KJ Plumb Designer of the Famous Checkered Print on Instagram


You may not have heard the name Katherine Plumb, but I can guarantee you’ve seen her designs all over Instagram. The textile artist — who is from London but based in Stockholm, Sweden — has a knack for creating cheerful prints that just spark joy. She’s even teamed up with online retailers like Lisa Says Gah! for limited-edition capsule collections featuring her dreamy prints. (I’m personally obsessed with the silk pajamas!) The checkered print has quickly become the trend of the year, and Katherine’s designs pretty much work on anything from towels and pillow cases to shirts and iPhone cases.

I spoke with Katherine via email and learned that she actually stumbled into the screen-printing business: “To be honest, it kind of happened by accident! I like to use the process of screen printing as a design tool, so I usually play around with cutout paper shapes and stencils when I…

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