17 January 2020


We have a new entry in the Designers for Hire Directory today - Jeannine Rundel, aka Neenie. Jeannine is a married mother of two grown up boys who lives in Devon along with 2 dogs, 3 horses and 3 alpacas. She has never had any formal art training despite loving art. After getting married she took a job in the Devon office of a babywear company just to tide things over whilst her husband trained to be a solicitor. She was lucky enough to move up through the company and ended up designing babywear for the likes of Mothercare. She later decided to go freelance and began to create designs for various greetings card companies, including Second Nature. She also has representation from Advocate Art. Last year Jeannine enrolled in a few online courses with the fabulous 'Make it in Design' which she says has reinvigorated her career and led to a slight change in direction. Jeannine realised that her illustrative strength lay with designs for children and she loves creating new artwork aimed at the baby/kids' market. In keeping with this new direction she named her studio 'Neenie'. Jeannine is available for commissions or to work freelance for studios etc. and has a lot of work available for licensing/sale. She would love to see her artwork on baby/kids' wear or nursery decor/accessories and would be delighted to hear from anyone who's interested in a fast, reliable and prolific worker. Website / Instagram

SURTEX 2020 - lizzie clark

Lizzie Clark is exhibiting, again, at Surtex in 2020. Lizzie's designs are most often inspired by nature and she loves to create abstract and representational patterns. She uses bold, rich colors and her designs would be great for kitchen, rugs and garden products. Find Lizzie at the show in Booth #2985. Website / Instagram

SURTEX 2020 - victoria bright

Victoria Bright will be at Surtex in early February in booth #3382. Victoria will be bringing her colourful bold geometric designs and anyone interested to view her portfolio personally will find her in booth #3382. Website / Instagram

16 January 2020

NEW WORK - cani

Cani is an illustrator from Taiwan who we first saw on Print & Pattern back in June 2019, and I was really thrilled to receive an email full of updated designs land in my inbox New Year's Eve. Cani had included a selection of her latest collections and collaborations, some perfect for Christmas, others ideal for the Spring season, and some very bold stylised animal designs. Cani is always looking for new opportunities to license her illustrations or to collaborate on new projects, so any art buyers/editors or companies should get in touch via her website here, and see more great design on Instagram.

SURTEX 2020 - elizabeth silver

Elizabeth Silver will be at Surtex in New York next month from 3rd - 5th February. Elizabeth's newest work will be available via her agent Jewel Branding in Booth #3285, and she will also be walking around the show soaking up all the new trends for her annual trend round up! Website / Instagram.

DESIGNER - rosie parkinson

We finish today with some of the latest work and projects from Suffolk based designer Rosie Parkinson. Rosie creates colourful florals, quirky characters and loves 1950's design. Website / Instagram