Category Archives: Jessica Pollak

Final Design Challenge: Jessica Pollak

Colorway One / Midnight Rush Colorway Two: Morning Dew Colorway Three: Afternoon Sun For this last challenge I was really excited that we were asked to create an entire collection!!!  For the other challenges it was a struggle to edit … Continue reading

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Quilting with Jessica’s Fabric

Seeing what fabric might look like in a quilt is awesome!  Jessica’s prints blend together well in the quilts below.  If you want to integrate Jessica’s fabric into your next project, head on over to our Spoonflower shop!  

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Reflections with Jessica Pollak

Since the beginning of this contest in March I’ve tried to challenge myself as a designer while staying true to the type of work I want to do. There is a fine balance in creating work that “fits” into current … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Five: Jessica Pollak

I was absolutely thrilled when I saw this month’s challenge would be flea market inspired! One of my favorite things about living in New England is the fabulous selection of vintage furniture and home goods. A lot of our furniture … Continue reading

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Jessica Pollak’s Favorite Handmade Object

My apartment is decorated with lots of little handmade odds and ends. These items are mostly from places I’ve traveled or gifts from friends. Some of them are silly and or kitschy, but they all remind me of amazing things … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Four: Jessica Pollak

Growing up I loved the humid, muggy summers of Maryland. Summertime was ripe with endless possibility and freedom!  My days were often spent with my younger brother and sister at the local pool or at camp making friendship bracelets and … Continue reading

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Check Out Jessica’s REPEAT Portfolio

Jessica is one of the final five REPEAT contenders.  Jessica’s fun, playful designs and modern colors have kept her in play so far…We can’t wait to see what’s next from Jessica for the upcoming challenge “Up in the Air.”  One … Continue reading

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Checking out the Quilting Scene with Jessica Pollak

On Monday I hopped on the first bus to NYC so I could check out the latest trends in patterns, illustration, and stationery.  I spent the whole day walking the Surtex (Licensing Art & Design), National Stationery Show and ICFF … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Three: Jessica Pollak

My birthday is in April, and so spring is when I tend to reflect on where I’ve been and my goals for the future. Spring flowers make me think of my childhood in Washington DC, where cherry blossom trees lined … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Color from Jessica Pollak

I can’t believe it’s Round Three… I thought last month’s challenge was super tough, but this month’s topic is even harder!  Congrats to Emelia on her win!  I loved how personal her approach was to this challenge and I was … Continue reading

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Design Challenge Two: Jessica Pollak

For this months challenge I wanted to pay tribute to one of the most important inventions made during the Industrial Revolution.  At first, I thought about the typewriter and phonograph.  They were both monumental inventions, but over time they have … Continue reading

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In the Studio with Jessica Pollak

First of all Congrats to Michele for winning round one! She did such a wonderful job on the concept of her designs and I adore her palette in “twisted abode.”  I’m so excited to be moving on to round two! … Continue reading

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Design Challenge One: Jessica Pollak

Jessica Pollak’s Tiny Dwellings… I had so much fun creating my “Tiny Dwelling” prints and thinking about the lives of the people who would live in these spaces. In Rhode Island we have a lot of old factories, banks and … Continue reading

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TOP TEN: Jessica Pollak

Name: Jessica Pollak Location: Providence, Rhode Island Hi! My name is Jessica Pollak, I graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2007 with a BFA in Illustration. I’m most inspired by what I’m reading, food I’m cooking, vintage … Continue reading

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