Designer Bios

Designer Bios

Phil Marden

Tom & Teddy's Vintage collection is a collaboration with celebrated artist and illustrator, Phil Marden. Introducing six new 1960’s-inspired designs including waves, speedboats, airplanes and retro scooters, Marden brings his illustrations to life as bold repeat patterns in bright colour combinations.  A former illustrator for The New York Times and The Boston Globe, his work has also appeared at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

Nicola Van Weerdenburg

Nicola is a versatile fashion designer with extensive experience in retail, home shopping and supply-based design. She has worked for numerous UK high-street retailers across a diverse range of clothing lines.

Nicola’s passion lies in hand sketching and painting as well as computer-generated design work. Print and pattern, fabrication, garment construction, trend research and range development are all part of her repertoire and she is well known for her ability to create intricate print repeats and photorealistic embellishments.

Barbara Leonard

Barbara is a talented English designer, internationally recognised for her vivacious and vibrant designs. Her inspiration comes from her love of the natural world and the vivid images she sees on her travels. And even though Barbara has lived outside of England, she has remained very much influenced by the English countryside she grew up in.

With a number of awards to her name, examples of Barbara’s work are on permanent display in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. She has also exhibited at prominent fairs in Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt and New York.

Along with fabric, wallpaper, ceramic and stationery design work, Barbara has illustrated several children’s books.