janine vangool: fabrics for the creative and curious
By guest blogger Janine Vangool—curator, editor, designer and publisher of UPPERCASE magazine
CALGARY AB I’ve had an eclectic creative career, from working as a freelance graphic designer to teaching to having a line of wholesale greeting cards to sewing products to running my own gallery and bookshop. In 2009, I launched UPPERCASE, a quarterly print magazine for the creative and curious. It combines everything that I’ve learned and loved over the years so now publishing is my main focus.
Each issue of the magazine has a unique pattern that goes on the spine, cover and throughout the issue, so after many years I’ve accumulated quite a nice collection of patterns. Through some good fortune and nice connections, I was able to pitch the idea of turning them into textiles with Windham Fabrics.