Welcome to my colourful online world! I am a published artist and licensed surface pattern designer. I create bold, beautiful, feminine and trend-based patterns for apparel, activewear and home décor. 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

flora translucens collection

The September Collection

This month I played with layers, blend modes and overlays. I combined recent floral photography with hand painted textures of mine, mainly from my Daily Moods for my collection ‘Flora…

tropical ferns

Design Summer School 2016

It is this time of year again – the design summer school with Make it in Design. Shortly before this year’s briefs were sent out, they published their Surface Pattern…

Cathrin Gressieker_Daily Mood 100

My Moods Movie

Last Sunday was the last day of my summer vacation and totally incidentally also the last day of my 100-day-project. Some say it takes 21 days to form a new…

DELIGHTS Reske Gressieker

DELIGHTS

Last night our biggest (up-to-now) art show opened in Delmenhorst, Germany. Doris Reske and me show 65 pieces of art on the tree floors of the Lichthof-Gallery which is part…

warm up collection

The Summer Sports Collection

As my summer sabbatical is slowly but definitely coming to its end, it is time for me to catch up on some of my developments in pattern design on my…

Cathrin Gressieker 50 100 collage

Daily Moods – Halftime

This morning I painted my 50th morning mood of my 100-day-project. So I thought it was time for a little update since I started the project a good 1,5 months…

Cathrin Gressieker_ Alina collage2

The Teal Series – a painting commission

In October I was contacted by a former yoga student of mine whom I had met again at an arts & crafts fair last year. She asked me if I…

ice queen collection

The May Collection

While we had a stretch of warm summerlike days in early May, I designed a couple of wintry patterns to a trend called Ice Princess – the monthly theme in…