Category Archives: Design

Kick start Kim

If with your bags you’re feeling tired It’s surely time to get inspired. Come closer and I’ll tell you how And remove the furrow From your brow. For bags that dance with cheerful whim Look no further than those by … Continue reading

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Good dog, bag dog

Want a nice bag? Head on over to my newly launched crowdfunding project and see what you can find. Access also through my website http://www.kimthings.com

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Owl, not oil!

Almost forgot… Please cast your vote in this week’s Spoonflower Arctic Animals fabric design challenge. Press here for link. Competition closes at midnight tonight!!! My inspiration is the constant reminder that our planet ūüĆŹ is under threat of destruction. In … Continue reading

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Snifferoodle

Cast your vote in this week’s Year of the Dog Spoonflower fabric design contest. ¬†Click here to vote. THANKS! (ps. This one’s my entry)

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Designer of the day

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Inspirational discovery of the day: Michael O’Connell (1898-1976). ¬†Mid century British textile designer, spent some time in Australia. ¬†Wish I could find more of his work.

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Fabric of Vancouver

My competition entry in Spoonflower’s Skillshare watercolour cityscape fabric design challenge. ¬†Vote here for your favorites! Competition closes 30 May 2017.

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Going shopping?

If you’re going shopping you’ll need a bag. Press here¬†to go to my Kickstarter campaign where you can reserve the bag you need when you make a pledge. ¬†Hurry, campaign ends on May 31!

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Live at last!

It’s LIVE! ¬†I’m so excited to announce my Kickstarter campaign has begun, running through to 31 May 2017. ¬†Click here for the link or you can access it through my website http://www.kimthings.com. ¬†This project has been my passion and soul … Continue reading

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Kirkpatrick & Mace

In the summer I saw an exhibition at the Tacoma Museum of Glass of the extraordinary work of Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace. Unbelievable!

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Design heaven

  I have got to see this place! ¬†Check out this extraordinary place: the Design Library. ¬†Thank you Peter Koepke for amassing this amazing collection and thank you Dwell magazine for alerting me to it. ¬†On my list!

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