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NATIONAL GEOMETRIC

Katy Smits

ABOUT

‘National Geometric’ is a homewares collection inspired by tile patterns from around the world. Bringing the holiday to you with a wide range of products and designs in a fun, bold, colour palette inspired by Cuba, Morocco, Mexico and the Mediterranean.

 

This collection combines novelty and function for a range of products both adults and kids can enjoy during lockdown. Bringing together colour and texture through the use of bold patterns and tufting for unique pieces that will brighten up the home.

 

The collection is made up of tufted, digitally printed and hand-painted pieces. Including rugs, cushions, a bean bag, crockery and glassware, creating a cohesive homewares collection that could be mixed and matched to cater for a variety of styles, personalities and needs.

Katy Smits

Katy Smits is a textile designer and maker based in Melbourne, Australia. 

Growing up in regional NSW, Katy and her sisters spent their time painting and drawing. Studying textiles at school Katy developed a love of embellishing her projects with embroidery, hand-painted designs and various dyeing techniques.

Through her studies at RMIT, Katy has developed a love of pattern design and screen printing. She works with screen printing, hand-painting and digital printing, and has recently been experimenting more with tufting.

Katy’s work is an eclectic mix of colourful compositions inspired by travel and the natural environment. One of the most common inspirations for her work are the tile patterns of Morocco, Cuba, Mexico and the Mediterranean.