look what i did!

Warning: there will be a few of these posts in the coming weeks! Summer product has hit stores and, I must admit, it’s a season of product that I truly loved designing. I have so much to share with you so let’s start with the Medersa Pillows.

jojotastic | look what i did

Inspired by our design director’s trip to Bordrum, Turkey, each pillow features hand-drawn traditional susani motifs that are layered and cropped. Perhaps it’s because I’m Greek, but something about that trip inspiration really spoke to me! Picturing crisp cobalt and white boats cutting through the turqoise waters, I drew each motif on these pillows by hand, then used Photoshop to complete the layouts for each side.

jojotastic | look what i did
Set against a pure white canvas base, I love the way the jewel-tone colors pop. Like these other pillows I did, they feature crewelwork embroidery and are completely reversible. This time around though, I tried to keep the backs a bit more modern and graphic, while letting the fronts be an ethnic punch for any decor.

jojotastic | look what i did
images via Anthropologie

Behind The Blog

Joanna Hawley-McBride is a Pacific Northwest digital influencer and former textile designer with an eye for beautiful things. Jojotastic is a lifestyle blog focused on Joanna’s work-in-progress home, interior styling, finding the best pair of underwear through #UnderwearThesis, and empowering women to explore nature — all in her signature unfiltered style.

Follow Us:

Please note that I use affiliate links at times here, as well as on my social media accounts. This means that if you click on a link to a product and purchase that product, I may receive a commission based on your purchase. I only feature products that truly inspire me. Any products that have been gifted to Jojotastic for review are noted at the bottom of the post. Sponsored posts are noted as such. All opinions are my own and always will be! Thanks for supporting content that keeps Jojotastic going.

Leave a Comment

2 Comments

  1. 5.2.13
    Ali said:

    Those are fantastic… I love them!

  2. 5.1.13

    So fun! Lady, talent is on your side!! :)