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Designer Diaries: Lotta Jandsdotter

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“Everything is design,” Paul Rand has said, rather aptly. Through this series (Designer Diaries), we bring you snapshots of the people who inspire us with their work and philosophy.

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Mood Boards: A great team tool!

How do you get clients, designers, marketing guys, the communications team and the accounting folks to get on board with what’s on your mind? Don’t reach for Voodoo yet, try Mood Boards instead!

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A summer inspired travel mood board at Chimora Print

“Mood boards (sometimes called inspiration boards) are used in a variety of disciplines. A mood board is extremely useful for establishing the aesthetic feel of a project. Things that can be explored in the mood board include photography style, color palettes, typography, patterns, and the overall look and feel of the project. Soft or hard? Grungy or clean? Dark or light? A rough collage of colors, textures and pictures is all it takes to evoke a specific style or feeling.”

That said, “mood boards can be a pain to create, with many hours spent trawling image galleries, websites, books and magazines looking for that perfect image to sum up your intended feel for the work at hand. So here are a collection of tips to help make your mood board making more effective – and double your chances of winning that pitch!

And finally, mood boards are all about imagination coming together beautifully, so here’s the how-to for the art of inspiration boards! 


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5 Easy Earth Day Projects – Upcycle, Recycle and Do Your Bit!

“Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every “superstar,” every “supreme leader,” every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.” – Carl Sagan

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Printed fabrics: Home makeovers made easy!

If you’re looking to redo your home decor, give custom printed fabrics a second thought. From stunning wall decor to lively DIY accessories, there’s more to the humble digital print than meets your eye! What’s more, with Chimora Print, printing custom fabrics has never been easier. With an order quantity of as little as one meter, and home delivery across India, it’s time to bring Spring into your home!

1) Wall Art gets a new avatar

Move over paintings, frame an arresting fabric instead!

Move over paintings, frame an arresting fabric instead!

2) Give your headboard a snazzy makeover

Choose fabrics with different prints in complementary colours for a quick and easy makeover!

Choose fabrics with different prints in complementary colours for a quick and easy makeover!

3) Spring-clean drawers

Move over boring brown papers... line your drawers and cabinets with vibrant prints instead!

Move over boring brown papers… line your drawers and cabinets with vibrant prints instead!

4) Make your own one-of-a-kind decor

Jazz up corners or empty spaces with an eclectic and unique take on wall decor!

Jazz up corners or empty spaces with an eclectic and unique take on wall decor!

5) Why should the kids miss all the fun?

Use vibrant printed fabric, decals and photographs for a bright and happy kiddie space!

Use vibrant printed fabric, decals and photographs for a bright and happy kiddie space!

6) Don’t recycle furniture, upcycle it!

The quickest makeover? Change your upholstery!

The quickest makeover? Change your upholstery!

There you have it, our six easy and budget-friendly tips to makeover your home. Remember, printing your custom fabrics is now easier than ever with http://www.chimoraprint.com! Enjoy!


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Making Colourful Unique Doorstops With Fabric

Now this is something that we totally fell in love with. We all have come across those, magnetic or plastic slip in door stops. Though they are functional, there is certainly no style. So here is a way we can help you in making colourful unique doorstops with fabric. That’s right with fabric! You can customise them to your room décor, wash them, change them – the sky’s is the limit.

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New York Women’s Wear Print Trends SS 15

The New York Fashion week had a load of inspiration for print lovers, in the Spring/Summer 2015 collections. The collections showed a pattern “full” set of designs! These ranged from botanical, tropical, hyper florals, pop art, and some even dipped into the hippy pond from the 60’s. Some of the highlights of those prints can be seen in this video.


If you have any prints you would like to test, print or design, we can do these for as little as 1 metre prints!

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