Tag Archives: pattern

  • House & Leisure Lisbon Article Web

    In the Press: Lisbon article in House & Leisure

    While in Lisbon, teaching pattern and printing, Heather wrote a travel article for the December issue of House & Leisure magazine.

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  • Week Lisbon Tiles

    In the Shop: Lisboa Tile Packs

    Earlier this year, I was immersed in Lisbon tiles when I visited that city with Ace Camps. While teaching my group of students about pattern and tile, I developed packs of paper tiles for my students to play with, giving them hands-on fun with figuring out all the many, many layouts that a single motif could …

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  • Lisbon

    Lisbon Subway tiles: 3 of 4 – Linha Amarela

    This is part III of a post about to a self-guided tour of the Lisbon metro that I took in June 2016, hunting down metro stations with tiles by Maria Keil. Read more here. The YELLOW LINE on the Lisbon subway has tiles by Maria Keil at Picoas, Campo Pequino and Entre Campos. For more Lisbon Subway …

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  • Parque

    Lisbon Subway tiles: 2 of 4 – Linha Azul

    Part II of a post related to a self-guided tour of the Lisbon metro that I took in June 2016, hunting down metro stations with tiles by Maria Keil. Read more here. The BLUE LINE starts with Santa Apolonia (which you’ll recognise from the Maria Keil portrait at the start of this post), running up to Avenida, and ending with …

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  • Maria Keil Tiles Lisbon Subway

    Lisbon Subway tiles: 1 of 4

    While in Lisbon in June, I spent one hot, hot day doing something very, very cool: I spent the entire day underground, zooming around the metro system, looking for tiles by Maria Keil. I’ve written about this artist before on this blog, and this subterranean pilgrimage was something firmly on my Lisbon agenda, even though …

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  • Best Things: #IHaveThisThingWithTiles

    This year has been all about tiles, hasn’t it – with my Lisbon trip in June, and now our tile/textile collaboration with Heath Ceramics too. But it’s not only me. Check out  I Have This Thing With Tiles on Instagram, featuring an amazing array of floor-view selfies tagged #ihavethisthingwithtiles. Don’t you love it that the pics that include feet are called a …

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  • Table Runner Dimensional Diamond Sage

    In the shop: DIMENSIONAL collection

    We are absolutely thrilled about our DIMENSIONAL collaboration with our friends at Heath Ceramics. Read all about it here, and then take a look at all the things we’re making from the three prints in the DIMENSIONAL collection: we’ve got cushions, table runners, soft buckets, and much, much more! Like what you see? It’s all exclusive to Heath …

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    Heath + Skinny laMinx collaboration

    We’re super excited to announce the launch of the DIMENSIONAL textile range – a Heath Ceramics + Skinny laMinx collaboration. At the end of 2015, Heath released their book Tile Makes the Room, and with this in hand, as well as my Ace Camps trip to tile-covered Lisbon, I had a brainwave and approached owner Catherine Bailey with the …

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  • More Tile

    Just about all the tiles in Lisbon

    I took so many photos of tiles in Lisbon. SO MANY! I’ve already showed you some of my blue tiles, and I have a whole heap of subway tiles still to edit, but this post is just a mashup of all kinds of tiles, some handpainted, some press moulded, some unusual, some ugly, but most just …

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