Moyo Festive Gift Guide {part 10 of 14}

Here is part 10 of our 14 part MOYO Festive Gift Guide. Today we are featuring Kathryn Cole, Ruth Thorp, Jenny Blair and Rosie Simons

You can also download our special MOYO Gift Guide here {which has a selection of our favourite products}


Kathryn Cole

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Holiday cards, available individually or in packages of 10.

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kathryncoleportrait_300dpiforwebKathryn Cole is new to the world of surface pattern design and she loves it. In the past, she has focused on her Art in metalsmithing and Floral Design. In her surface design work she is inspired by floral motifs and beautiful colors. Kathryn is currently taking module 2.

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Ruth Thorp


Box of 8 illustrated cards – Shape Collection
Price £10

These beautiful graphical greetings cards are perfect for any occasion. Presented in a brown card box, this set includes 8 small blank greetings cards and envelopes, 2 of each design shown. Great for birthday’s, parties, weddings, as thank you cards, invites and any other celebration. Beautifully presented as a collection, they would also make a wonderful gift.

The black and white designs with bold yellow accents have been created from photographs I have taken and hand drawn illustrations, and then translated into vector based format to be coloured and manipulated digitally.

Inside of cards left blank for your own message.

All cards are handmade using FSC certified card and envelopes and are printed using a high quality inkjet printer. The cards and natural kraft envelopes are presented in a card box with printed top which represents the 4 designs.


Ruth is a designer, creator and artist based in Bath, specialising in illustration and surface pattern design.
She is inspired by brave, simple design and likes to express her quirky sense of humour in her work to create bright whimsical designs, bold graphics, minimalist layouts and beautiful products that make people smile. Ruth took all 3 modules in 2013

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Jenny Blair

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Small Christmas Card selection which features 4 designs which have been hand painted and then professionally printed onto fsc certified card.

The cards are titled “Winter wonderland” (Deer in snowglobe), ” Secret Santa” (barn owl), “Warmest wishes” (Bear wrapped in big scarf) and “All is bright” (Deer , robin and star)


The cards retail at £6.00 plus postage for the set of 4 or £1.80 individually.


JennyBlairfprofile300dpiforwebPartial to the odd cliche, Jenny celebrates a return to her “roots” , by creating an eclectic mix of stationery and gift items inspired by nature and its bounties. You will find pencil, paint, digital colouring and even machine stitchery are involved, all in an effort to help bring a little bit of the outside all the way in!  Jenny completed module 1 in 2012.

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Rosie Simons

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Our Patterned Card Holders are printed plastic wallets featuring 6 original designs on the outside and 2 clear plastic pockets inside that are perfect for storing your Oyster Card, Railcard, train and bus  tickets, Student ID, credit cards and much more! They are also a great creative way for giving gift cards and cash this Christmas! £6.00

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 Rosie Simons shop

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Rosie Simons is a UK based designer with a passion for colour and pattern. Her style has a simple and clean but colourful aesthetic, combining simple graphic illustrations and typography. Rosie’s prints are colourful and use textures and patterns within and feature on tech accessories, stationery and more!

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MOYO_CHRISTMAS SHOPPING GUIDE_COVERMore about the Moyo Christmas Gift Guide

The MOYO Gift Guide is packed full of unique gift ideas from talented designers, we hope this guide gives you ideas for presents to delight this holiday season. From pretty Christmas tree baubles to gorgeous gift wrap, you are sure to find something just perfect for friends and loved ones. The products come from around the world and all the featured designers are members of the MOYO Directory, or alumni of The Art and Business of Surface Pattern Design.

The special downloadable guide is available here

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