18 June 2007

CARDS - social circle

summers here, and its holiday time for print & pattern as im off on a 2 week break. hence todays posts will be last few until i return on july 2nd. thanks to everyone who's been reading, and i promise to return with lots more great patterns, refreshed after my break. meanwhile back to today, and these lovely round coaster invitation cards from aliroo. the range is called 'social circle' and has an amazing 52 different designs with great use of colour and really unique style. click here to see more.

TEXTILES - kirin & co

lara cameron, the talented designer behind kirin & co has a great new fabric print, bonsai, up on her etsy shop. click here to see all her latest designs on etsy or go behind the scenes here at her blog kirin notebook, where i read about the designer in the next post...

TEXTILE DESIGNER - kristen doran

i found out about kristen doran through the blog kirin notebook. kristen is based in sydney australia, and this striking bird design fabric seems to have been a big sucess as its sold out ! click here for kristen's blog cheeky beaks to find out more.

CARDS - bare creative

staying in australia, how about these cards from perth based designer cally browning, art director at bare creative. check their website to see the full range of cards available.

STICKERS - gemma correll

i love these 'stickers are fun' designs from bettyjoy. illustrated by gemma correll.

14 June 2007

PULSE - isak

sandra isaksson is one of my very favourite print designers, and with her brand isak she was exhibiting at pulse 2007. sandra designs the most fantastic plates, trays, books & prints. new since we last looked is the addition of wallpaper, in these great designs shown above and below.

PULSE - absolute zero degrees

absolute zero degrees were showing their brilliant mini moderns products at pulse, including a new range of cushions and fabrics. available by the metre in two prints - 'dozen o dots' and 'town square' in either plastic coated or cotton fabric. check the mini moderns site to see more great designs including wallpaper and tableware.

PULSE - petra boase

respected designer petra boase is a pulse regular, new lines at this years show included gift wrap and lampshades. ive featured petra's amazing cards before, she has great style and here in the UK she has proved to be pretty influential.

PULSE - present time

netherlands based company present time were showing a new range of canvas prints (below),
and i loved the design on these cups and their packaging (above).

13 June 2007

PULSE - domestic

best free catalogue at the show goes to domestic, the french vinyl decals company, who had produced a 218 page book filled with stylish full page photographs, fantastic sticker designs, and an amazing reference guide to modern graphics. if you're visiting any shows where domestic are exhibiting be sure to try and bag a copy. but dont worry if you cant - most images are online here.

PULSE - people will always need plates

people will always need plates ..... and now it seems people will always need tea towels to dry them with, especially when they look as good as this.