Patterns in New York

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014 in Colour, pattern, Photography, Tourism | 8 Comments

This is majorly a photo post, focused on the patterns found in New York during the vacation summer time there. Find references after the pics. If no source is mentioned , it’s because I somehow missed it. In case you know a missing credit, please add it to the comments section. Thank you. Hope you […]

Summer time in New York

I am finally on vacation. Just uploaded what hopefully is the last revision of my first collection of fabrics with Modern Yardage. Thrilled. That was on my waiting list for a long time. I finished it while on a trip to US, where I am now. Husband, daughter and me. In fact, we came here […]

Collections

When I was fifteen years old I remember visiting a colleague and finding very weird that her brother had massive collections of match boxes and key rings. Many years later, I have to admit that I became a collector myself. Weird? This week’s Make Art That Sells (MATS) class assignment required the students to review […]

Design Sightseeing in Santiago

Last week I managed to take my brazilian guests for a tour of a design district in Santiago. We visited Barrio Italia, a very design meets bohemian style district. There you can find design boutiques, cafes, restaurants and furniture shops. It´s a lovely place to window shop, take a cup of coffee and eat empanadas. […]

Results

Photo: B. Lima, 2013. Font: Paulinho Pedra Azul, link here You can see here the 8 finalists of the Spoonflower + Robert Kaufman contest. Congratulations to the eight finalists and to all who took part on it. Not this time for me, but thank you each of you who took the trouble to vote for me. Thank […]

Stop and Go

Original, textured, beautiful Efuto, designed by Julie Hamilton, 2013 (front view). Copyright Julie Hamilton. Original, textured, beautiful Efuto, designed by Julie Hamilton, 2013 (back view). Copyright Julie Hamilton. From time to time my blog stays silent. On the blogsphere it is common. I wished I had more time. I wished English writing were easier. But […]

Sweetness

Posted by on Feb 25, 2013 in Family and friends, pattern, Photography | No Comments

The mirror gift and the whole package of goods, designs by Bethan Janine Westran. Here I am, back to blogging post.  I’ve been absent because of pattern making frenetic activity. I love it so much that I can’t complain. But it definitely is a very time consuming activity. I’ve been also playing around site making. […]

Another Efuto

Posted by on Feb 11, 2013 in Family and friends, pattern, Photography | No Comments

Decorated envelope gift, 1, designed by Anneline Sophia, 2013. Decorated envelope gift, 2, designed by Anneline Sophia 2013. Hi. Got another Efuto. The one above pictured is fresh, colorfoul and floral. Love it.The sender was Anneline Sophia, another classmate from the great ABSPD course. By the way, Anneline also send a few words on the […]