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1. TEXTILES - harlequin trelliso

Tresillo is the new, fashion-inspired collection of eclectic fabrics and wallcoverings from Harlequin. Released this month Tresillo is a modern collection of "soft, geometric motifs, subtle but statement patterns and effortless organic designs" that have been inspired by Latin America. It has a lively and imaginative colour palette, grouped together in combinations that are vibrant and

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2. KITCHEN - missprint

John Lewis is also a great place to spot new designs from MissPrint, and I was pleased to see a new range of ceramics and kitchen storage. Products in the range include tins, storage jars, a milk jug, teapot, salt & pepper set, ramekins and egg cups. MissPrint also have a new wallpaper design since P&P last reported on them, a smart hand drawn geometric called Nectar.. And

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3. Fusenews: Different cultures. Same battlefield.

  • LeapYearHappy Leap Day!  Unlike Leap Day William here I have no candy to bestow upon the weeping children of the world, but I do have some keen links.  First and foremost, this old newspaper article (possibly The New York Times) courtesy of Andrew Fairweather.  It’s a little difficult to read here but it says, “THE QUESTION: As a librarian, what was the most unusual request ever made of you?” Between the voracious pygmy pig, the nightingale being attacked and the primo embalmer, these are some good reference questions!

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Thanks to Andrew Fairweather for the image.

  • Just in case you missed it, on Febrary 24th there was a great piece called “You Will Be Tokenized” in Brooklyn Magazine which moves heaven and earth to correct many misconceptions about working in the publishing industry today (monetary misconceptions amongst others).
  • I’m not one for wallpaper.

What’s that, you say?

You said there’s Carson Ellis wallpaper out there?

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I’ll take three houses’ worth, thank you.

Thanks to Alison Morris for the link.

  • Speaking of PW, if you didn’t follow their recent link to this story on publishing children’s literature in Russia, you need to double back and do so. This is the kind of story I’d like to hear about more often.  International publishing is absolutely fascinating to me and we hear so little about it.
  • Read that article and then follow it up with a brief examination of the talk, “Brown Gold: African American Children’s Literature as a Genre of Resistance.”  In one case you have a government cracking down on precisely what children can and cannot read (“Between the ages of 6 and 12, children were allowed to learn about illness but not death”).  On the other you have an examination of children’s books by, “Alice Walker, bell hooks, W.E.B. DuBois, Nikki Giovanni, Maya Angelou and James Baldwin…”  The sole problem with this piece is that it doesn’t delve into Michelle Martin’s speech or link to a transcript.  Still, I love pairing the authoritarianism on the one hand and the resistance on the other. Different cultures.  Same battlefield.  Thanks to Phil Nel for the link.
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And finally, Boing Boing recently highlighted these shoes from Irregular Choices.  And though they may require taking out a loan on your home, I wouldn’t say no if you wanted to bequeath them to me in some manner.  I’m a size 9 1/2, in case you’re curious: Alice1Alice2Previous shoe-related posts may be found here.

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4. WALLPAPER - kim parker for clarke & clarke

I was inspired to create today's post after seeing the cover image on the latest edition of Country Homes & Interiors magazine. It features a vivid floral spring floral by Clarke & Clarke. The wallpaper print is called Ariadne's Dream by Kim Parker from her Artbook collection. The range features various beautiful florals on both fabrics and wallpaper and can be seen online here.

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5. WALLPAPER - mini moderns

Mini Moderns have released the latest wallpaper in their Hinterland collection. The collection takes inspiration from the Kent coastline and its surrounding countryside and the newest pattern 'Equinox' is the result of an exploration of the agricultural heritage of the county often described as the Garden of England. The design pays tribute to the corn dolly - plaited straw ornaments,

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6. NEW COLLECTION - sanderson

Sanderson's latest collection is a riot of colour and bold print. Called ' Papavera' the collection is refreshing for it's simplicity of form, with geometrics such as Milla which was made from cutting paper. There are also lots of florals including poppies the flower which has the Latin name Papavera after which the collection is named. The designers have played with scale and texture across both

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7. WALLPAPERS - a little round up

I came across this photograph of wallpaper flower fans on the Lookbox Living blog from Singapore and wanted to find some of the striking papers they had used to create these beautiful decorations. One of those featured is 'Totem' (seen below) from Tres Tintas and designed by creative duo PotiPoti. Another design used was Abstract Malachite by Christian Lacroix. Next up is

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8. NEW COLLECTION - scion

My next home decor selection is from Scion's latest collection 'Levande' which features some fabulous prints on fabric and wallaper. The collection was inspired by hedgerows and was designed by Hannah Bowen who won the Harlequin Award at New Designers in 2013 and now works for Scion. 'Levande' is Swedish for 'living' and Scion wanted to create playful patterns that give people cosy and familar

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9. WALLPAPER - baines & fricker

And finally today we have some wallpaper patterns from Brighton based husband and wife design duo Baines&Fricker. The latest arrivals include humourous sketches of cats and dogs, but I was also drawn to the fashionable cacti and beautifully stylised minerals. The papers are all digitally printed in the UK and can be found online here.

