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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Licensed Tropical Design for The Planner Society

I have the privilege of being used to seeing my designs on apparel and activewear (even though that great feeling never gets old), but seeing a design on stationary was…

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#the100DayProject 2018 Days 1-50

It’s the third year in row I am taking part in the worldwide #100dayproject. After last year’s digital explorations on the iPad I went back to paper and handmade. I…

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Featured Designer on Patternobserver in cooperation with SURTEX

I am very honoured to be a featured designer on the Patternobserver blog in cooperation with SURTEX New York. I am utterly proud to be showing a couple of my designs with Pattern…

Isy B. Design

Fashion Collaboration with Isy B. Design / Cayman Islands

As you might have guessed from my artwork, there is nothing I like designing more then tropical prints. Let me tell you a little story from my designer’s life. One…

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Print Collaboration with Happycloth

Happycloth is a recently launched Greek company producing top-quality handmade silk scarves. I coudn’t be more proud when I found out that they chose 12 designs out of 45,000 textile…

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Licensed Design for Shakti Shanti Yoga Wear

As textile designer, yoga teacher and Pilodendron lover I am threefold delighted that South African yoga wear brand Shakti Shanti has licensed one of my designs. My design ’50 Shades…

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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 Licensed 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…

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