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’ was in their summer Coastal Craze collection and ‘Jubilee’ turned out to be a tropical bestseller from their Back to School collection.
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 of the project and tried a couple of new techniques. Hand painted watercolour was my go-to-technique, but I also tried tighter illustration styles and some… Read More
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 Observer Studio at Surtex in New York this May. For those of my friends and followers who would like to know a bit more about… Read More
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 day in mid-November 2016 (like Nothern Germany grey rainy cold November, actually we had had the first snow that week) I came across an e-mail… Read More
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 patterns, and two of them were mine, ‘Leopink’ and ‘Ditsy’. What makes them furthermore special is that the company decided to sell each scarf with… Read More
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 is even more to come. I like how diverse my designs are, they started out as textures painted with watercolour, photographs or even doodling on… Read More
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 was about to jump up and shout “That’s me!”. I wear leggings and some kind of dress/tunic all day long as I transition between yoga… Read More
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 blog. Before my vacation I took an excellent 4-week-online course Women’s Activewear with Pattern Observer. Being also a yoga teacher I have seen a lot… Read More