In my ongoing quest to help crafters, sewists, quilters and others make the most of the tremendous selection of designs available from online fabric stores like Spoonflower, I came across a super-helpful FAQ by Sarah Walden, a.k.a. Peacoquette Designs.
With her permission, [...]
This infographic was created for 3 Day Blinds via the Nucleus Worldwide agency. I just heard the client is very satisfied with the outcome of the project.
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I had posted a couple of these geometrics to Facebook and got requests for more colorways… so here they all are.
I’ve been examining a web design sweet spot that falls at the intersection between Credibility, Relevance and Findability. These are all ideas that extend past just design for the web. They apply, either concretely or in a more abstract sense, to any communication art. Credibility includes Aesthetics, User Experience, Authority and Authenticity.
Continuing to play with downloadable pattern backgrounds, I’ve added this new seamless geometric pattern. The package includes layered vector files (.ai and .eps) as well as two transparent .png files (in two different scales).
Most of my downloadable patterns have been used for website backgrounds, and that’s a fascinating world. It’s very [...]
Digital fabric printing is growing and fabric buyers have more options and choices than ever. New services are popping up all over the world. In the U.S., for now, Spoonflower is the most popular retail source. They print on a wide range of high quality fabrics, and recently added wallpaper, wall decals and paper gift wrap.
This pattern collection is inspired by the intriguing beauty of the colors in a snowflake pattern I created last winter. The coordinated set is now available for purchase on Spoonflower and continues to tell the story of a still and quiet winter wood. The palette is simple (and was developed spontaneously). Maybe that’s why it works so well across so many uses.
Look for new patterns and pattern colorways, scheduled for release about April 23. They’ll be available as fabric, wallpaper, wall decals, and giftwrap, too.
Kaffa! in Orange, California is one of the great, locally-owned cafés that inspired me to start the My Wifi Life review series. I’ve been going there for years whenever I’ve been in the area. My heart skips a beat when I realize my travels will take me near them.
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