Welcome to my colourful online world! I am a published artist and licensed textile designer. I create bold, beautiful, feminine and trend-driven patterns for apparel, activewear and swimwear. Enjoy browsing the galleries, my blog and shop. If you would like to see more of my art or you think we could work together, please get in touch.

Latest Blog Posts

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#the100dayproject 2017

This year I decided to take part in global #the100dayproject again. After last year’s hand-painted watercolour Daily Moods I am going all digital this time. I got myself an iPad…

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Licensed Activewear Designs for FLEO

As some of you might know, besides being a textile designer I am also a yoga teacher. When I first heard the word ‘Athleisure’ at a WGSN trend seminar I…

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Party Nights Collection

Unfortunately like a lot of designers I can’t show you the majority of design work I am doing at the moment as most of it is for my agency and…


Sacred Ibis – an Australian children’s brand

Today I am very happy to introduce the Australian children’s clothing brand Sacred Ibis to you. But first, I have a little personal story to share how we got to…

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Philodendron Love

Call it Philodendron, Monstera or Swiss cheese plant – I simply can’t get enough of this tropical plant. And I was happy seeing them during our holiday on Lanzarote abound.…

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Lanzarote Moods

It was wonderful. Spending two weeks around Christmas and New Year on the Canary island of Lanzarote, enjoying mild spring-like temperatures, sunshine and a volcanic landscapes like out-of-this-world. We visited…


The December Collection

Here we are, on the last day of the year, and my 12-collections-in-2016-project is coming to its end. We are taking a sunny (and windy!) break from winter in Northern…

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The November Collection

My November Collection begins where my October Collection ended – at the ‘Botanicactus Garden’ in Mallorca. And it is another collection designed to a Patternmash live brief, called Defence Mechanism.…