We have just added new prints to the Pattern Library. These prints are hand illustrated and painted, and are perfect for Home Decor, Bedding and Stationery markets. We don't think they will be available for long, so if you are looking for some exclusive artwork - why not stop by? Click to read more...Read More
Skillshare are currently offering their fantastic deal to any new subscribers. For anyone who is new to Skillshare and wants to try it out, you can get 2 months of full premium membership (membership typically costs ~$10/mo) for FREE. Click through to read more...Read More
Looking forward into 2018, this post chats a bit about interior design and home decor trends we see bursting through this year. This post focuses more on blush velvets and we can't get enough. Click through to read more...Read More
Our recent visit to the Botanic Gardens in Belfast was just wonderful - it is so good for the soul to be able to walk into a lovely sunny glasshouse on a cold October day and feel the warmth on your skin. Click through to Read more...Read More
Dulux has launched it's colour of the year for 2018. This year's colour is HEART WOOD and was chosen to be the "one hero paint colour that is relevant in homes around the world"... Click through to read more & see this colour in action...
For the last few weeks, I’ve been working on my first class for Skillshare and today it’s officially live! My class is on how to Design and Draw an Illustrated Floral Placement Print For Kitchen Textiles, where you’ll learn how to draw with pen and ink, how to clean up these drawings & recolour them in Adobe Photoshop. Click through to Read More...Read More
The April Mawhinney Design Studio is on the move and in mid August 2017, we are relocating back to April's native Northern Ireland. Click through to read more...Read More
The studio has fallen in love the Victorian Chinoiserie trend that you can see growing in strength for SS18; it features opulent colours, floral and nature inspire motifs with an oriental, and also hand-drawn and beautifully illustrated motifs - heaven! Click through to read more...Read More