It's no secret that I LOVE nasturtiums! There's just something so happy about them; their flowers, buds, seeds and leaves inspire me in equal measure...Read More
it's always such a happy day to see my work on the wonderful Print & Pattern blog, so I was over-the-moon this morning to find that Marie has featured 9 of my designs as part of her Surtex showcase...Read More
wow there's a lot to get organised if you exhibit at a trade show! I knew it would be crazy but I really wouldn't have guessed some of the items that ended up on my to-do list. At times it felt like I'd never get it all done in time, but it's amazing how much you can achieve when you are focussed and determined...Read More
I'm thrilled to be able to share some news of an exciting project I've been working on over the past few months! I have been fortunate to join forces with 6 talented surface pattern designers who are based all over the world to form an art collective that we have named "Four Corners"Read More
"a smooth sea never made a skilled sailor"
some days I really love to listen to podcasts when I'm doing design work, other days I love working in silence and listening to the wind in the trees and the birds going about their business. These last few days have been filled with wisdom from the internet, and I've noticed a recurring theme: getting out of your comfort zone is good for your creativity...Read More
two collections with one shared point of inspiration. Divided by darkness and light, but inextricably connected to one another...Read More
it's that strange time of year: the holidays are over, but the heat and scents of summer are still in the air. The French call it "La Rentrée". A homecoming after the holidays and a return back to work or school...Read More
I'm happy to announce that the Jardin anglais collection is now available in a new colour-way named "Dusk" to complement the original colour-way "Dawn". To view larger images and to see both colour-ways together, please visit the "Jardin anglais" section of my portfolio here
who can resist the magical beauty of an English garden? Discover a secret paradise shrouded in the mystery of childhood tales...Read More
I'm so excited to share my latest collection with you!Read More
last month was a month of experimenting and new challenges, and which I hope to continue over the summer. The design above was in response to a brief from Printed Village to design a scarf around the theme of elephantsRead More
I always think it's good to be pushed outside of your comfort zone and this week I did just that. I recently came across a website called Patternmash run by textile designer Hannah Kirkbride. Every month Hannah sets a creative challenge based on a design brief (including a fixed colour palette) and this month the theme is Portuguese azulejo tiles
I really wanted to challenge myself to try out some new techniques and this seemed like a great opportunity to expand my understanding of making geometric patterns. I also think it's good to get away from florals every now and then, however much I adore them!Read More
today I want to give you a glimpse into my pattern-making process. There are so many different ways to make patterns and I really enjoy discovering new processes and learning by trying them outRead More
I was so happy to see my "Harvest" design featured on the wonderful Print & Pattern blog today. I have been following Marie's very popular blog for a long time and have admired the patterns and designers that she has highlighted over the years. Needless to say this is a great honour for me!