Hildegard Haave has always been interested in interior design, but it wasn’t until her daughter, Sofie, introduced her to Instagram that her passion for decorating really ramped up.
Of all the types of shops that exist in the world, a general store is always my favorite. The mix of old and new, practical, and “just because” items makes for a special spot with a little bit of something for everyone.
Summer may be behind us, but today’s pattern download from Jenny at Living Pattern reminds me of long summer days and the sound of crickets outside.
“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” -Helen Keller Bringing nature inside has always fascinated me.
I’ve never been a huge fan of holiday decor, but since Halloween is my favorite holiday, I was determined to make something that I could hang up to celebrate.
Nicole and Mike McQuade are the husband and wife design-team behind The McQuades. After working independently for a handful of years, they joined forces three years ago and now run their own small design studio from their home in the heart of Haverford Township, Pennsylvania.
For my everyday life, I’ve pretty much winnowed down my wardrobe to a small amount of trusted pieces (mostly in grey and black).
I’m so excited about all of the beautiful pattern work that Jenny from Living Pattern is sharing with us this week.
They say it takes 10 years to be considered a real “New Yorker” and after a little over a decade, I finally felt ready to say goodbye to New York City.
Running a business and having realizations go hand-in-hand. It’s often difficult to know what the right answer is to many of life’s questions until you try multiple things.
I wanted to do a special post this week about someone whose work I’ve only recently come to know and admire.
A true artist at heart, Sara Berks has always been been drawn to patterns, textiles and creative processes.
All week we’re being joined by Jenny K of Living Pattern, who created five custom patterns for DS readers this week.
The network of incredible designers living and working in Brooklyn always blows me away. I always feel like you could knock on every other door throughout the borough and find someone incredible and creative living inside.
Ann Wood and Dean Lucker have been creating art, both together and separately, since graduating from art school in 1987.
I can be a little bit color-averse when it comes to my home. I’m drawn towards greys, whites, metallics and wood tones.
Whenever I hear people talking about fine art, I find they tend to focus most often on painting and drawing.
I love a good pattern. I spend a lot of time on Instagram looking for amazing pattern work and artists and designers whose work lends itself naturally to a great repeat.
At Design*Sponge we celebrate makers of all kinds – from talented textile designers to amazing illustrators to our clever and industrious community of readers who share their inspiring before and afters with us.
When I was in graduate school I became obsessed with cooking and cooking shows (Great Chef, Great Cities anyone?