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Tag Archives: pattern
It’s a baby blanket from the Blue Print Resort Collection by The Fabric Of Home. And stumbling upon the image I suddenly saw the canvas. These are African patterns, full of hidden meaning in symbols and designs.
From the virtual shopwindow of Vlisco’s Boutique, here’s a selection of designs from the top 25 best selling fabrics. Knowing, the women buying this African wax cloth often decide on a fabric because of the symbolic design; the pattern … Continue reading
A selection from the printed fabrics on sale at Vlisco, 160 original Java designs in total.
A selection of images saved on my desktop. Somehow there’s a rich green in the air, juicy and mature. Autumn is coming , but you can hold on to summer’s peak.
At The Museum of Everything – located in the Kunsthal in Rotterdam – I was struck by a gallery of portraits by Johnson Weree. Johnson Weree (1970, Liberia) Itinerant émigré draughtsman of limitless visionary capacity, whose swirling palette resolves itself into bursts, portraits and … Continue reading
I l o v e paper. Maybe it’s a default setting for a graphic designer, but my love goes wayyy back: from paper, envelopes and stamps – as a child I wanted to become a post office employee – I moved on to larger … Continue reading
Something I came across during a walk in the woods. Enhanced in photoshop.