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1. SS 2015 - dot com gift shop

These notebooks are some of fresh new designs for the Dot Com Gift Shop's Spring Summer 2015 offering. Standout patterns include Mid Century Poppy (above) which features on products such as papercups, plates, napkins, and a flask. The London based business specialise in gifts and homewares and create all their exclusive designs in-house. Here are some pieces that caught my eye with plenty more

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2. TOP DRAWER 2015 - rosehip

As mentioned yesterday this week has seen the Top Drawer exhibition running in London. One of those showcasing new collections is Rosehip, the publishing company of Bristol based designer Silkie Lloyd. I am looking forward to seeing this fun new Rosehip art print collection that mixes cute painterly animals with colourful geometrics. Keep an eye on the Rosehip website for them to hopefully come

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3. NEW - biro robot

Sisters Lisa and Elena Gomez of biroRobot have a new range of products and prints up in their webshop. New designs include graphic floral mugs, limited edition screenprints and greetings cards. Lisa ans Elena are inspired by simple stlyish Scandinavian design and mid century modern aesthetics. All the new products featured can be viewed online here at biroRobot.

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4. XMAS 2014 - wilko

Today I am looking at the Christmas 2014 ranges from Wilko. This UK retailer has really focused on design for the last few years and is a great place to look for lights and decorations. They have divided their Christmas offering into collections this year and we begin with Humbug which features bright yellow, magenta, cyan and black along with geometrics for a contemporary feel.

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5. reindeer cards

I've been practicing my printmaking skills, and although I'm playing around with screenprints, a linocut still works best for me. Here is what my holiday card looks like this year:

I'm bringing a few to the local art sale at The Arts Center, so here is a little herd all packed up and waiting to go.

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6. CARDS - marks & spencer

Before we get more into Christmas design this month I thought I would post some of the lovely birthday and everyday cards spotted Marks & Spencer's recently. M&S are usually on trend with their cards, like this neon design above. Here are few snapshots from my local branch.

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7. DESIGNER - clare tupper

Last month Clare Tupper won the Most Promising Designer/Artist 2014 at the Henries. The Henries are the UK's top awards for the greetings card industry. Over 15,000 cards were entered in 2014 with an impressive judging panel made up from 40 retailers including buyers for John Lewis, WH Smith and Paperchase. Clare studied a BA Hons in Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University and now works

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8. STATIONERY - rebecca stoner

We last saw designer Rebecca Stoner on P&P with her first licensed fabric collection Prairie for Dashwood Studio. Since then Rebecca has decided to open an Etsy shop and create patterns and illustrations on Cards, Notebooks, Calendars and Art Prints. Also just in a Christmas cards. As well as being busy with freelance work and setting up her Etsy Shop Rebecca has also started work on her second

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9. FABRICS - vitamini

Casey Starks is a graphic designer and screen printer based in California who has recently released two new fabric prints: asterisk and jazzy. Both patterns feature bright, happy colors and animated shapes, inspired by mid-century advertising design - the sort of graphics you might see on ads for housewares or party snacks. They are available for purchase in the fabric section in Casey's online

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10. CARDS - anna kövecses for 1973

I don't know how I missed this but the illustrator Anna Kövecses who was featured on Print & Pattern last week has created a range of cards for Nineteen Seventy Three.  All the illustrations in the collection are from Anna's educational book about the summer of a little girl on a Mediterranean Island. Read more details about Anna and her cards online here or go straight to the shop to view the

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11. NEW COLLECTION - polkka jam

Tigers, pineapples, black panthers and paper lanterns are just a few of the objects in the new Polkka Jam collection Serkut (meaning Cousins in English). In their Serkut collection "cat cousins from different parts of the world meet to celebrate together". Bright colors, graphic hand-made illustrations and high quality materials have been designed to cheer up your everyday life. This Autumn

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12. CARDS ETC - jane farnham

These are the latest products in from Jane Farnham created for her Etsy shop, including new Christmas Cards, a Sewing Machine tote bag, tea towels and notebooks. Jane is surface pattern designer and maker based in Hertfordshire and she is also a designer for Camelot Fabrics.

