Geometric patterns seem to be on trend at the moment. They can be seen everywhere in all areas of design.
I am currently being drawn towards this theme and have started to create designs based upon repeated shapes, blocks and lines. But what exactly is a geometric pattern? Read More
Well here we are, that time of year again and this year’s build up to Christmas looks set to be a busy one for us. There will be many opportunities over the next few months to purchase Patternation gifts, cards and artworks not to mention our Signature Collection wallpapers just what you need if you’re planning to spruce up your home before Christmas. Read More
I have yet to share with you the inspiration behind Beads and Diamante from my Signature Collection. As with Gold Mosaic, Black Mosaic and Mosaic Plate these designs have evolved from past projects which I have loved and enjoyed doing. Read More
It has been an exciting first stage of Le Tour De France in Yorkshire today. What a dramatic end to the day though, we hope Mark Cavendish makes a speedy recovery so that he can continue the tour. On a jollier note I am loving how Yorkshire has got into the spirit or the race by decorating their towns, villages, buildings and animals. Take a look at the amazingly colourful decorative Yorkshire. Read More
Whenever I am asked what exactly it is I do and I reply Surface Design, I tend to be looked at with a confused expression and asked, "Surface Design. What's that?". For those of you who do not know then hopefully by the end if this blog you will. Read More
Now on display and available to buy at the Palace Hub Gallery are works from the Colour Explosion Collection, including cut work artworks and greetings cards. Read More
On Monday I visited the design Event Mart and Design Event Illustrate exhibition at the Globe Gallery in Newcastle, it was well worth the trip.
There are some amazing pieced of design for sale in the Mart which showcases innovative work from practitioners from across the North East of England. Read More
In celebration of Gold Mosaic finally being put into print I thought it would be appropriate to share the story behind the design and the roll it has played in Patternations existence. Read More
As well being busy lining things up and getting things in place for future projects, I have managed to get creative with some new drawings, paintings and cut work. Read More
I had a really nice day running the batik workshop at mima on Sunday. A big thank you to all who came along. It was lovely to see every one enjoying themselves and getting really stuck into their own batik masterpieces. Read More
Based in Darlington, Redana design, develop and make unique clothing and accessories. Check out the latest scarf designs we have been working on, all are now available to order. Read More