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11. NEW BOOK - ingela p arrhenius

P&P favourite Ingela P Arrhenius has created a brand new children's book for French publishers Marcel & Joachim. Called 'Animaux' it's a poster sized book measuring a large 46 x 34cm and features 32 different animals illustrated in Ingela's graphic retro style. The names of the animals are of course all in French although Dutch, Italian and Spanish versions are also planned. Fingers crossed

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12. HOME DECOR - next

Our second post on Autumn Winter 2015 home decor is from Next, who also have a mid century style collection with this textured black & white leaf design. The print features on wallpaper, bedlinen, rug, cushions and wall art. Here is a selection of patterns recently arrived in store.... Read the rest of this post

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13. WALLPAPER - ingela p arrhenius

Photowall have launched a new wall mural collection called 'Fabel' by Swedish illustrator and designer Ingela P Arrhenius. There are eight designs currently in the range including Ingela's personal favourite 'Town" (above & below) which reminds her of the picture books she enjoyed as a young girl. Other designs include Frames, Jungle, Forest, Space, Tivoli and Travelling - and all the designs

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14. NEW COLLECTION - rachel powell

Print designer Rachel Powell has launched her new collection ‘Happy Homeware’. Inspired by the playful nature of mid century design, Rachel’s best selling prints Woodstock, Yoko and Nelly combine to create a bright and bold capsule collection that can add a touch of retro style to any home. Products range from £10-£68, and include ceramics, tea towels and wallpaper which are all made in the UK.

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15. TEXTILES - scion

Fabric and wallpaper brand Scion were thrilled to see that the new John Lewis Christmas advert features two of their eye-catching Scion Living rugs: Kaleido and Yoki. The pattern designs were taken from their best-selling fabrics and made in conjunction with leading rug manufacturer Brink & Campman. This gave me the perfect excuse to check in to Scion and see what else was new since we last

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16. TEXTILES - villa nova : makela

Today's posts feature fresh design collections from Villa Nova. Nottingham based Villa Nova are part of The Romo Group and they design and produce an eclectic range of furnishing and upholstery fabrics as well as wallpapers. This September saw the launch of several new collections including the colourful 'Makela' with its bold, graphic prints comprising of standout florals, abstract geometrics

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17. TEXTILES - villa nova : avebury

The next collection from Villa Nova is 'Avebury' a unity of classic and modern style. Available in six colour groups, quince, charcoal, lime, petrol/Ink, coral and orchid it features geometric and organic patterned embroideries made with handcrafted elements. These include a screen printed tree motif with hand embroidered highlights, a classic trellis appliqué with hints of embroidery and a

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18. TOP DRAWER/HOME - mini moderns

The 'Home' show was co-located with Top Drawer this week at London Olympia. One of the highlights was the launch of Mini Moderns three new Hinterland prints. The fourth wallpaper in the range was 'Gulls' which was launched alongside 'Pluto' and 'Equinox' to complete the collection which was shown in it's entirety for the first time. See more about all their products including bedding, paint

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19. SPRING 2015 - next directory

Today I am featuring some of the new Spring Summer designs which will soon be appearing in the shops. A copy of the new Next Directory catalogue recently arrived at my door and two collections caught my eye Geo and Retro Flower. The mid-centruy modern style designs  feature on curtains, blinds, cushions, wallpaper and bathroom co-ordinates.

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20. HOME DECOR - harlequin amazilia

Harlequin have released a brand new collection for spring 2015 is named after the native South American hummingbird, Amazilia. The collection channels the current trend of bringing the outdoors in and features tropical influences from fashion. Louise Collis from the Harlequin studio has been working on this eye-catching botanical collection for the last 18 months. Louise explains her

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21. DESIGNER - ailsa lishman

Ailsa Lishman is a recent graduate from Manchester School of Art where she studied a BA (Hons) in Textiles In Practice. Ailsa specialised in printed textiles using a a combination of screen printed and digital techniques to create her designs. She loves to play around with mark making and abstraction to create fresh and exciting surface pattern prints. Ailsa recently completed a three month

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22. WALLPAPER - mini moderns

P.L.U.T.O is the latest wallpaper design from Mini Moderns. Whilst designing their Hinterland collection - based on Dungeness and the surrounding Kent countryside - Mini Moderns were intrigued to learn about the area’s rich military history. The P.L.U.T.O. wallpaper is named after The Pipe Line Under The Ocean - a fuel line running under the English Channel to supply fuel to the allied D-Day

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23. WALLPAPER - MissPrint

With the Surtex show now in full swing it's worth noting that other shows are taking place at New York's Javits Center at the same time. One of those is ICFF, a leading international interior design event, where UK company MissPrint are launching two new wallpaper designs. 'Foxglove' and 'Woods' are from their forthcoming 2015 collection, which will be available, later in the year. The two new

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24. HOME TEXTILES - next : high summer 2015

UK retailer Next have added some new homewares to their selection as part of their High Summer 2015 range. One of the collections is Wild Meadow which features yellow ochre and soft greys with a watercolour florals and country inspired prints. Other collections feature contemporary geometrics using grids and triangles, exotic tropical inspired designs with supersized florals and butterflies,

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25. WALLPAPER/FABRIC - angie lewin

St.Judes have announced the forthcoming launch of the latest fabrics and wallpaper by Angie Lewin. Birch Tree Sun was inspired by Angie's 2006 wood engraving Five Trees and her 2010 screen print Winter Birches, the embryonic design for the new fabric, which we first saw in her 2010 book 'Plants & Places'. Birch Tree Sun wallpaper and fabrics will be available online here in late summer 2015.

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