Mark Making: Surface Trend

Mark Making: Surface Trend

Inky paintbrush marks, scribbles and patterns adorn these surfaces that celebrate the beauty of hand drawn.


Spotted at this year’s HeimtextilMarc O’Polo’s ‘Fara’ bedding set features thousands of indigo blu dots and sweeps organized into orderly lines.

Dashes by Rebecca_Atwood_

Shown here in Midnight black, this dash design started out as a mark-making experiment in Brooklyn-based designer Rebecca Atwood's sketchbook.



Inga Semp©‘s mix and match ‘Tratti’ collection for Mutina comprises eight digitally printed patterns that look hand drawn.


Named after the camouflage painting technique which inspired its complex pattern of intersecting lines, ‘Razzle Dazzle’ is a stretchy fabric designed by Belgian designer Sylvain Willenz for new Dutch fabric brand Febrik. The design is available in three variations: two-tone contrast, m©lange and plain colou.


Polish designer Kasia Zareba’s tiles for Refin Ceramiche are produced in five hand-drawn patterns all inspired by fossils.


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