't resist posting some more

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20. FABRICS - fabric8 finalists

And here are two more designs in the Spoonflower Fabric8 contest. The first is 'Far Away Folk' by Cerigwen. I love the way Ceri has managed to get a folky feel to a space design. And below look out for Ali Benyon's POW design with its jewel like colours and organic motifs.

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21. DESIGNER - vetmari

Yvette Marie Jones is the surface pattern designer behind Vetmari whose first fabric line is coming out shortly with P&B Textiles. Yvette describes her style as sophisticated simplicity with a French flair. She is very inspired by taking vintage motifs and giving them a modern spin and loves all things French. I love her colourful geometrics (above and below( but her latest pattern look book

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22. DESIGNER - lamai mccartan

The next entry in the Spoonflower Fabric8 Contest is from Lamai McCartan's 'Constellations - Hidden in the Stars' design. Lamai is one of 8 finalists who now has to go on and build a print collection around their design entry. Voting open on July 17th and you can see all the entries here. I am also posting some more of Lamai's lovely work. She is an illustrator who loves designing patterns and

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23. NEW DESIGNER - rosie moss

Designer Rosie Moss exhibited at New Designers in London last week as part of their 'One year on' showcase. Rosie graduated with an MA in Textile Design from the Birmingham Institute of Art and Design in 2013. Since then she has produced a wonderful range of textile prints on bags, cases and cushions which she sells online here.

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24. DESIGNER - ashley le querre

Ashley Le Querre is an English designer living and working in Australia. Ashley's new designs have been inspired by her travels - such as the 'In The Jungle' patterns which were inspired by her time working on a coffee farm in New South Wales. As seen online here.

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25. DESIGNER - ryan deighton

Ryan Deighton exhibited at New Designers in London at the end of June after graduating from Leeds College of Art where he studied Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern Design. Ryan's work is influenced by his love of mid-century design and the collection he created for his final major project is entitled "United States of Retro" which he designed with contemporary interiors in mind. You can see

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