Design With Harper & Blake: Pastel Cube Grid and Tropical Glitter

Design with Harper & Blake (#DesignWithHB) is a campaign aimed at bringing you our latest original designs weekly all influenced by the world around us, taking final form in our two contrasting alter-egos, Harper & Blake.

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Our first print of the week has been created for Blake with a bright leaves design in fun colours that are designed to stand out. A case for all occasions but one to take away with you on a tropical holiday for sure! The glitter is young whilst still looking classy and the colour combinations of the pink and green mean it creates a contrasting print designed to stand out.

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The second print is a pastel print in cool blues, pretty pinks and lemon yellows. The print has a summery feel with a minimalist geometric print. The grid creates a modern feel to the print, perfect for the modern career woman. Inspired by Rubiks’ cubes the print also throws back to a fun retro vibe.

Both of these weeks prints are so pretty we just can’t decide between the two! Are you a Harper or a Blake?

For more prints, visit the Harper & Blake website.

Design With Harper & Blake: Confetti Party and Camo Pearl

Design with Harper & Blake (#DesignWithHB) is a campaign aimed at bringing you our latest original designs weekly all influenced by the world around us, taking final form in our two contrasting alter-egos, Harper & Blake.

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Our first print of the week has been specifically created for Harper; the perfect party accessory. ‘Confetti Party‘ is a print that sparkles whilst still looking sophisticated due to the gold and silver textures. Cassandre Desbonnets, Harper & Blakes print designer, added her usual stylish touches of textures, as the pieces look layered as if parts of stylish confetti!

Focusing on the location of the confetti dots mixed in with some stars and sparkles this pretty little case is one to be admired by all, even if you’ve got a little Blake inside you!

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For the second print of the week, ‘Camo pearl’ is our take on a classic camouflage print! A print for the bold, the bright and the Blake’s.  The camouflage print has been modified for Blake’s tastes with bright pinks and strong silvers. The pearl textures mean the print is fluid, creating a fresh look that stands out, this case is for Blake!

Both of these weeks prints are so pretty we just can’t decide between the two! Are you a Harper or a Blake?

For more prints, visit the Harper & Blake website

Design with Harper & Blake: Folia Polka and Paper Tiger

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Design with Harper & Blake (#DesignWithHB) is a campaign aimed at bringing you our latest original designs weekly all influenced by the world around us, taking final form in our two contrasting alter-egos, Harper & Blake.

Our first print of the week has been specifically created for Harper; taking inspiration from pearl rings and all things sophisticated. ‘Folio Polka Phone Case‘ is a print of beauty looking as luxe and polished as its muse herself! Focusing on the unexplored area of polka dots this pretty little case is one to be admired by all, even if you’ve got a little Blake inside you! Working digitally, Harper & Blake Print Designer, Cassandre Desbonnets added her usual stylish touches of textures, golden outlines and monochrome tones!

Our second print of the week, ‘Paper Tiger Phone Case‘ is 100% Blake all over! Using collage textures as its primary inspiration, this design follows on from our previous predators collection but adding an arty aesthetic, bright colours and an overall experimental twist. Created with a mix of methods, hand drawing, layering, digitally printing this case is for the bold, the bright, the little bit abstract. This case is for Blake!

We’re in love with both of this weeks prints, we just can’t decide between the two! Are you a Harper or a Blake?

For more prints, visit the Harper & Blake website

Design with Harper & Blake: Glossy Butterfly and Woven Wood

Harper & Blake Butterfly iPhone CaseDesign with Harper & Blake (#DesignWithHB) is a campaign aimed at bringing you our latest original designs weekly all influenced by the world around us, taking final form in our two contrasting alter-egos, Harper & Blake.

This week we have two very exciting prints to share with you, bold, bright and beautiful we’re bringing a little bit of summer to your look with this week’s ‘Glossy Butterfly’ and ‘Woven Wood’.

Something new, this week’s ‘Glossy Butterfly’ iPhone case comes under both Harper and Blake personalities – who’d have thought that would ever happen?! Due to its realistic muse, bright colours and overall the simplicity of this delicate design we just couldn’t choose who it would fit best! Complimented with a glossy finish in the print itself, this accessory is one to bring summer but texture to any outfit.

Our second print for this week, ‘Woven Wood’ iPhone case is one clearly created with Harper in mind. Taking inspiration from the artist Josef Albers, geometric compositions, textures and tones were all key in the birth of this minimalistic lovers dream. Exploring classic print techniques; mixing stripes and checks the simplistic structure of this design is what makes it so unique. Wooden textures contrasting with monochrome and a splash of colour defines Harper’s style. Simple, clean cut and stylish. This case is definitely on my wish list!

We’re in love with both of this weeks prints, we just can’t decide between the two! Are you a Harper or a Blake?

