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1. DESIGNER - magnus riise

Print & Pattern has another new designer joining the Designers for Hire directory this week - Magnus Riise. Magnus is based in Oslo, Norway and creates surface patterns, illustrations and graphic design. He studied a BA in visual communication at the Bergen Academy of Art and Design in Norway, and also attended the Kolding School of Design, in Denmark. Magnus describes his work as "colourful,

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2. 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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3. DESIGNER - alex broad

Alex Broad is a recent graduate from Loughborough University where she studied for a BA in illustration. Alex has worked on varied projects in illustration and branding but is passionate about greetings cards and surface pattern design. This is the field Alex would love to be part of and hopes to find some commissions soon.

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4. DESIGNER - james brown

This week saw a new entry in the Designers for Hire Directory. James Christopher Brown runs a studio called BRWN based in Jan Juc, Australia where he produces illustration, textile prints, graphic design and animation. James completed a degree in illustration at the University of Plymouth, UK and has been an illustrator for over 15 years. The majority of James’s career has been spent doing

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5. DESIGNER - tilly

Tilly is a designer and illustrator based by the sea in Brighton. She had her first children's book 'Where's Will?' published in 2015 by Ivy Press with Thames and Hudson. Tilly's other clients have included National Geographic, Stella magazine, BBC, The Guardian and Bosch. Tilly likes to approach each brief with originality and a touch of humour, drawing inspiration from the everyday and the

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6. DESIGNER - frances boyd

These delicate patterns are by Frances Boyd a Freelance Surface Pattern Designer based in the Isle Of man. Frances waitresses and works with kids part time at the moment as well as looking after her three boys, but any spare time i spent drawing or on the computer creating patterns. Her dream is to commit to Surface Pattern full time as that is her true passion! Frances says she was lucky to

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7. DESIGNER - zoe wodarz

These fresh and contemporary new patterns from designer Zoe Wodarz. Zoe has been very busy working on designs for Tweens ready for Back to School 2016 collections. She has created designs that are cool and preppy or fun and colourful and graphic and hip. She has also created print collections for product ranges themed to both Autumn and Winter 16.  Zoe has a fabulous online portfolio and is

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8. XMAS 2015 - wendy kendall

Print & Pattern continues to look at Christmas design this week and these gorgeous new designs are by Wendy Kendall. Wendy has just uploaded her latest designs to her portfolio website online here and she is also part of the brilliant Dotty Wren Studio who are posting new work each day as part of their Christmas advent calendar.

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9. XMAS 2015 - miriam bos

Designer Miriam Bos is counting down to Christmas by posting an illustration every day until the 25th of December that is festive or winter related. Miriam hopes to add a bit of cheerfulness and sweetness to people’s day during the cold December month and at the same time is building a portfolio for her first solo exhibition at Surtex 2016! All the designs have a touch of traditional water

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10. XMAS 2015 - advent countdowns

A few more Christmas designs have come in at the last minute for designers who are doing advents. Posting a Christmas design each day is a great way to test your creativity and skills and to build up a portfolio. The first designs are from Hong Kong based designer Gina Maldonado of Cocogigidesign. Next up are some bold designs from Stephanie Thannhauser's Christmas countdown... Read the rest of this post

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11. DESIGNER - kate mason

Today we are showcasing the work of Kate Mason - the winner of this years Global Talent Search, a top design competition organised by the Lilla Rogers Studio. As the Grand Prize winner Kate won two years’ international representation from Lilla Rogers, plus a host of prestigious product licenses. Kate is based in Adelaide, Australia, where she lives with her husband and five children. She works

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12. ILLUSTRATION - yanyan evan-jones

YanYan Evan-Jones is originally from China but now lives in England. She is an amateur illustrator who is really interested in surface pattern design and wanted to show her works to a wider audience. YanYan primarily works with pen and paper, and doesn't sketch anything out in pencil first. She loves the fact that working this way means that there are no second chances; for better or worse

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13. GRADUATES - abspd student coursework

Today I have also been invited to showcase some of the latest work created by students already on the Make it in Design course. These are from the ABSPD Round 10 Module 1 Showcase, that started in September 2015. The first design I chose is this lovely llama design (above) from Kate Fearn of Petite Circus.‘The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design' is an online e-course run by surface

