I have a new line of patterned greeting cards in the Gather Goods shop. This collection features hand lettered sayings over some of my graphic pattern designs. The color palette of this greeting card collection is soft and muted and many of the phrases are inspired by friends. Patterns . . .
I'm a huge fan of fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier. His work never ceases to inspire me. Aren't these recent photos of Alexa Chung in couture shot by Patrick for British Vogue magazine just stunning? Such beautiful presentation & styling of exquisite clothing on a perfectly neutral . . .
I'm noticing a lot of soft mustard yellow botanical patterns with a pop of graphic black in stores and design for Spring 2013. The art in the Aammans Tribecca restaurant is so striking, I want it on my living room wall. The wheat pattern on this Brigitte blouse by Tory Burch is so good. . . .
Mud Cloth, a traditional African textile whose fabric dying process involves fermented mud, is back in a big way. From mud cloth upholstered chairs to handbags and accessories, this is a major trend popping up. Despite the fabric's ancient roots (and a resurgence in the 80's) it is a textile and . . .
A few more highlights today from the Surtex show: brejer is Breanne & Jeremiah Simpson. They license their patterns through Robert Kaufman, Neiman Marcus, and Shutterfly to name a few. Khristiana Howell's booth was full of vibrant patterns, though I especially liked this sweet . . .
I spent a few days last week in NYC visiting friends and family and attending Surtex and The National Stationery Show. As a product and pattern designer, both events are exciting to visit. Surtex is the portion of the show dedicated to pattern and art licensing and The National Stationery Show is . . .
Cobalt blue is a hot color that is sure to be all over fashion and home décor in the next few years. I’ve been seeing it everywhere, but what has been really catching my eye is the use of sun prints as a design element. The look evokes a watercolor painting with a limited palette and it’s so . . .
This month’s color palette is plum and olive green, a lovely combination. Are you inspired to use this color palette in your own wedding, home or wardrobe? Send me pictures of what you've done with these colors. ** Image Credits: 1. Olive pillow via H&M 2. Book cover via fffound.com 3. Olive . . .
This month's color palette is coral and gold, two popular colors this year. ** Image Credits: 1. Wall Mural via pinterest 2. Geometric Stenciled Pattern via design*sponge 3. Quilt via Anthropologie 4. Art via designlovefest 5. Note books via wit and whistle 6. Gold Dipped Crystal Necklace by . . .
I'm swooning over this color combination of orange, beige, dark gray & light blue. When I work on a styling assignment, whether it is a styled engagement photo shoot, a home interior or even food styling & photography, I always first start with a color palette and build from there. It's also . . .
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I curated a treasury on etsy. I'm loving these color combinations: A Lovely Process- frame... cariannemackga... $200.00 Antique Russian Pink an... franz66 $24.00 SALE Penguin Books 5 x ... LolasRoom $8.50 Being Deeply Loved Pill... rossthompson $55.00 . . .