The Easy Life is about finding beauty and joy in simple things. It transports us to the imaginary countryside filled with magical plants and flowers, colorful houses, and friendly animals. It’s a place where busy thoughts quiet down and we can get immersed in the delights of the natural world that surrounds us.
Category Archives: New Designer
5 Questions with Brook Gossen
Get to know Brook Gossen, the designer of Happy Days which is now arriving in stores. Her bright and colorful designs are sure to make you smile!
Brook Gossen is an artist, surface designer and illustrator who works from her home studio in Meanjin/Brisbane, Australia. She creates fun, colourful, feel-good artworks and simply hopes to brighten the day of anyone who may see her work.She is inspired by the small moments of joy one experiences throughout the day, like fluffy clouds floating in a blue sky, a pretty flower picked while on a walk, the laughter of her children.
Brook’s simple and naive, yet energetic and positive designs can be seen on the thoughtful products of the wonderful companies she collaborates with across the globe. From planners and giftware to clothing and accessories, to homewares to pet products, plus many more, her art can bring a little joy to your day too.
Now in Stores | Happy Days by Brook Gossen
Happy Days is a fun and colorful collection inspired by the beauty inside of us and all around us. The happiest days are when we celebrate our love and our diversity and take the time to reflect on the little things in life that brings us moments of joy. Happy days ahead!
5 Questions with Tara Reed
Get to know Tara Reed, the designer of Comforts of Home which is now arriving in stores.
Tara Reed is an illustrator and surface designer located in Raleigh, NC. Tara’s work is simple yet thoughtful and harmoniously balanced. She loves creating vibrant color palettes and strives to bring people joy through her art.
She worked as the Artist Community Manager for the print-on-demand fabric company, Spoonflower before leaving to pursue her lifelong dream of being a full time artist. She has curated art for magazine spreads, coordinated a global artist symposium, developed color palettes for design challenges, and wrote several trend reports.
Now in Stores | Comforts of Home by Tara Reed
Comforts of Home is a collection inspired by the simple things that can soothe one’s soul. Mood boosting pets and greenery to vibrant citrus scents and healthy foods. This collection is a celebration of creating a calming space for self care.
5 Questions with Alison Janssen
Get to know Alison Janssen, the designer of Sweet Beauties which is now arriving in stores. These cheery matte laminates are certainly making our days brighter.
Alison Janssen is a freelance illustrator and textile obsessed girl. Her roots are from the Midwest but she’s been happily soaking up the sun after relocating to Southern California with her family 12 years ago.
Before moving to SoCal, she had the pleasure of working at Hallmark Cards as an Art Director for 12 years. She’s also a Jayhawk from the University of Kansas, graduating with a bachelors of Arts… awhile ago.
She loves creating patterns, painting flowers & scheming new color palettes. And always, mixing up the classics with a bit of whimsical imperfection.
Now in Stores | Sweet Beauties by Alison Janssen & New Canvas Solids
Sweet Beauties is inspired by Alison’s fascination of nature and love of bold happy colors. This collection is 100% organic cotton laminated with PU coating.
One more thing…
Cloud9 Canvas Solids offers a range of basics in colors that are perfect for this time of year. And, we’ve added 2 additional neutrals, Dark Rinse (227217) and Barnwood (227218) that are now in stores!
Now in Stores | Winter Forest by Lemonni
Winter Forest features two cute, fluffy animals that turn white in winter – snowshoe hare & stoat. It’s like they put on their winter coats to be ready for the cold temperature. The collection is a celebration of this natural yet magical phenomenon.
5 Questions with Juliana Tipton
Get to know designer Juliana Tipton, whose All That Wander is now hitting stores. This quilter’s cotton collection inspires us to simply wander, and marvel in the beauty around us.
Juliana is a surface and graphic designer living in sunny San Diego, CA. Her background in printmaking often influences the graphic nature of her work, while her interest in classic design is evident in the unusual level of detail throughout.
Juliana’s design style is a mix of nostalgic sophistication with modern fun. She enjoys flea markets, road trips, and always coffee.