FABRICS - MATSUKE FABRICS

Sometimes when I get a spare minute I love to have a browse around Japanese websites. Especially those that love the Scandinavian aesthetic....

NEW WORK - THE TINY GARDEN

The Tiny Garden Design Studio has just updated their catalogue with new designs. Their fab selection of brand new desi​gns include...

 
 
 

DESIGNER - MAJA RÖNNBÄCK

Maja Rönnbäck is a Swedish surface pattern designer with a love for simplicity, who designs bold, playful and vibrant patterns in a...

FABRICS - AMANDA BRANDL

Designer Amanda Brandl's work is always bright and full of birds and animals, and has been described as a mix of contemporary folk...

 
 
 

KIDS DESIGN - CAROLYN GAVIN FOR ANTHROPOLOGIE

One of my favourite artists Carolyn Gavin has collaborated with Anthropologie to create a new kids bedding collection called Canine...

LATEST WORK - CLAIRE WILSON

Since joining Print & Pattern's Designers for Hire Claire Wilson has designed a brand new website and been signed up by The Bright...

 
 
 

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - NOONDAY DESIGN

Today we have a new entry in the Designers for Hire Directory. Tracey Coon of Noonday Design is an artist / illustrator / surface pattern...

FABRICS - LILYOAKE

Paula Arndt is the artist behind LilyOake who loves to create old fashioned cottage florals. Paula designs surface patterns for fabrics,...

 
 
 

NEW WEB WORK - NASTJA HOLTFRETER

These fun and colourful design are by Nastja Holtfreter who has recently published her brand new website. Clients can see all her latest...

DESIGN AGENCY - JEHANE LTD

Jehane Boden Spiers is an artist and art agent in Brighton, UK who has just set up a new agency called Jehane Ltd. Jehane (pronounced...

 
 
 

DESIGNER - RACHEL WATSON

Rachel Watson is a designer based in Derby, who mainly focuses on patterns for home decor, stationery and greetings - and this is where...

FABRIC PRINTING - KUNJUT TEXTILE AND DESIGN

Kunjut Textile & Design is a large format digital fabric printing studio. Since 2009, they have been providing custom printing services...

 
 
 

NEWSLETTER - COCO GIGI DESIGN

Gina Maldonado the artist behind Coco Gigi Design has created her very first newsletter and would love to invite people to subscribe....

DESIGNER - LYNN FORDER

Lynn Forder had a background in accountancy but in 2016 things changed when she “stumbled” upon the term Surface Pattern Design. Lynn...

 
 
 

NEW WORK - SARAH GRATELEY

These are some of the most recent designs by Designers for Hire member Sarah Grateley. Sarah is looking to expand her client list for...

NEW YORK - PHOTO ROUND-UP

Today I am posting my final snap shots from last weeks trip to New York. I'm starting with a few bits and pieces spotted in art supplies...

 
 
 

NEW YORK - FISHS EDDY

One of the nicest places I have found to buy a stylish themed gift in Manhattan is Fishs Eddy, who have special design collections...

NEW YORK - CRATE & KIDS

I have to admit I was shocked when I saw that the fabulous Land of Nod was being taken over by Crate & Barrel to create Crate & Kids....

 
 
 

NEW YORK - PINK OLIVE

I popped my head into cute gift shop Pink Olive. They have several stores but the one I saw was in Williamsburg on Bedford Avenue....

NEW YORK - ABC CARPET & HOME

I am back from a few days in New York for the David Bowie Is exhibition. Although I didn't get a lot of time for shopping I have managed...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Dog Painting, Pet Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 8x10

Dog Painting, Pet Painting, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, 8x10

My neighbor Ellen, commissioned me to do paintings of her two fur babies. I was happy when she loved this painting. She felt I captured his spirit well. In some ways, it is... Read more ...

60th World Wide SketchCrawl

60th World Wide SketchCrawl

Part of facade of Seoul Central Mosque, pencil, watercolor, A 4 group tourists, pencil, watercolor, A 4 scenery seen from the inside of the entrance, pencil, watercolor, A 4... Read more ...

Summer Sale Begins! "Paint Me" 8x10 Oil

Summer Sale Begins! "Paint Me" 8x10 Oil

"Paint Me" 8x10 Oil by Michael Chesley Johnson $200 AVAILABLE Contact info mchesleyjohnson.com It's that time of year again when I take stock of the paintings in my studio... Read more ...

Le Crêpe da Pía / Erbalunga estudio

Le Crêpe da Pía / Erbalunga estudio

© Iván Casal Nieto Architects: Erbalunga estudio Location: Galicia, Spain Area: 36.5 m2 Project Year: 2017 Photographs: Iván Casal Nieto Materials: Varnished iron and dressed... Read more ...

Chasing The Light: Marvin Rand's Photographs of Mid-Century Modern California

Chasing The Light: Marvin Rand's Photographs of Mid-Century Modern California

Welton Becket & Associates, Capitol Records, Hollywood, 1956. Image Courtesy of the Estate of Marvin Rand Images of Los Angeles present an limitless city, whose roads sprawl... Read more ...

Street Art by Nadya ONadya O is a street artist from Saint

Street Art by Nadya ONadya O is a street artist from Saint

Street Art by Nadya O Nadya O is a street artist from Saint Petersburg. You can see more of her street art, illustrations or designs on her page. Follow us on Instagram | Donate Read more ...

New Tuscany Palette Knife Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

New Tuscany Palette Knife Painting by Texas Artist Niki Gulley

"Cypress Shadows," Tuscany ©2018 Niki Gulley SOLD • 9" x 12" textured oil painting Just Sold! I painted "Cypress Shadows" from the villa we stay in when my husband and I are... Read more ...

Shore break, David Schermann

Shore break, David Schermann

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Bokeh, Philip Barlow

Bokeh, Philip Barlow

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Spotlight: Richard Rogers

Spotlight: Richard Rogers

Centre Georges Pompidou / Richard Rogers + Renzo Piano. Image © Flickr user dalbera licensed under CC BY 2.0 As one of the leading architects of the British High-Tech movement... Read more ...