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Poetry of Color from Ultrafabrics

Thank you so much to the team at Ultrafabrics for inviting Kristen to talk about color as part of their Poetry of Color series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbm-KpUKliE Any day we get to talk about color and trends is a good day! Especially when we get to do it someplace beautiful. Thanks so much for inviting me to be a part of this series. Photo credit header image: Kristen Julianna Photography

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Three photos of rooms in Badger State Lofts and text below reads Project Spotlight Featuring Aga Artka

Aga Artka on Designing a Historical Space

Aga Artka is an interior designer who believes every business has a story to tell. Her passion for branding mixes with her work as an interior designer in her projects. The result is interiors that fully tell her client’s story. Recently, she completed a large-scale project designing Badger State Lofts in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Their goal was to turn the site into an apartment community, balancing history with a modern feel. This historical preservation site was previously a tannery campus and...

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Meet the Team: Kristin Crane

Kristin Crane, our Director of Marketing & Communications, joined the Design Pool team in January 2020. She works out of her home studio in Providence, Rhode Island, and has experience in both marketing and textiles. She is an avid maker, travel lover, and Design Pool's first employee! We asked Kristin Crane to answer our Meet the Team questions to get to know a little more about her. Photo by David Hansen Meet Kristin Crane When you were a kid, what...

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Meet the Team: Kristen Dettoni, Founder

Kristen Dettoni founded Design Pool in January 2019 and is based in southern New Hampshire. Kristen also launched Domanda Design in November 2020 and is a practicing artist. We've talked before about her design process and her inspiration for starting Design Pool, but not much about Kristen. In the first in our Meet the Team series, we asked Kristen Dettoni a couple of fun questions so you all can get to know her a little better. Photo by Kristen...

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Talking Trends with Koskia Bello

When people think of fashion designers, one might think of an eccentric genius commandeering an entire fashion house, cigarette in hand. Yet that is just a tiny slice of the picture and leaves out legions of incredibly talented fashion designers designing collections for brands we all love, own, and wear. Koskia Bello is one such person. As Design Director of Retail Markets for golf brand Greg Norman, she is in charge of design and development for their menswear lines. She...

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Ryan Stanley Talks Color Software

This past year Kristen and Ryan Stanley, Senior Director of Color at PVH Corp, have participated in a series of panel discussions hosted by Shoshana Burgett of ColorKarma. These discussions centered around color, with Kristen speaking from a design perspective and Ryan from a science perspective. As a designer, Kristen works with color daily and was fascinated to learn more from Ryan about how he works with color. In particular, how does a company the size of PVH Corp work...

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Rebecca Pry’s Proprietary Collection Designs

Our collection of proprietary designs has been growing, thanks to recent collaborations with independent designers such as Rebecca Pry. Rebecca is a talented illustrator and designer whose bright, bold, energetic patterns we can't get enough of. Rebecca's Design Pool collection is currently for sale in our Proprietary Library. You can gain access to that library by signing up for a free account. We sat down with Rebecca to learn a little more about her and her work. Can you introduce...

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Image Craft, the Newest Design Pool Partner

We are so excited to welcome Image Craft as the newest Design Pool partner. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Image Craft is nationally recognized for its design, production, and execution of visual communications, with a focus on environmental graphics. Our partnership makes it possible to print any pattern from the Design Pool library on any Image Craft product, particularly their sound-absorbing wallcoverings and acoustic panels. These functional panels are perfect for interiors and can function as a permanent or temporary solution....

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Graphic Design Kate Huot Bruzzi Talks Trends

Talking Trends with Designer Kate Huot Bruzzi

Kate Huot Bruzzi is a graphic designer based in East Providence, Rhode Island. Throughout her career, she has designed for companies with a focus on branding and marketing. She has skills in packaging design and most recently works building digital marketing packages for businesses. When she’s not working at her day job (or running a half marathon), she designs logos and branding on a freelance basis for local nonprofits and independent artists.    What types of trends does Kate Huot Bruzzi...

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Meet Felix Wijaya, CEO of Chroma Imaging

A few months ago, Felix Wijaya from Chroma Imaging approached us about becoming a Design Pool partner. We were struck right away by Felix's enthusiasm. He is passionate about the company he co-founded with his wife, and his energy is infectious. Just as Design Pool has had to pivot because of everything 2020 threw at us, so has Chroma Imaging. They are eager to expand into new markets and we are excited by all the different printing capabilities available...

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