print and pattern

Print & Pattern Feature

Marie Perkins of Print & Pattern is not only a fantastic surface designer herself, but she has had a not small hand in defining the industry and reminding people that a plain simple decor option is not the only choice to be made. She’s put out some gorgeous books featuring many of the best designers Read More

Collaboration with World Market

I love seeing my illustration and pattern work on great products. And, whoa. Was I ever proud and happy when I saw an entire tableaux of wonderful things emblazoned with my work. I walked into World Market and of course beelined for the HobNobs and Teapots [mama loves a spot of afternoon tea]. And when Read More

Are you saying happy festive season, or delivering festive greetings? Then say it all with some of my works!

You can buy some fine quality printed greetings featuring work by my person! Yes! I’ve recently collaborated with some fantastic Art Directors and producers of amazing gifts and cards. The people at MPIX are a dream to work with, and they make lovely things that express happy sentiments. What could be better? And the creative Read More

Print&Pattern: Nature Book

I am thrilled that I can finally announce my inclusion in the book Print&Pattern: Nature. This book is the third [possibly even fourth?] book by the industry taste-maker and leader Bowie Style of the Print&Pattern blog. You may pre-order now from your local mom and pop or pop and pop or mom and mom bookshop.  Read More

The last flower in the winter garden

I have this memory from childhood, a recurring memory about the first cold snap after August. I’d walk out into my grandparents formerly lush and multi-layered flower bed and there I’d find flowers drying to various shades of watery grey, sepia, dark crunchy brown. Through the visible wisps of my breath in the chilly Tennessee Read More

sticking to the sunny side this week…

Flowers, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, watercolors, long walks up big hills and good books are my rx.

Healing Herbs

It’s a good day for these…

Print & Pattern Feature

I am thrilled to be featured on one of my top favorite design blogs today. The books and daily postings by Marie aka Bowie Style are like visual candy for me and I could [and have] spent an entire day looking through them and being inspired by them. So, yes, this is an extra major Read More