31 July 2013

DESIGNER - alexander vidal

alexander vidal is a Los Angeles based illustrator and designer. alexander creates work inspired mostly by animals, jungles, and travel. his pattern design and illustration he says "are in constant communication", and he likes to make patterns out of pieces of illustration, and to make illustrations that use the aesthetics of pattern. here are a few examples of alexander's work and more can be found online here.

STORE SNAPS - matalan

there is a summer mood at Matalan right now with acid neon colours on this geometric homewares print called 'pop pastels'. a little bit of 'Miami' comes to the uk with their jonathan adler style flower pot planters and nautical picnic plates. and at the bottom a selection of fashionable tea towels. all snapped in Matalan in newbury last week.

STORESNAPS - oliver bonas

these summery geometric windows and bright neon homewares were spotted in oliver bonas in Bristol. if you haven't visited one of their stores before its well worth a look, mixing print dresses with homewares, cards, and stylish books.

30 July 2013

FABRICS - leah duncan

todays posts all feature the latest fabric designs from Miami based company art gallery fabrics. the first selection are from the super talented designer Leah Duncan from her 'tule' collection inspired by the Nevada landscape.

FABRICS - art gallery fabrics

'urban mod' is an art gallery fabrics collection inspired vintage design with a blend of mid century modern and was created by their own inhouse designers. available in two colourways you can find it online here.

FABRICS - pat bravo

'carnaby street' is the latest collection from designer 'pat bravo' and was inspired by the swing London street of the 1960's. the prints are described as "Groovy blooms and strong geometrics " and you'll find all the prints in the range online here.

FABRICS - bari j

and finally today from art gallery fabrics we have bijoux the latest range designed by bari j. inspired by the gipsy spirit where bari imagined travelling the land in an ornate and decorated caravan.