22 April 2011

HAPPY EASTER - back on may 3rd

its the start of the spring break here in the Uk today - with four public holidays to look forward to in the next 11 days, and with the amazingly hot weather (26 degrees in london yesterday) it looks like being a great holiday. we also have the royal wedding to look forward to and so with all that in mind print & pattern will be away until after the may day bank holiday and will return on tuesday may 3rd. happy easter to everyone !

felt tablemat from the paperchase mid season sale.

21 April 2011

DESIGNER - emily golden twomey

emily golden twomey graduated in 2006 with a first class degree in illustration and since then has completed commissions for clients including united airlines and urban outfitters. emily has just had her first children's picture book 'the loon on the moon' published by scholastic nominated for the kate greenaway prize for children's illustration, and her second book 'the fabulous flapdoodles' is out later this year. emily's work is inspired by the weird and the wonderful and her love folktales from around the world, as well as decorative patterns and bright colours. she has recently set up a little wedding stationery business emily golden stationery which will bring bespoke illustrated stationery to the masses!

DESIGNER - naomi richards

naomi richards is a a freelance print designer based in london. naomi works mainly for fashion print and illustration and i loved seeing her fascinating sketchbooks online here.

EASTER 2011 - next

its the day before good friday (when easter officially begins) so its my last chance today to post 2011 designs. these fun easter cards and chocolates that are suitable for all ages were spotted in next.

EASTER - final round-up

and here is my final round-up of easter designs for 2011 starting with above & below two sweet easter cards from soul uk.and below a few designs spotted in supermarket giant tesco.below : linda solovic has designed this cute easter card for papyrus which is available in their stores and online here.below : thorntons chocolate eggs this season have a kawaii style theme to their packaging with cute clouds and rainbows.

20 April 2011

DESIGNER - jessica williams

jessica williams is a freelance print, graphic and textile designer, who is based in manchester in the UK and works in both manchester and london. jessica has been working as a senior print designer for about 5 years in-house at different fashion suppliers (she has supplied prints and patterns to the whole of the UK high-street from miss selfridge, next, dorothy perkins, primark and others). jessica has always freelanced on the side (designing graphics and patterns for different design studios) and enjoyed exhibiting her illustrative work but recently she has taken the leap and gone fully freelance! check out her brand new website here.

DESIGNER - tiger kitty

silvia cheung is a designer/artist located in los angeles, who specializes in kids design. silvia is currently working as senior designer for a well known baby bedding & product company. she also designs at her studio tiger kitty which you view online here.

EASTER 2011 - waitrose/john lewis

once place i always look for easter cards and gifts is john lewis/waitrose. they always have a fun selection from publishers such as caroline gardner, belly button, and soul.