Digital textile prints selection

Some sketches, drawings, photos and printed fabrics I designed during my work as a textile designer for 
Jakob Schlaepfer in St.Gallen, Switzerland.                 

Designed for Jakob Schlaepfer and in the Prêt-à-porter / spring 2009 collection ofAKRIS ♦ First prints below: Photogram layered in three colour versions on chiffon and sequins 

maybe you want to watch the show on
YOUTUBE! first print of mine at minute 1:13 !


Vivienne Westwood >> Prêt-à-porter / fall 2009

iridescent Polyester

Taking pictures at the Natural Museum in St. Gallen and playing with the colours and Photoshop lead to this animal print I created during my work at Jakob Schlaepfer, and which was bought by Vivienne Westwood for a coat, a full dress and a skirt!

see the show with PAMELA ANDERSON and my dress: Time: 0:33 //1:09 ________________________________________________________________________________________

Vivienne Westwood >> Prêt-à-porter / winter 2008/09

A simple colour degrade digital print on iridescent Polyester designed for Jakob Schlaepfer


Ben de Lisi >> Prêt-à-porter summer 2007

Digital print on Chiffon 140 x 140 / designed for Jakob Schlaepfer, in the summer collection 2007 of Ben de Lisi.

Often I find inspiration in photographs I take during my travelling. Either I use colours, shapes or the combination of them, to create a new design for printing. The picture below was taken in Istanbul in February 2009.


Ecoline-paintings constructed to a repeated textile print (140 x 100 cm). Drawings and paintingsof all sorts of things, and in different techniques are often the start for a new composition put together in Photoshop or Illustrator.

Designed for Jakob Schlaepfer 2007

The same technique but in other scale, shape and colour are in the first Decor collection of Jakob Schlaepfer. Printed on different ground fabrics.


Gianni Cagliano and Georges Hobeika  >> collections Haute Couture summer 2008

This colourful flower/tile design I originally made for the initial decor collection of Jakob Schlaepfer, was also used by the two designers Gianni Cagliano and Georges Hobeika in their collection.

On the occasion of the twelfth Designers’ Saturday in Langenthal the bistro of the Ruckstuhl carpet factory was enhanced with the same pattern I designed.

Fashion-Interiors-Wallpaper, Cars and Free Download of Pattern for Screensaver here!


Flower inspiration for this print in photos, drawings and Paintings: Pfingstrose / Acrylic- and Spray-paint on wood 


Another flower digital print on a heavy Lurex ground material also designed for Jakob Schlaepfer, and used by Vivienne Westwood in the Prêt-à-porter collection winter 2008/2009



Jakob Schlaepfer Decor Collection 2008

For the first Decor collection of Jakob Schlaepfer I also designed this print with plates and flowers on it. Printed on a heavy Lurex fabric, the silver threats shine gives it the heavy luxury and elegant touch.

Looking for motives in my kitchen-cupboard and finding inspiration in Martin Leuthold's(Creative Director Jakob Schlaepfer) wonderful Flower garden! 

The photo of the two prints where on the cover for Magazine "Metropolitan Home".


Oaxaca digital prints for Swiss Design Price 2007

Design below, 140 x 140 cm printed on chiffon and partly decorated with black coco pearls, for Jakob Schlaepfer and for the exhibition at the MUDAC in Lausanne, of the Swiss Design award 2007.

The print consists of handmade drawings brought together with Photoshop. Different layers of colours, sizes and pictures are composed to a print design for fashion. The combination with parts of photography I took during my travel in Mexico 2006 are different in size, and interesting to use in a dress and mark accents!


Silkscreen-prints on a light cotton material, in four different colour variations I did for Jakob Schlaepfer in 2006.


Some Print designs I did during my work at Jakob Schlaepfer in Newspapers and on Magazines! (a selection)



In the newspaper LE MONDE was written, Karl Lagerfeld's dress made out of my textile design for Jakob Schlaepfer: "Ce été, ce sera le must absolu: la robe imprimée insprée des tableaux impressionistes......Merci!

My first digital print I did for Jakob Schlaepfer was on the cover of the Lebanese Magazine Prestige






Bourses fédérales de design

Birkhäuser 2007


Workshop with MISSONI 

MISSONI in Madrid, MISSONI in the Prado-Museum, MISSONI and Art…

It is an experiment to play with the strong relationship of  MISSONI and the Art-world. I see it as a fusion of color and shape, which changes the message of the original paintings or drawings sometimes ironically, sometimes artistically.

  •            A series of pictures for postcards, a campaign
  •            Or just to be showed and framed as they are



Patterns in Design, Art and Architecture

Birkhäuser 2005

There are Blogs and Magazins who take up this idea, seen in: Decora hoy (Spain), the blogApartmenttherapy from Melbourne, and another craft Blog. In this one, I especially like the comment, ..... ;-) xxx



Der Klebstoff aus dem Träume sind

Magazin für Kunst und Leben -- Monopol Nr. 4/2005



Stuck, not sewn together

form 189 3/2003 -- The European Design Magazin




Die Gestalten 2005



Nr.17 / Jan 2001


Lucky Strike Junior Designer Award 2002

Hochparterre Nr. 3/2002


Promotion constante de jeunes designers

abstract N°spring 2003



Ohne Nadel und Faden

design report 6/2003


r‘adys / hightech clothing (co-work with Industrial Designer Remo Freiflinklink2005)

 Design and coloring of the first outdoor winter and summer ladies-collection for r‘adys.

For more information go to FLINK

 moodboards / technical drawings and coloring

the process, ...

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