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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Marrakech Sketchbook

In April our family went to Marrakech for a week and the city of colours, noise and smells that has inspired so many didn’t fail to disappoint, from an artist’s and…


Licensed Designs for 24Bottles

The Italian company 24Bottles licensed these two designs for their sustainable steel bottles, one tropical print for the ‘Blossom’ urban bottle and one animal print for the ‘Cheetah’ clima bottle. That’s a…


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’…

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#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…