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13. CARDS - ruka ruka

Sinéad Gray is the fab designer behind Ruka Ruka and she has been very busy creating lots of new card and print designs since we last featured her on P&P. Ruka Ruka are also very excited to be getting into the UK high street with cards soon to  be stocked in Paperchase, The Design Museum Shop, and The Conran Shops in the UK and Paris. New arrivals include a clever wordsearch card that will fit

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14. DESIGN LABEL - seasalt

Something else I discovered in Totnes was the Cornish label Seasalt. The business was founded in Cornwall 1981 but it wasn't until 2003 that they began to design their own exclusive prints. Their patterns feature lots of boats, Cornish flowers, and Seaside themes and are created in-house by designers Sophie Chadwick and Laura Watson. The colourful designs are put to good use not only on

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15. TOP DRAWER - francesca iannaccone

Another designer showing at Top Drawer earlier this week was Francesca Iannaccone, who coincidentally is featuring in the next P&P book 'Geometrics'. Francesca produces cards, prints and more with Mid Century flavour which you can also find on Etsy at Mrs Elliots Books and on Society6.

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16. PAPERCHASE - cards

Also snapped at  Paperchase I found lots of great new cards in what must surely be the best card store in London. Above and below are  designs from Jane Ormes and then two florals from Hannah Pontin both published by The Art Press.  Below : And two lovely florals from Rachel Cave for Black Olive. Below :  New designs from Caroline Gardner featuring Cats & Dogs and Circus

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17. TEXTILES - victoria & abigail

Friends Abi & Vicky are two long time friends who have opened an online store called Victoria & Abigail specialising in home wares, accessories , and stationery from small independent designers. They work with a number of textile designers from South Africa including Indigi (above & below), illustrator and designer Jesse Breytenbach and Skinny LaMinx aka Heather Moore, who is well known to most

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18. 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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19. DESIGN STUDIO - forest foundry

Design collective Forest foundry is one year old and to celebrate they have each created a birthday card. The past year has seen some real highlights for them including Zoe Ingram winning the 2013 Global Talent Search , Miriam Bos reached the finals of the Spoonflower Fabric8 Contest and they had their first exhibit together at Surtex in New York. But even besides these accomplishments, they

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20. CARDS & WRAP - paper salad

UK based publishers Paper Salad have designed a selection of brand new neon bright gift bags/wraps for Glick who launched them at The Harrogate Home and Gift show last month. There are three everyday ranges - patchwork, woodland friends & bright floral, and also shown is a new Mother's Day design with pink flowers and butterflies. It's also the perfect excuse to show some of Paper Salad's

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21. CARDS - big jon

It's always nice to see patterns used on greetings cards and these are from the new 'Palm Springs' range from UK publisher Big Jon. The collection of seven celebrates the bright color and patterns of summer and sunny California. As seen online here at Big Jon along with lots more ranges.

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22. CARDS - tesco

I really fell in love with the floral print on this card spotted in UK supermarket Tesco. The lovely print is bold and graphic but with a hand made feel. Here are some more of the recent design arrivals at Tesco snapped in my local branch.... Read the rest of this post

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23. CARDS - clinton

My local branch of Clintons Cards has had something of a makeover with new modern shop fittings (vertical perspex like Paperchase) and thanks to their new owners lots of American product - such as letterpress cards. Amazingly they are also stocking a range of stationery and accessories from top designer US Jonathan Adler. Here are some of my fave cards spotted in store and a few snaps of their

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24. CARDS - utility

I have been to Liverpool on my summer break to find out all about The Beatles and whilst I was there I came across a great card shop called 'Utility'.  There are several branches in the city and I was pleased to see they stocked some wonderful designers including Jessica Hogarth, Noi Publishing, and Love Faith & Hope. Well worth a browse if you are in the area or look online here.

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25. CARDS - noi publishing

Talking of  Noi Publishing they have produced their new season catalogue for card retailers to start looking ahead to 2015. There is a brand new children's card range featuring a variety of animals on the front and animal prints on the back. There is also a poster (above) and temporary transfers available in the same range. For Spring next year there is some fab typography on Valentine's cards

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