For more prints, visit the Harper & Blake website

Design with Harper & Blake: Coral Treasure and Around The Circle

Design with Harper & Blake (#DesignWithHB) is a campaign aimed at bringing you our latest original designs weekly all influenced by the world around us, taking final form in our two contrasting alter-egos, Harper & Blake.

This week we bring to you two very ‘cool for the summer designs’ guaranteed to add print and style to any look; morning, noon or night, Harper or Blake.

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The first of the two, and Harper & Blake Stylist Sophie Drury’s personal favourite for this week is Coral Treasure iPhone Case . A cool, calm and collected print perfect for any Harper or Blake. The simplicity of the block colours with the delicate placement of the print is a look to be lusted really making the print live up to its name. Black, turquoise and gold compliment each other making this the perfect accessory to match any outfit. Whether you’re wanting to place colour pairing with an all monochrome look or go all out and colour/print clash like a true Blake fan would this print is definitely one for you!

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The second design we bring to you this week is Around the Circle iPhone Case, a colourful print with a playful touch it takes inspiration from all things summer. Although simplicity is key, the colour blocking design really packs a punch with its off balanced layout and contrasting colour scheme making it the perfect piece to add life to an overall look.

We’re in love with both of this weeks prints, we just can’t decide between the two! Are you a Harper or Blake?

For more prints, visit the Harper & Blake website.

Harper & Blake Introduces: Cassandre Desbonnets

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This week’s ‘Harper & Blake Introduces’ brings to you the colourful and creative Cassandre Desbonnets, our new print designer taking Harper & Blake and London by storm! 

Originally growing up in the countryside of France, Cassandre left to follow her love of travel, discovering new people and other cultures. With simple tastes, Cassandre spends her time walking in parks, going to the cinema and reading books – a girl after our own hearts! What makes this mind stand out is her love and passion for colour, fashion and textile design.

After completing a master’s degree in textile design and art direction, the french native traveled to London to undertake a work placement with renowned designer Mary Katrantzou. It was there she made her decision to stay in this dynamic city which then lead to begin her work with Harper & Blake.

Currently working on our latest campaign, #DesignWithHarperAndBlake the prints are a reflection of Cassandre’s inspiration and design philosophy. Cassandre explores the worlds of Harper & Blake daily. Creating print stories behind two entities resulting to the perfect storm of minimal and edgy, simple and bright.

At Harper & Blake we live by the mantra “take inspiration from everything”. This is something Cassandre herself believes and feels everything can be an inspiration: the tones of a wall, the colour palette of a florist shop, an architecture shape or a print on a piece of clothing. Often found wandering around design and art exhibitions (the Barbican centre being her favourite in London) Cassandre finds inspiration for the great ways she incorporates design composition, shapes and concepts into her prints. From taking walks around the bustling city, to relaxing in the breathtaking parks, the designer constantly looks to the colours and textures around her.

Last week’s Harper & Blake print, Spring Bamboo is a reflection of exactly this. The colourful and bold floral print is inspired by the blooming of flowers in the spring. The second print designed for last week’s ‘#DesignWithHarperAndBlake’ reveal is Speckled Ink. The designer channeled her inner Harper style to create a hand painted design for all lovers of simplicity and minimalism.

Given Cassandres experience in the fashion industry, we trust her to create high quality designs. Following on from our SS16 scarf collection “Predators” which made its debut in February at London Fashion week, Cassandre has started working on our SS17 collection. Without spoiling the surprise, the topic of the collection is beautiful and dangerous nature, and will be a smooth transition from the previous Predators, but with completely different stories. We cannot wait to see what’s to come.

We would like to think that our future is bright with Cassandre and one which we are thrilled to have this up and coming designer include in.

Harper & Blake wouldn’t be what it is today without the creative minds working behind it. ‘Harper & Blake Introduces’ hopes to share these minds with you!

Design with Harper&Blake; Spring Bamboo and Speckled Ink

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Design with Harper & Blake (#DesignWithHB) is a campaign aimed at bringing you our latest original designs weekly all influenced by the world around us, taking final form in our two contrasting alter-egos, Harper & Blake.

Harper & Blake are inspired by life; taking in everyday living, colours, architecture, art, and much more to create unique prints designed for any mood and all personalities. This weeks prints are inspired by daily life in London during the spring, and of course, the styles and personalities of Harper and Blake.

Keeping in tone with the gorgeous weather we’ve recently been having we are pleased to introduce our colourful new prints for this week; Spring Bamboo and Speckled Ink.

Spring Bamboo                                                       Speckled Ink

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Suited for Blake’s bold style, Spring Bamboo was inspired by sunny days and the Spring’s influx of flowers in bloom- scenes unmissable throughout London’s parks this season. Available in a range of colours this Blake inspired print is guaranteed to bring positive vibes this summer.

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The second print of the week is modelled on Harper’s style. Speckled Ink is a minimalistic print with black, white and nude tones. Harper is all about simplicity with texture, which is exactly what this print is all about. The finish of the ink gives the minimal design a modern twist. Harper’s Speckled Ink print brings a simplistic modern edge to your life and even better, your outfit!

