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Under my umbrella

Under my umbrella

The umbrella pattern in the Retro tropical collection quickly became my absolute favorite of the bunch. I don’t have a lot to say about it so I’ll just let it talk for it self. (as usual, click on the image for a better look! ) […]

Pineapple passion!

Pineapple passion!

As I mentioned in a earlier blog post, I  was so happy with the separate objects in this series so I decided that it would be interesting to make patterns where the objects themselves where not overshadowed by palm trees and flowers. And since pineapples […]

Kitsch Tropical Drink

Kitsch Tropical Drink

  Second Pattern in the Retro tropical collection is this playful, almost kitsch, pattern filled with palm trees and luxurious tropical drink. True to the collection, it follows the color scheme as well as the retro, mid-century theme. Compared to the first pattern in the […]

Presenting Retro Tropical

Presenting Retro Tropical

First out in the Retro Tropical series is the first pattern I created for the collection. It’s an entangled pattern with palm trees, hibiscus flowers, coconuts and pineapples. I made four color variations with a twist on the blue (I just felt that it was […]

Hawaii- designing outside of my aesthetic  comfort zone

Hawaii- designing outside of my aesthetic comfort zone

Once in a while I try to challenge myself  into doing things out of my aesthetic  comfort zone just to keep my designing range at the top. To help me do this I tend to follow the website Spoonflowers design challenges. The latest ones had a […]

Retro doodle

Retro doodle

I love to alternate my digital work with analog stuff but I’m not always very trusting in my own ability to create beautiful things by just drawing or painting. Sometimes though I overcome that insecurity and create something I’m truly proud of. This series Retro doodle […]

Scandinavian paisley

Scandinavian paisley

New pattern inspired by the Swedish Midsummer tradition now available in various colors at Spoonflower (on fabric, wallpaper and gift wrapping paper), Society 6 and Sprout patterns. The latter one is a company that works with Spoonflower but instead of just printing the surface pattern on demand […]

Aqua art deco

Aqua art deco

I started making this pattern whilst visiting the wonderful island Zanzibar last summer. I was completely taken by all the wonderful things I saw and experienced during my 9 days there. On the first part of the trip we stayed at Mnana lodge (can highly recommend it) and […]

Shop floor – new collection

Shop floor – new collection

I’m one of those people that have a hard time throwing things out. My “clean the brushes” rag is no exception, even though it passed its prime and probably only makes more of a mess than helps. One thing I started doing to help me to throw stuff out is […]