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 100/100!!!

After taking a summer pause due to travelling and summer holidays I loved coming back to my #the100dayproject and creating the last patterns. You can still see the tropical influence…

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New Designs for FLEO

I am excited that two fresh activewear designs of mine were licenced and released on FLEO shorts in June and July. That makes four this year and I think there…


Summer in Cuba

It’s been already three weeks since we came back from our three weeks of travelling in Cuba. And now that everything is unpacked, the photos are downloaded, the stories have…

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#the100dayproject, days 37-81

That’s another 45 new patterns. all created on the iPad Pro: The muse does show up, every single day! That’s what one the things I have learned during this time.…

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CoLabs, Year Two

It’s been over a year since our first CoLab anniversary in March last year and as I was riding my back home from Doris Reske‘s and my 23rd Colab painting…

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#the100dayproject, 27 Days later

Today I am 40 days into #the100dayproject so I thought it is time for a little recap. The iPad Pro has now become one of my daily working tools and…

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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…