Interview: Kevin O’Brien Studio

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Chris_Looking_at_Samples-blog KevinObrien_LIfestyle_0606-BlogKevin O’Brien Staff has been offering luxurious decorative pillows and bedding from Kevin O’Brien Studio for many years.  The very popular velvet  pillows, duvets, shams, and throws are handcrafted using a devoré technique that creates a “burnout” effect and are dyed using customized colors.  Other home accessories are created using embellished linens,  printing, and shibori techniques.

The following is an interview with Kevin O’Brien, published by the, a blog for textile designers.  It takes us behind the scenes to see how this gifted artist finds the inspiration for his designs, details about the creative process and his talented staff, and how he got his start in the home textile industry.

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Photography by Michael Spain Smith

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Simple Syrup Blossom Decorative Pillow

Simple Syrup Design House offers a unique brand of artistic pillows from the artwork of Danielle Duer.  The Blossom pillow series shown above features Orange Blossom and Cherry Blossom. Created in bold, beautiful color combinations and layered images, these unusual decorative pillows keep the viewer mesmerized. Each pillow has a small hand painted flower on the bottom right corner by the artist. All pillows are digitally printed on a linen/cotton canvas front with a medium weight cotton blend fabric for the back.

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Simple Syrup Blossom Decorative Pillow

Kevin O’Brien Metallics Velvet Dec Pillow


Kevin O’Brien artistic impression of hanging willows exhibit a beautiful interpretation in the Metallics Velvet Dec Pillows collection. Hanging willows have a charm all of their own.   These beautiful plants radiate their surroundings with graceful hanging branches and leaves that fan out.  We believe that Mr O’Brien has captured the charm of these plants with his artistic designed dec pillows. These dec pillows are available in the colors Antique, Citron, Coral, Cornflower, Dove, Emerald, White, Raspberry.

Please visit Kevin O’Brien Metallics Velvet Dec Pillows to view large images of each available color for these artistic pillows.


Kevin O’Brien People and Places Dec Pillows

Born from sketches, the People and Places decorative pillows from Kevin O’Brien Studio offer interesting points of view of ordinary people in some fabulous locations and settings such as the NY Library, the Philadelphia Orchestra, a Paris cafe, and the Piazza Navona in Rome.  It’s like looking through a camera’s lens and capturing a moment in time. These colorful new introductions of  artistic pillows will bring a unique aesthetic to your home decor and invite conversation.  Some pillows also have a unexpected back view that complements the front.  All pillows come with zipper closure and a feather-down insert.

Kevin O’Brien People and Places Dec Pillows

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