Thursday, July 24, 2014

Designer feature: Mary Jane Mitchell

Hello! Today we are very happy to have a feature and with a mini-interview Mary Jane Mitchell and he beautiful work. 
We were lucky to had Mary Jane as part of the guest designers that collaborated with Believe Creative Studio for the collection presented at Indigo-Paris back in February. We loved working with her and the customers loved her textured hand-drawn beautiful and clasical style.

MaryJane Mitchell has been designing textiles and products for the home and fashion industry in the United States and Europe for over 20 years.  She enjoys designing for the children’s industry because she loves coming up with designs that make people smile and that bring a bit of happiness to the world. Her style is both whimsical and colorful and besides the children’s market, her style lends itself to the adult market, as well.  She licensed her designs in the Tabletop industry for over 12 years and her
dinnerware has been featured in most major retail stores.

MaryJane Mitchell

MaryJane graduated from FIDM in Los Angeles with a degree in fashion and then, when she found she could not find the right textiles while working in the children’s bedding industry, she went back to school at night for a Textile Program at Otis Parsons.

She has been an avid runner for over 25 years and finds her greatest inspiration and brain storming come from running the trails behind her house by herself or with her dog, Maizie.  She is known for her abundance of energy, which she is proud to say she inherited from her mother.

©MaryJane Mitchell

©MaryJane Mitchell

A small conversation with MaryJane:

Which city or place inspires you the most to create?
MJ: I love Paris and the English Countryside. My favorite city in California is Ojai.

What type of music do you listen to while you are creating?  
MJ: I love Classical, Blues and Rock and Roll.

Which is your favorite blog to get design inspiration from?
 MJ: Print and Pattern by Bowie Style

Which is your favorite quote? 
MJ: “Listen. Make a way for yourself inside yourself. Stop looking in the other way of looking.” Rumi

What does the word, “believe” mean to you?
MJ: It means to feel strongly about something in a positive way.

©MaryJane Mitchell

©MaryJane Mitchell

©MaryJane Mitchell
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