My surface pattern designs are being noticed! I have recently won several design competitions and have been featured on international pattern design blogs and in newsletters and magazines. See below for a selected list of shout-outs and collaborations. Also check out my Blog for all my latest news!
PI CREATIVE ART:
PI COLLECTIVE CATALOG
Several of my colourful art prints and patterns have been included in the brand new PI Collective Catalog, featuring "contemporary trend driven artwork, stunning graphic illustrations, and our newest art obsessions".
Check out the whole catalog (but especially pages 16-17 and 60-61)
and PI Creative Art, a Canadian company and industry leader in published art and wall decor.
SPOONFLOWER SPOTLIGHT: 8 ARTISTS TO KEEP AN EYE ON THIS MONTH
(April 12 2020)
I have been included in Spoonflower's Artist Spotlight: "8 Artists to Keep an Eye on This Month"! Read a bit about me and 7 other Spoonflower designers, including some fun facts about each of us!
Thanks to Spoonflower for including me!
Check out the Spoonflower Artist Spotlight post here (or see below)!
And Link to my Spoonflower Shop to see all the designs I have available on fabric, wallpaper and home decor!
FIRST PLACE WINNER!
In Spoonflower's "Micro Modern Quilt" Design Challenge! (March 5 2020)
My "Spring Ditsy" pattern design won FIRST PLACE in the Spoonflower "Micro Modern Quilt" Design Challenge! It is now available to purchase in my Spoonflower Shop! Thanks to all who voted!
Check out the Spoonflower Blog Post here!
PRINT & PATTERN BLOG
March 2 2020
I have been featured on the wonderful and world-renowned Print & Pattern Blog (March 2 2020)! The post features my newest "Snake in the Grass" and "Flat Lay Florals" Collections and talks a bit about me and these new designs. I invite you to check out the POST!
With thanks to Marie Perkins!
2019 Holiday Issue
Full of fabric project and home decor ideas!
My ever-popular "Eucalyptus" design is featured on the
"Australian Flora-Bold Designs & Brilliant Patterns" page!
SEPT/OCT 2019 STYLE ISSUE
I am honoured to be featured in the Sept/Oct 2019 Style Issue of YAM Magazine, Victoria's lifestyle magazine! The fantastic 5-page feature "A Passion for Pattern" (starting on Page 26) all about my surface pattern design journey and my love of all things pattern design! You can read it Online (pages 26-31) or In Print (pick up a copy at businesses across Victoria!) You can also link to it on the YAM Magazine website!
Or have a look below to scroll through the pages!
With thanks to Editor-in-Chief Kerry Slavens for reaching out to me and offering to feature me, writer Linda Barnard for your wonderful words, and photographer Jeffrey Bosdet for managing to take a picture of me that I don't hate!
ADOBE MAX 2019 CONFERENCE (Nov 2-6 2019)
Los Angeles, CA
Adobe chose my "Geraniums" pattern design to display (with other beautiful designs) in their Adobe Design to Print Booth at the annual Adobe Max 2019 Conference in Los Angeles, CA from Nov 2-6 2019! Thanks to Mike Scrutton at Adobe for including my design!
PRINT & PATTERN BLOG
NEW WORK FEATURE (July 17 2019)
I've been featured on today's (July 17 2019) Print & Pattern Blog! Check out the post which features some of my newest designs! With thanks to Marie Perkins of Print & Pattern!
ITMA BARCELONA (June 20-26, 2019)
ADOBE TEXTILE DESIGNER BOOTH
Check out the Live TV COVERAGE of the Booth on YouTube!
My "Geraniums" design (bottom right) was chosen, together with the work of other fantastic pattern designers, to be displayed in the Adobe Textile Designer Booth at the massive tradeshow ITMA Barcelona (from June 20-26 2019) which is "the trendsetting textile and garment technology platform where the industry converges every four years to explore fresh ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth". With an expected visitorship of 120000 from 147 countries, this was truly an honour!
WALLSAUCE WALL MURAL DESIGN COMPETITION:
UK-based wallpaper company Wallsauce recently held a competition to create two wall mural designs based on the theme of nature. The prize was a license agreement with the company! I submitted my "Rainbow Floral" and "Butterfly Garden" designs and I was one of 12 designers that made the SHORTLIST! Although I didn't ultimately win based on votes (and of course, thanks to everyone who voted!), I was pleased that my work was recognized! Check out the comp details at the Wallsauce Blog!
UPPERCASE MAGAZINE ISSUE #41
SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN GUIDE 3rd EDITION
Issue #41 of UPPERCASE Magazine contains the 3rd Edition of the UPPERCASE Magazine Surface Pattern Design Guide featuring "the best in up-and-coming surface pattern designers"! From 674 entries 100 designers were chosen, including me on Page 103! Thanks to Janine Vangool at UPPERCASE Magazine!
UPPERCASE MAGAZINE ISSUE #40
COVER CONTEST SUBMISSION IN PRINT:
My cover contest submission was published in Issue #40 of my fave magazine, The 10th Anniversary Issue (Jan-March 2019)!
FASHION FORMULA BLOG
DESIGNER OF THE WEEK FEATURE:
A designer interview in which I discuss my process, design inspirations, current projects and my love of travel (September 27 2018)!
MAKE IT IN DESIGN BLOG:
TRADE SHOW DIARY
Read my "Trade Show Diary" about exhibiting for the first time at Surtex and Blueprint 2018, posted on the Make It In Design Blog (June 8 2018)!
CORGI 2017 SOCK DESIGN COMPETITION
HONOURABLE MENTION WINNER:
Check out the announcement of the winners on the Corgi Sock Blog!
EMILY KIDDY’S [K.I.D.S] KIDSWEAR TREND PUBLICATION:
For Spring/Summer 2019
My on-trend designs are included in Emily's widely-read publication!
MOYO MAGAZINE Issue 10:
Competition Winners feature on pages 108-9 (I’m featured twice!)
Published on April 2 2017
WRAPTIOUS.COM CUSHION DESIGN COMPETION WINNER
See my Designer Interview
on the Wraptious Blog (March 9 2017)