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1. MAKE IT IN DESIGN - competition

It is that time of year again and the 2017 Print & Pattern/ Make it in Design Scholarship is now launching. You could win an online design course worth over £1280. Are you an emerging designer ready to make it big in the surface pattern design world? This is an incredible opportunity to win a design scholarship that will help you on your way! Sponsored by Print & Pattern, the Make it in

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2. NEW WORK - rachael taylor

 UK based artist Rachael Taylor has recently updated her portfolio to include lots of new designs, some of which I am lucky enough to be able to showcase here, Rachael is open to new licensing opportunities and design commissions and can be found online here.

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3. DESIGNER - sonje reyle

Sonja Reyle is a designer based in Germany. She studied textile design at the UDK in Berlin and went on to run her own silk screen studio for many years. Sonja has just recently gone back to freelance design and last year sold a few of her pattern designs to the German fabric company, Westfalenstoffe. Here are some examples of Sonja's pattern design and you can see more or get in touch via her

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4. WALL ART - kate banazi

Today's P&P posts focus on strong graphics - starting with the work of Sydney based artist Kate Banazi. Originally from London Kate studied at the prestigious art school 'Central St. Martins'. She creates striking screen printed works and collages featuring geometric shapes and lines that give an optical illusion of depth. In 2016, Kate was one of twelve artists, designers and architects

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5. DESIGNER - kat uno

Kat Uno is an illustrator based in Hawaii. After working for about 6 years as a graphic designer for a government agency Kat decided to strike out on her own in 2015. She is currently represented by the Astound Agency and has been illustrating books for going on 2 years. Although her agency work is her bread and butter, Kat also really loves designing cute characters and patterns. You can find

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6. DESIGNER - feena brooks

Feena Brooks is a London based surface pattern designer who originally trained in Fine Art and has 16 years experience as an artist/designer/illustrator. Over the last year Feena has been focusing on designing patterns and building her surface pattern design portfolio. She completed Module 1&2 of the ABSPD courses, and won a place on their Ultimate Portfolio builder course through their

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7. DESIGNER - jason ansell

Our second designer today is London based Jason Ansell who worked in Fashion for 15 years creating womenswear for the high end and high street. But for the last 2 years Jason has been busy redirecting himself towards his love of illustration. He has taken MATS (Make Art That Sells) classes and has been busy building up a portfolio. Here are some lovely examples that show Jason's style and he is

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8. DESIGNER - little paper tulip

 Today we have a selection of designs from Little Paper Tulip. I could find no details on this elusive studio and the artist behind it but still thought their work was really interesting when a message arrived in my inbox. You can take a look at more lovely work from the Little Paper Tulip online here.

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9. DESIGNER - richard baker

Designer Richard Baker felt he had lost the passion he once had for design after graduating from the Norwich University of the Arts. But last year he was unfortunate enough to have a stroke at the age of 34 - a car crash being a probable cause, but he fully recovered and the whole ordeal made him feel reborn again...grateful for everyday. And more importantly...his love for design came back

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10. WALL ART - mel smith

Designer Mel Smith has created some beautiful posters as part of her new Summer In The City range, a collection of geometric prints that are an abstract vision of cityscapes.  Mel had a lot of fun playing around with these designs and loved the mid-century style that emerged from the overlaid textures, and the summery palette gave what could be a drab industrial illustration a fresh, buoyant

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11. DESIGNER - bianca pozzi

Bianca Pozzi is a designer from Brazil. Bianca graduated in Fashion Design and worked as an in-house textile designer for a couple of years. She now works as a Freelance Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer creating prints for fabrics, stationery etc. She loves to work with gouache and watercolours and believes in drawing everyday to practice and evolve her style. Bianca welcomes

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12. DESIGNER - frances boyd

Frances Boyd has just completed some new designs for her portfolio which we are lucky enough to see today. Frances' website has also had a makeover to make it easier for potential clients to see her work and style at a glance.

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13. DESIGNER - land & she

These designs are the work of Emily Kelley an illustrator from Pennsylvania, USA who works under the name Land & She. Emily's work is inspired by a wandering spirit and the environment. She uses a lot of hand drawn patterns in her work which brings a personal and handmade element into each piece. Emily hopes to inspire people who view her work to "Adventure to new places and have an

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14. DESIGNER - helene-marie gilmour

Helene-Marie Gilmour is a freelance Designer and Illustrator from the UK. After working in the design industry for over fifteen years Helene-Marie decided to go it alone two years ago and says she has never looked back! Alongside her freelance work, Helene-Marie has also been developing her own collection of  patterns for textiles which will hopefully extend into other products in the future.

