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graduate student, assistant at TDC, lover of coffee, cats, prints & patterns.

thedesigncenter:

Next Friday November 1st is the launch of the Philadelphia Collection at Art in the Age. Here’s a sneak peek at The Hog Wild Jack produced for the collection by San Francisco based Taylor Stitch. It features The Design Center’s hog print originally manufactured back in 1885 by Schwabe and Son.

The Taylor Stitch x Art in the Age x The Design Center button-downs will be available next Friday at both Art in the Age in Philly and Taylor Stitch in SF.  

— 9 months ago with 57 notes

thedesigncenter:

We can’t believe it, we have reached 40,000 followers!! Thank you all for the likes, reblogs, comments, and general enthusiasm for the collection! We love sharing it with all of you!

Confetti prints. Late 19th century.

— 9 months ago with 61 notes
laurenw:

horseshoes and prickly pear cacti  

laurenw:

horseshoes and prickly pear cacti  

— 9 months ago with 2 notes
thedesigncenter:

"We don’t like to shout our own praises from the house tops - but - when it comes to woven labels, we know our stuff. Try us and see!" Jacquard Pictorial. National Woven Label Co, NY, NY. Early 20th Century.

thedesigncenter:

"We don’t like to shout our own praises from the house tops - but - when it comes to woven labels, we know our stuff. Try us and see!" Jacquard Pictorial. National Woven Label Co, NY, NY. Early 20th Century.

— 9 months ago with 61 notes
thedesigncenter:

Abstract print on cotton. Unknown manufacturer. Late 19th century.

thedesigncenter:

Abstract print on cotton. Unknown manufacturer. Late 19th century.

— 10 months ago with 37 notes
laurenw:

currently cranking out a few quick repeats a day!

laurenw:

currently cranking out a few quick repeats a day!

— 10 months ago with 7 notes

thedesigncenter:

Very into these strange geometrics from the late 19th century!

— 10 months ago with 79 notes
thedesigncenter:

Floral print. England. 1896-1897.

thedesigncenter:

Floral print. England. 1896-1897.

— 1 year ago with 338 notes