The Monkey Puzzle Tree

Posted by Sarah on  May 11, 2018

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The Monkey Puzzle Tree: New Collaboration I have recently started a collaboration with an inspiring company where we are applying some of my designs onto fabulous high-end fabrics as well as wallpapers available exclusively with The Monkey Puzzle Tree. Heres a bit about The Monkey Puzzle Tree: We are a design studio working with artists to create beautiful, innovative fabrics and wall coverings. We create interior products which push aesthetic boundaries through collaborations with independent

Winter is here…

Posted by Sarah on  December 11, 2017

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Winter has come and after a walk in the snow covered woods this morning, I finally sit down to write my winter newsletter. I have been busy preparing some hand-printed colour swatch samples ready to send out next year and have been reaching out to interior designers as part of the launch for the animated wallpapers. Since the last newsletter, I have completed the bespoke page and video for the website and I am looking forward to

Erotic Pattern – Wallpapers & Fabric

Posted by Sarah on  September 15, 2017

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‘Body Lace’ (2017) Voile fabric available at The Monkey Puzzle Tree.  Erotic Pattern – Wallpapers & Fabrics By Sarah Jane Palmer Erotic pattern design wasn’t something I particularity planned as a career move. It evolved from a billboard commission that naturally evolved into a series of private commissions for hand-printed wallpapers and has continued to grow into a joyful process of creativity. I have always had a passion for designing and creating pattern. As a

Celebrating Life!

Posted by Sarah on  June 30, 2017

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Muriel’s Butterfly: Celebrating Life and New ideas ‘What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly’. Richard Bach During the winter months of 2016 Helen Pheby, curator at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park paid a visit to my studio. When she saw the butterflies that are encapsulated into my wallpapers she put me in contact with Martin House Children’s Hospice who were looking to work with an artist to help celebrate their

Botanical Wallpaper – My Inspiration

Posted by Sarah on  May 8, 2017

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Botanical Wallpaper – My Inspiration This weekend I attended a workshop at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park to get inspiration for new designs of botanical wallpapers. The workshop was led by  Sue Salmon, medical herbalist and Talya Baldwin, botanical artist. At YSP they are really interested in the Art of Wellbeing, and what better way to combine the two than spending a weekend in the beautiful setting of 500 acres of parkland, surrounded by internationally significant