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Posts Tagged ‘Painted Eyes’

Introducing Occipinti: ‘Wild England’ Floral Interiors Collection by Ashley McDow

Occipinti features maximalist floral fabric designs inspired by the English Country Garden, and a newly launched ceramics Bunting Bird Ceramics range.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Occipinti Moonflower Lilac Curtain
I discovered the maximalist floral designs of Ashley McDow at last year's Tent London. Having trained in surface pattern at the University of Leeds, she gained experience in the industry before setting up on her own brand in 2013. Occipinti was Ashley’s Sicilian grandmother’s maiden name and means Painted Eyes.

Occipinti portrait
Why did you decide to launch Occipinti, and what is your design background? 
I started Occipinti in 2013 after gaining experience working for menswear brand Duchamp London and then an international textile mill in Mumbai, India, where I designed and supplied fabrics to brands including Harlequin, Christian Fischbacher and Robert Allan. I launched Occipinti because I wanted to provide my clients with luxury printed fabrics with a unique style. There is a demand from people who… read more

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