Welcome to a dazzling new season from Designers Guild – Autumn Winter 2018 For Autumn Winter 2018 they draw inspiration from a remarkable woman, the nineteenth century explorer Isabella Bird who travelled the globe from China and Japan to India and Persia. And so, this season’s designs are imbued with a global and glamorous sophistication,.. read more →

12 Jun 2018
June 12, 2018

Textile Tuesday:

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  I am always on the hunt for hot new fabrics to use in design projects. Prints always capture my heart, especially those crazy colorful ones. Check out this serpent beauty from F.Schumacher with its cascade of hand-drawn, intertwining snakes, Giove invokes one of the oldest mythological symbols. This beguiling pattern is also available as.. read more →

The new Andrew Martin textile collection for Kravet is a South of the Border stunner! I love these colorful Mexican inspired textiles. The otomi inspired piece in multicolors is so very happy. Here are a few of my favpties from the Hacienda Collection.      Of course there are lots of nice neutrals too….See the.. read more →

Last week, I had the pleasure of seeing the new Christian Lacroix collection for Designers Guild. This collection blew me away.   It is color happy beyond belief. Take a look at the HISTOIRES NATURELLES FABRICS. Extraordinary and exotic prints, embroideries, weaves and voiles Natural history as seen through the inimitable Christian Lacroix prism –.. read more →

22 Feb 2018
February 22, 2018

5 Favorite Fabric Finds

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I am always searching and gathering new textiles for design projects and to keep my favorites in my design library.  Here are 5 recent favorites I am dying to use.  The first is John Derian for Designers Guild…    Madeline Castaing Collection at B & F…so chic   More Madeline Castaing Collection at B & F… read more →

LeighDeux is looking for the next generation of textile designers. It is time to share your creative genius and flex those design muscles.   I am honored to be a judge in this competition.  ……………………………………………… We are a unique bedding company based in Charlotte North Carolina, and we specialize in chic bedding products for home.. read more →

I am always on the hunt for new patterns in fabric and wallpaper for my design clients.   One of my favorite sources is always Pierre Frey.  These are extraordinarily colorful and unusual.  I love that they do not follow trends but follow their unabashed creativity. Enjoy COLLECTION GRAND CANYON – PIERRE FREY Pierre Frey takes.. read more →