Melanie Chadwick will be exhibiting for the first time at Blue Print Show with her agents at Pure Illustration on 12-16th May at the Metropolitan Pavilion, New York. Melanie is based in Falmouth. Cornwall where she has her own design and illustration studio creating everything from pattern designs to brand logos. Previous clients have included The National Trust and Mollie Makes. Since January Melanie has been working on creating new pieces for her portfolio in particular greeting cards for a range of occasions. See her work at Pure Illustration in booth 11.
06 May 2016
Natasha Kirby is a freelance surface pattern designer based in London and Kent. Her work is inspired by the beautiful Kentish countryside and all its flora and fauna. Natasha's designs are created using a technique of pouring, dripping, manipulating and mixing gloss paints and glues together to create a variety of effects. She recently graduated from ABSPD modules 1-4 where she learnt the skills to turn her paintings into ready for print patterns. Natasha will exhibiting at Surtex with Dot and Flow collective in Booth 244 and would love to hear from anyone interested in licensing, commissions or collaborations.
Designer and illustrator Hollie McManus is very excited to be exhibiting at Surtex this year with design collective Dot & Flow, in Booth 244. Hollie takes her inspiration from nature, animals, people and texture to create fun, whimsical, colourful patterns, typography and illustrations.
05 May 2016
Zesti - aka designer Ine Beerten) will be exhibiting at Blue Print in booth 35. Ine is very excited to be doing her first solo show after exhibiting with the Forest Foundry Collective at Surtex for the past two years. If this colourful kitchen collection (above & below) is anything to go by then you will see wonderful things from Zesti at the show and Ine's portfolio is certainly not to be missed.
We are sticking with Blue Print for this next post with a selection of single flyers for designers who will be represented at the show by the Cinnamon Joe Studio, who are also the organisers of Blue Print. Here we see gorgeous designs from Balakrishna Madana, Rachel Westhead, Rosie Maddocks, Helen Black, Kim Hawes and Luan Thomas.
04 May 2016
The wonderful Jennifer Nelson Artists are going to be showing at Surtex and Blue Print in New York this month. So expect lots of wonderful new art from designers Bee Brown, Jill McDonald, Lauren Lowen, Jessica Swift, Anisa Makhoul, Jennifer Orkin Lewis and fab new arrival Jill Howarth.