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Since we live closer to the forest - and have an actual garden!- inspiration flies into our balcony every day! We love birds of all kind. We feed the blue tits during winter, listen to the woodpeckers and watch the young jays growing big and colorful (and loud, so very loud and playful!) So it is just natural that Erika picked yet another topic from nature for her new pattern design. Here is Erika's mood board and initial sketch for what she has in mind for this design. As you might notice, this nature inspired design also has a hint...

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We are only human. Winter is just behind us, but we are already dreaming about summer! And if you are a true pattern designer like my wife, Erika Szép-Biró, you are not just dreaming, but start designing!  Summer is a great month for unique gifts! Why? Because there are so many things we can draw about, so many topics that remind us about the heat of summer. As always, Erika's first step is to look for these things and create a moodboard, to set the feeling of the whole design! Beaches, palm trees, ice creams ... aaand kittens! Yes, this will...

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The inspiration for most of our design is nature. But there are many other things too, for example folk tales, geek culture, our love for coffee and books. And apart of all these, Erika loves symbols. She had this idea for a design about moths lately. Moth is a symbol for hidden truth. The truth is unfolding as the moth is flying closer to the flame. Thinking more about secret and truth, she included yet another well known symbol into her design: keys. As always, after the idea came a moodboard. Erika loves to decide the colors and the mood...

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