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14. DESIGNER - bel lefosse

Bel Lefosse is a Brazilian Textile/Surface Designer based in London. Bel works as a freelance designer for a studio in America where her prints are sold to Fashion brands. When designing her own prints Bel uses a combination of photographs, illustration and digital manipulation and loves to reflect the vibrant colours of Brazil. If you like her style you can see more or get in touch online here

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15. DESIGNER - ali benyon

Designer Ali Benyon has spent the last ten years living in Australia, but recently moved back to the UK. Now getting straight back into business in her new home she has just launched a new website and released a new range of products, all designed and manufactured in the UK! Products include cushions, toiletry bags, purses, note books, greetings cards and candles Besides her pretty and

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16. DESIGNER - joanne fenlon

The colourful florals are by designer Joanne Fenlon works under the studio label Beige Rainbow Designs. Joanne says she is creating art "to push the envelope slightly but ultimately make people smile with a huge dollop of rainbow goodness and a sprinkle of humour". Joanne was born and raised in Merseyside, UK, but is currently living in Dubai. She is relatively new to the surface pattern design

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17. DESIGNER - adrien cissé

Adrien Cissé is a a french product and pattern designer who has created some original designs featuring quirky motifs such as 3D flowers and Lego bricks. He likes to include humour and reverie in his work and feels he keeps a sense of his childhood dreams in his passion for design. He recently created an animated showreel for some of his patterns, which you can see in his online portfolio here.

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18. DESIGNER - lara cannon

And finally today we have a few designs from designer Lara Cannon. Lara graduated from the Rhode Island School of design in 2006 and is now based in California where she works as a freelance illustrator.

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19. BLUE PRINT NYC - victoria johnson

These are some striking new designs available for licensing from Victoria Johnson. They form part of the portfolio she'll be showing at Blue Print in New York next week. To create the designs she began playing with paint, then chopped up the various papers and used them to make individual flowers for a potential greetings card range. Victoria is represented by Jennifer Nelson Artists who will

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20. DESIGNER - malu lenzi

Today's featured designer is Malu Lenzi who has just joined the P&P Directory. Malu (short from Maria Luiza) is an illustrator, designer and 'cute maker' - originally from Brazil but currently based in Berlin. Malu used to work as marketing/planner in Ad agencies in São Paulo but since moving to Europe three years ago, she has been following her passion of being an illustrator with love and

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21. NEW COLLECTION - jessica wilde

Designer Jessica Wilde joined Not on the High Street earlier this year and has been busy developing a range which includes cushions, art prints, notebooks, gift cards and handmade jewellery. Featuring bright botanicals and quirky creatures Jessica took her inspiration from rural Shropshire and her hometown of Shrewsbury where her studio is currently based. The products - including these

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22. XMAS 2015 - fran wood design

These beautiful Christmas cards by Fran Wood were inspired by vintage Bulgarian stamps and Czechoslovakian folk art. Fran began by making sketches then cutting them of paper and scanning them into Photoshop to create the finished artwork. Fran has worked as a commercial designer in the past but currently teaches art to primary children. All the card designs are available to buy online at Etsy

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23. DESIGNER - natalya zahn

Natalya Zahn is an American illustrator currently located in Boston, MA. Her love of nature, animals, and natural history subjects has resulted in a new collection of textiles based on wild plants and pollinators. The original goal for the collection was for display during a solo art exhibition called 'Birds, Bees and Tulip Trees' - thus each pattern was designed at a larger than life size to

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24. DESIGNERS - scandinavian pattern collection

The lovely designs come from "The Scandinavian Pattern Collection" a business collective which aims to promote Scandinavian designers and patterns to the Japanese market. Members of the collective include Edholm Ullenius, Maria Bergstrom, Anna Berger, and Johanna Orn. Here are some of my favourites but there is plenty more to see at the Scandinavian Pattern Collection website.

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25. XMAS 2015 - polka jam

Today's Christmas post features fab seasonal designs from Finnish label Polkka Jam. New releases include a 2016 diary, Christmas cards, wrapping paper, year planners and calendars. All available to see and buy online here.

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