29 May 2015

HOME TEXTILES - next : high summer 2015

UK retailer Next have added some new homewares to their selection as part of their High Summer 2015 range. One of the collections is Wild Meadow which features yellow ochre and soft greys with a watercolour florals and country inspired prints. Other collections feature contemporary geometrics using grids and triangles, exotic tropical inspired designs with supersized florals and butterflies, and pales blues for a fresh spring look. All spotted online at Next

28 May 2015

DESIGNER - red cheeks factory

Nelleke Verhoeff is an artist/illustrator from the Netherlands. From her base in Rotterdam Nelleke makes all kind of illustrations, wall art and patterns in her own wimsical, colorful and poetic style. Under the started studio label 'Red Cheeks Factory' she creates giclee prints, postcards and surface pattern designs. Nelleke is mostly inspired by people, she loves to watch their facial expressions and in started a face a day project where she made a different face for 365 days. Find out more or view Nelleke's portfolio online here.

FABRICS - andover

 I wanted to pick out a few of the new fabrics being released by Andover in 2015. The first is this super cute dog collection called 'Patch' designed by the Makower Studio which will be on sale in September 2015.

Next up is Sophia a delicate lined floral from Makower which will be launched next month in June 2015.

And also from Makower are these bright designs from Andover's Lime Twist collection from January 2015.

And finally we end with a fun floral by Kim Schaefer called 'Garden Square' which came out this month.