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3 new things I learned in 2019

At the beginning of 2020 I took some moments to look back at last year and realised what a year it has been in terms of learning. Besides my usual hustle-and-bustle of designing prints and patterns, I made sure to try new things. And it wasn’t really that I had to make sure – the things came my way and…

Albania Sketchbook

Hello from Tirana, the capital of the country the Albanians themselves call Shqipëria! We are starting our summer trip around the country in this laid-back and more-modern-than-one-would-think city and get a first taste of the feel, food, people – and scenery. This quick sketch is from our funicular ride up the Dajti Mountain with spectacular views of Tirana and right…

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 textile designer’s view. On our first day here we got lost in the colourful souks of the old Medina, had the first taste of tajine, couscous and whisky marocaine (green…

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 stylish way to reduce plastic waste and stay hydrated.

 

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