Posts Categorized: surface design

Inspiring : Ali Benyon, surface design

“Not all who wander are lost.” It’s an appropriate quote for Ali Benyon, designer, maker, blogger and author. Originally from the UK, she started her career studying Textile Design at Loughborough University, and emerged 7 years later with a degree in Multi Media textiles. She spent a few years with her then boyfriend (now husband) travelling around Europe, and… Read more »

Surface design + opportunity : Stuart Hungerford

Imagine you’re standing at the intersection of visual arts, mathematics and computer programming. What do you see? The framework of endless possibility? Such is the inspiration for Stuart Hungerford.       In his day job Stuart works with computers, but at night, he turns that knowledge into patterns.  Geometric, bare, minimalist patterns, hungry for colour. “The… Read more »

Inspiring : Cheerful Madness {Nathalie Jean-Bart}

Nathalie Jean-Bart has carved out a career for herself as an animator. But animation wasn’t enough and she started searching for other ways to express herself. So about 10 years ago, she started writing stories and illustrating them. But it still wasn’t enough and around 5 years ago, she started designing illustrations for t-shirts and making patterns.     She’s… Read more »