Marie Perkins is author of the world's number one pattern blog, Print & Pattern, and three books: Print & Pattern, Print & Pattern 2 and Print & Pattern: Kids. Marie also designs herself through her label Inkjet Designs. Marie talks to us about the changing face of surface pattern design, and what designers must do to succeed in this increasingly competitive industry.
Khristian A Howell is a design and colour expert, bringing her design collections to a range of licensed products including fabrics, stationery, wallcoverings and more. Experience as an in-house artist with Nordstrom Product Group has given her a keen understanding of product development. Her passion for travel, balance and colour comes through in every project she touches. Khristian has been lucky to work with amazing and varied clients including Better Homes and Gardens, Tiny Prints, Andrews McMeel Publishing, HGTV and more.