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15. DESIGNER - courtney-beth keller

Courtney-Beth Keller of One Little Print Shop has designed some brand new florals and is sharing them with us today. They created after Courtney's first Surtex showing with the Finch & Foxglove art collective. All were all first-timers who seemed to get a good response at the show and came away with lots of contacts and interest. Courtney is still very new to the licensing world and anyone

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16. DESIGNER - jenn ski

After seeing a Jenn Ski newsletter recently I realised it had been a while since I had posted what she has been up to lately. Jenn has long been an expert and champion of mid century pattern and some of her latest work is bold, colourful and as you would expect beautifully retro in feel. Jenn sells her artworks on Etsy and is represented for licensing by Lilla Rogers where her clients have

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17. BLUEPRINT - pomelo & pomelo

Another studio showing at Blueprint in New York are Pomelo and Pomelo who will be there with 17 other fantastic studios for the 3 day show (8th-10th August). Abby Zweiful and Sarah Watson have been creating loads of new seasonal art to showcase at the 4th Blueprint this August. It is not all baubles and pine cones, there will also be plenty of geometrics. florals. and unique illustrations

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18. NEW WORK - jennifer orkin lewis

Today we are lucky enough to see some brand new artwork from artist Jennifer Orkin Lewis. They form part of a collection of fresh work that uses dark backgrounds, and can be seen on Jennifer's Instagram page August Wren where she shares all of her sketchbook paintings. She is represented by Jennifer Nelson Artists and these works and more will be available for licensing. In September Jennifer

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19. DESIGNER - striped pear studio

Kirsten Sevig is an artist /designer/ illustrator/ pattern painter based in Minneapolis, MN where she works in a stripey studio that she has dubbed the 'Striped Pear Studio'. Kirsten loves creating patterns and products and has recently designed and produced a couple of notecard sets for her new Striped Pear Studio brand. Featuring her lovely hand painted patterns they are now available in her

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20. NEW WORK - emily emerson

Designer Emily Emerson specialises in whimsical design and illustration for children. Emily has created a new pattern collection for licensing on fabrics, stationery etc. called 'Dream Circus'. In lovely soft colours it features friendly animals that any young child or baby would love. Anyone interested in the designs can contact Emily via her website here.

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21. DESIGNER - stephani stilwell

Stephani Stilwell is a US based designer who studied for a BFA in Illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Steph works as a freelancer and creates illustrations for editorial to narrative, hand-lettering and food illustration. But her true passion is for pattern design. She likes to inject jokes and humour into her work and previous clients have included American Greetings. 

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22. DESIGNER - gina mayes

Gina Mayes is a children's illustrator and surface designer who is originally from Mexico but currently resides in Mansfield, Texas. Gina's latest fabric collection is called 'Fairy Meadow' and has been designed for sale at her Spoonflower shop Baby Bubble Co.. Featuring whimsical botanical designs with lush greens and beautiful pastels. Gina is a mom of three and loves to sew, knit and do

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23. ILLUSTRATION - happy art collective

The Happy Happy Art Collective have recently redesigned the classic Old Maid Card as a fun project. The collective is made up of six artists: Pauline (Muffin) Grayson, Emily Balsley, Tammie Bennett, Denise Holmes, Lauren Lowen, and Jill Howarth.  Denise is represented by Tugeau2 Children's Illustrators and both Jill and Lauren are represented by Jennifer Nelson Artists. You can see all of the

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24. NEW WORK - trina dalziel

These are some of the latest works from designer Trina Dalziel. They were designed for a course called "Creating Collections for Home Decor" where Trina choose a Farm theme. Each week students designed with a different substrate in mind - metal, ceramics, glass and fabric. Trina loved painting them at her kitchen table as a change from her commissioned illustration drawing desk/computer work.

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25. DESIGNER - andrew holder

Andrew Holder is an illustrator and designer based Los Angeles. Andrew has created a wonderful series of super stylised geometric animals such as the two striking horses above. His clients have included Urban Oufitters, Roxy, BBC, and Gap. Andrew's portfolio can be seen online here and he is available for freelance commissions.

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