look what i did

It’s funny… the designs that I do for Anthropologie often veer far from my personal aesthetic, but they always make me so proud to say I did them. Actually, I think that is one of the things makes me a good designer: the ability to separate my own tastes from what my customer prefers. These dishtowels are a perfect example of the two influences. The print has an ethnic sensibility that mimics block-printed artwork, while the fabric is a super soft open weave. I personally am drawn to the top-notch material (I’m serious, you really need to go to a store and feel these!) and to the bold stripes of color, whereas the Anthropologie look is all about the printed artwork. I am so happy with the balance that these dishtowels achieve!

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During the design process, these dishtowels were so popular, we decided to add a tablecloth as well. As soon as the sample came in, I was over the moon for it! Can’t you imagine sultry summer nights sipping ginger beer and playing cards around that table?

images via Anthropologie
links: dishtowels / tablecloth

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5 Comments

  1. 4.16.13

    Oh wow, this tablecloth is screaming for a picnic! (and ginger beer of course)

  2. 4.16.13

    You are such a talent. I love the colors.

  3. 4.15.13

    these are beautiful!

    • 4.15.13
      joanna said:

      thank you so much, jennifer! you’re making me blush :)