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Delicate designs with an illustrative edge - highly detailed surface pattern and illustration, inspired by life and created with love. Sarah Fleming is a graduate of Cleveland College of Art & Design, where she studied Textiles and Surface Design, specialising in design for the home furnishings and greetings market. Inspired by the detail and beautiful patterns found in nature and her surroundings, Sarah is motivated to achieve beautiful, highly informative observational drawings. She showed an interest in Art from a very early age and has developed a great passion for Textiles and Surface Design. This huge passion spurs her on to work extremely hard, full of enthusiasm to create new and exciting design ideas. Sarah has developed a detailed, tight drawing style which helps her to achieve her beautiful observational drawings. However, she is also able to work in a very sketchy, illustrative style too - showing her as a very versatile designer, capable of adapting where relevant to confidently produce designs for both the commercial and more niche markets. For work enquiries please contact Sarah at sarahfleming11@hotmail.com

Thursday, 12 November 2009

More Chelsea Harbour..

These are some more photographs that I took at Chelsea Harbour Design Centre.

I felt really inspired walking around all of the showrooms and it made me more determined to work hard and get to where I want to be, maybe one day having my own show room there.

Zoffany Sanderson

I really liked the work in Zoffany Sanderson and the quirky little room displays that they had around the room. I thought this was a really nice way of showing their work rather than just having all the fabric and wallpaper samples flat in books or hung up.

I've looked at their work before in projects that I did at college and always found great inspiration from it but it was really nice to see it in the show room, with complete collections set out neatly and professionally.

Mulberry Home

The Mulberry Home showroom also had cute room displays showing their work, which all looked cosy and comfortable.
The designs used quite rich fabrics and fairly neutral colour palettes which I thought added to the idea of them being expensive and appealing but they had hints of bright colours in areas which was attractive and brought them to life a little bit more.
I loved the embroidery that I saw by Mulberry, it was all so detailed and intricate.
I liked the variety in the designs using both literal and stylized motifs in their patterns too.

Cole & Son

Cole & Son's showroom seemed to focus mainly on the work that they have produced in collaboration with Vivienne Westwood which is very exciting!
I have always been a fan of their work so to have them working together can only mean great things, and from the few designs that I saw it looks really good!

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