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 →

  I am obsessed with all things Katie Ridder after my recent visit to her Millbrook house. Her sense of style, layering and use of color is without compare the best in the biz! Here are a few favorites I have on the brain via Katie Ridder.  I need more walls and windows in my.. read more →

22 Aug 2017
August 22, 2017

Textile Tuesday: EDIT

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Studio Four in NYC always introduces me to the best new fabric lines.  They are mecca of independent lines by creative textile designers.  Based in this fashionable suburb of Sydney, Edit’s collection is designed by Australian Sharyn Storrier Lyneham, the former editor of Vogue Entertaining & Travel and Vogue Living. The line consists of beautiful,.. read more →

As a textile addict, I often fall for colorful printed fabrics as starting inspiration for my designs.  Manuel Canovas seems to produce some of the best.   My latest love is their Jeema print.  This print features highly colourful ethnic Guatemalan huipils on a slubbed linen fabric available in 3 colorways.  Be sure to subscribe to THE.. read more →