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Are you a Harper or Blake this week? With two prints this week in a range of colours, we just can’t decide!

For more prints, visit the Harper & Blake website.

Design With Harper & Blake

A collage of Harper & Blake weekly prints from April to May 2016.
A collage of Harper & Blake weekly prints from April to May 2016.

Design with Harper & Blake, hashtagged #DesignWithHB or #DesignWithHarperAndBlake, is our latest campaign with a mission to keep you up to date with the new designs based on the personalities of Harper and Blake.

Started last month, we have committed to creating new designs every week, each a reflection of the two different identities and attitudes of Harper and Blake. We want people to channel their inner Harper or Blake, or even combination of the two with our bright and fun phone cases. Phone cases are the easiest accessory to flaunt in your day to day life, so when choosing your next phone case we want you to answer one question; what’s your print mood of the day?

Fresh new designs, innovative prints and the perfect storm of Harper and Blake’s styles are just a few ways of describing the latest campaign we have instore for you.

The prints that are created weekly are available for the iPhone and Samsung cases and can be purchased on the Harper & Blake website. Up until this point, we have created numerous phone cases with fabulous prints which we hope you will enjoy.

Our latest designs, the street granite and abstract landscape , were released today and can be found on our website, along with all other smart phone cases.

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(Top left; Geometric, top middle; Tropical Abstract, top right; Glitter Feathers, bottom left; Burst Houndstooth, bottom middle; Zebra Seas, bottom right; Marble Chevron)

 

Harper & Blake: the perfect storm

Harper & Blake, an entity of two very different styles combine to make a fierce collection of accessories. With the combination of Harper’s minimalistic edge and Blake’s outgoing and colorful style, together, they create a unique blend of prints.

Harper is the minimalist. A lover of sophistication, modern shapes and sharp colors. Harper is a determined individual with a knack for organization, believing simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

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Blake is wild. Blake’s outgoing nature is all about color, patterns and unusual prints. Blake is free as a bird and finds inspiration everywhere. A believer in quirkiness and seeing the world in color.

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Together, Harper & Blake create the ultimate collaboration of two individual styles and attitudes to create an accessories collection for all women. With a mission to make women feel confident and empowered the collaboration exudes boldness and sophistication with an edge. Harper & Blake’s collection debut of fashion scarves for the Autumn Winter 2016 collection titled ‘Predators’ is the perfect blend of the two attitudes. The collection  showcases the two personalities into one cohesive collection of modern scarves with bold colors and prints.

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Along with the printed silk scarves collection, Harper & Blake also collaborate to create unique designs for mobile cases. Printed designs are created each week with a goal to inspire and to bring out individual personalities. Each week inspiration for the prints are posted leading up to the reveal of the new designed mobile case. Every print is designed with the attitudes and styles of Harper & Blake in mind.

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So the question is, are you a Harper or a Blake?

Harper & Blake Stylist: New Arrival-Must Haves

Time to catch up with our Harper & Blake Stylist Sophie Drury as she shares on, well… Everything Harper & Blake! Take a look at some of her summer must-haves all available from www.harperandblake.co.uk now.

Summer’s here so we all know what that means, summer wardrobes! If you caught last weeks post you’ll of seen my top summer wardrobe picks so I thought this week I’d do a part 2 with a round up of my favourite summer must-haves from where else but, Harper & Blake?! Read on to see my top picks from the New In section along with a couple of how to style tips too! Enjoy!

 

Pop Panther Phone Case– Inspired by the art techniques of Andy Warhol; Harper & Blake bring to you this perfect pop panther case, one of my absolute favourite new arrivals! An abstract silhouette on one of this seasons most used colours this case this the perfect accessory to brighten up any minimal look. Style with vintage denim, Stan Smith trainers and an off the shoulder shirt for a casual summer day time look!pop_leopard_1024x1024

 

Colour Block Geometric Phone Case (Grey)– Block colours are a minimalists dream (if we were to wear colour at all!) This being said this pretty little case includes the perfect collection of colours most commonly found in any minimalists wardrobe. The simplicity of this case makes it the perfect cover for any outfit, from loungewear to evening this is a case I’m never taking off of my phone! Style with absolutely anything!geometric_grey_1024x1024

 

Funkactus Phone Case– I’ve already mentioned this case in a previous post but it had to be included within my summer must-haves! A bright and bold case perfect for both Harper & Blake personalities, this colourful illustration is one to bring sunshine to even our typically British rainy summer days. Style with an over sized white shirt, black culottes, ankle boots finished with a fedora. funky_cactus_orange_1024x1024 (1)

What’s your favourite from the Harper & Blake New Arrivals? Let us know in the comments below! As always don’t hesitate to get in touch either, comment, share and like below! Until next Wednesday!