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Graphic Botanical Floral Pillows

floral outdoor throw pillow

For Summer 2009 I worked on a collection of bold, graphic botanical pillows for Pottery Barn. The beautiful flowers came from antique engravings. I took these designs, changed their layouts to work on square pillows, and reduced the number of colors from hundreds to less than twenty for textile production.

Holiday Pillows

winter pillow

Here is a gallery of holiday pillows designed by Joan Nahurski. The design objective focused on the use of pops of color to dress up a room for the holiday without using uniquely "Christmas" motifs.  These holiday pillows successfully used warmly neutral backgrounds and bold accent color palette associated with winter holidays. The design elements included ...

Textile Design Portfolio and Blog

textile design

Textile Design Portfolio Welcome to the textile design portfolio and blog for Joan Nahurski.  I am a textile designer of specialty consumer products for the home.  My designs have been successfully marketed through all three major channels: catalogs, retail stores, and the Internet.  Currently I am creating textile designs for the home furnishing retail industry. Textile Design ...