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Soraam Pillows & Totes

September 23, 2010

Soojin Yum is a Korean designer who lives in Seattle where she makes silk-screened pillow covers and totes under the name Soraam (Korean for “Please have a look with a smile”). That is such a sweet shop name, don’t you think? I like the white bow pillows and totes…

Soraam Pillows & Totes

“Pillow covers are 18″x18″ and silk screened on pre-washed cotton and have a zipper closure along the bottom edge or some with an envelope closure. Tote bags are made of pre-washed black canvas with kona cotton lining.”

Soojjin wrote such a delightful email to me saying that decor8 has, “So many beautiful designs featured — it has been the biggest source for my inspiration. Now I started my own design business, I’m hoping my work can motivate someone to just start creating something. Starting out was the hardest part.” I thought that was really sincere and so true. Often just getting started, taking that first step, can be terrifying! But I believe that if you have passion, talent and courage that success will follow.

Congratulations Soojin on your exciting new business!

(images: soraam)

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  • Reply Ylva September 23, 2010 at 10:15 am

    beautiful things! And yes that’s at cute and creative name!

  • Reply MichelleP September 23, 2010 at 9:14 pm

    I have her bow tote! It’s so well made, I love it.

  • Reply Kena September 24, 2010 at 6:49 am

    Beautiful cushions. I like me designs pattern of the fabrics…

  • Reply Sandra Kuwartowski September 24, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    Beautiful collection – it is always a pleasure to get to know to another textile designer. I love the bow too – it is so nice to see how it looks printed with white ink on a black bag and with black ink on a ecru cushion! Very nice label, patterns and yes a cute name!

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