28 December 2012


i wanted to a final round-up of festive design as i had run out of time before i could post some of the submissions before the big day. the round-up starts with this beautiful and colourful designs from victoria johnson an english designer living in rome. victoria used to own and run a design studio in new york/london specialising in womenswear and paper product design but is now producing her own collection of artwork for purchase and license.

the next selection features advent designs from the very talented lizzie mckay. lizzie illustrated a design everyday during advent and you can see all 24 designs over at her blog here.

below are cards from dublin based designer gillian hollingsworth who wanted to make her cards available in the english and irish language this year. find them all online at the worthy design studio.

below: lovely delicate typography from faye brown designs.

below : holiday card designs from the wonderful designer khristian a howell.

below : card designs from french illustrator carotte e compagnie.

london illustrator matt richards who produces art for the likes of ted baker, alexander mcqueen & mary portas offered these signed, risograph printed christmas cards.

below : designer caleb gray is an expert in modern retro style designs and this christmas he has produced holiday ranges gift wrap and bags for the container store and of vintage inspired plates and glasses called 'tinsel town' which are available on amazon.

below : designs by patricia zapata which are all part of her christmas collection being sold in her shop a little hut.

below : the patterns do all the talking on this lovely green and white holiday wrapping available as a printable download from e.m papers.


  1. Loving Matt Richards'work and I think I'm totally in love with the papercutting wonders of A Little Hut! Thanks for yet another wonderful year of blogging: Print & Pattern never fails to brighten my day! Looking forward to loads more in 2013!
    x Celine

  2. Just found your site today. Love the Christmas round-up!

  3. Love Patricia's work and Caleb Gray's too!! So inspiring and fresh - Happy 2013!!!

  4. Thanks Bowie!

    Realfrog, if you like Owls, maybe you you should check this out.

    Owl Print by Matt Richards Illustration