FABRICS - SOLVEJG MAKARETZ FOR JOANN

Designer Solvejg Makaretz has created a new fabric collection for JoAnn Fabrics in the USA. Solvejg worked on the designs, where the...

FABRICS - LAUREN LESLEY FOR PBS FABRICS

Designer Lauren Lesley recently licensed a new fabric collection with PBS Fabrics called 'Belize'. It's based on a jungle trend and...

 
 
 

HOMEWARES - SAINSBURY'S HABITAT

I just had to post these fun new ceramic designs from Habitat spotted in Sainsbury's last week. This bright pottery family are in fact...

STATIONERY - CUBEELY PARIS

Artist Sarah Betz of the design studio Little Cube has recently embarked on a new adventure outside of her Illustrator career. Sarah...

 
 
 

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - CAROLINE FAUP

We have another fab new artist in the P&P Designers for Hire Directory today. Caroline Faup is a French designer who describes herself...

DESIGNER FOR HIRE - HANNAH BOWMAN

We have a new entry in the Designers for Hire Directory today. Hannah Bowman is an illustrator and surface pattern designer, currently...

 
 
 

PRINTSOURCE - BRENDA MANLEY

Brenda Manley Designs will be bringing lots of fantastic new artworks from the artists she represents to Printsource next week. Running...

KIDS DESIGN - MARKS AND SPENCER PART 4

It's the final day for my visual review of Marks & Spencer's childrenswear design, and for the finale the main focus is mostly on boyswear....

 
 
 

KIDS DESIGN - MARKS & SPENCER PT.2

I under estimated just how many fab designs I would spot in Marks & Spencer, and whilst sorting the pictures I realised I needed even...

KIDS DESIGN - MARKS & SPENCER PT.2

I'm continuing to look at Marks & Spencer again today with some more fab kidswear designs. There are a smattering of new January arrivals...

 
 
 

KIDS DESIGN - MARKS AND SPENCER

With December being taking up with Christmas design I haven't had the chance to post some of the other store snaps obtained in December....

PAPERCHASE - X POPPY'S PAPERCUTS

Paperchase have teamed up with Poppy's Papercuts, a Brighton based illustrator specialising in papercutting, to offer a colourful and...

 
 
 

ORLA KIELY - NEW DESIGNS

During December I didn't have time to report all the non-Christmas items that came in. One of those was the lovely news that Orla Kiely...

2022 DIARIES - PAPERCHASE

I've a few more 2022 Diary designs to post today with a lovely selection spotted in my local branch of Paperchase.

 
 
 

NEW STUDIO - MINI MAGIQUE

One of my favourite artists Genine Delahaye has been very busy lately setting up her own design studio. Genine wanted to create another...

2022 DIARIES - WH SMITH

Print & Pattern is back for the New Year and begins with a look at some 2022 Diary designs. The first selection are from High Street...

 
 
 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS - BACK ON JANUARY 11TH

I wanted to finish the Christmas design season with this super cute bauble from The Card Factory. It was one of my favourites this...

CHRISTMAS 21 - WILKO

Next up things turn graphic and fun with a selection of Christmas designs from Wilko

 
 
 

CHRISTMAS 21 - JOHN LEWIS

This is such a lovely design that merges contemporary bright with classic motifs, and it was spotted in John Lewis/Waitrose last week....

CHRISTMAS 21 - GEORGE AT ASDA

We are nearly at the end of term here on P&P and if you are still working and looking for inspiration or last minute card shopping...

 
 
 



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 ...

Awesome Race Car Photos Shot with a Modded Game Boy Camera

Awesome Race Car Photos Shot with a Modded Game Boy Camera

The Game Boy Camera has been modded countless times over the years, mostly just for nostalgia. But what about putting one into a real-world situation? How would it fare?... Read more ...

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Jonathan Brown, Pioneering Historian of Spanish and Latin American Art, Dies...

He played a crucial role in reinvigorating a neglected area of Western art history, bringing figures from the past to life and connecting lived realities of earlier centuries... Read more ...

Driveway Drama: 1954

Driveway Drama: 1954

Dearborn, Michigan. "1954 Ford Mainline two-door sedan." A thrifty ride for the suburban bride. Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archives. View full size. Read more ...

Alice Neel. Born January 28, 1900

Alice Neel. Born January 28, 1900

Alice Neel. Born in January 1900 Ballet Dancer, 1950. Hall Collection. © The Estate of Alice Neel. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Victoria Miro, London I am coming... Read more ...

Kamau Bell: Bill Cosby Is Key to Understanding America

The comic and commentator discusses his new documentary, “We Need to Talk About Cosby,” and what Cosby's story reveals about the “two runaway forces of oppression in America.” Read more ...

Recalling the Pain of an Early 19th Century Writer

Stuck in a CT scan, the illustrator Alison Barnwell remembers the horrors recounted by Fanny Burney, who wrote of her mastectomy in excruciating detail. Read more ...

Joe Exotic Is Resentenced to 21 Years for ‘Tiger King' Murder-for-Hire Plot

Last year, a federal appeals court vacated the initial sentence for the plot, which was featured in the Netflix series “Tiger King.” Petitions for pardons from two presidents... Read more ...

Arts Resolutions for a Creative 2022 

Arts Resolutions for a Creative 2022 

Arts Resolutions for a Creative 2022 Date Fri, 01/28/2022 - 12:00 Carolyn Coons Fri, 01/28/2022 - 17:05 Author By Carolyn Coons Teaser Image Mike Orlove photo.jpg Body Photo by... Read more ...

Sundance Film Festival: ‘Nanny' Leads a Parade of

This year's festival featured lots of scares, a parade of bodies and a haunted, haunting postcolonial tale set in New York. Read more ...