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


Licensed Designs for Plum Practicewear

I am very happy to show you three designs of mine that became products by American gymnastics activewear brand Plum Practicewear in 2018. ‘Icebreaker’ became part of their winter collection, ‘Waikiki’…

Cathrin Gressieker_Days 76-100 2018

#the100dayproject 2018 Days 51-100

I really had fun with this year’s project! And I really made a page every day. I loved seeing nature further unfold in May and June for the second part…

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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 a 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.…

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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…

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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…