Tanya Brown is a surface and textile designer living happily by the sea on Long Island in New York. She holds an A.A.S. degree in Surface and Textile Design from Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Tanya designs under the name Schatzi Brown. The word “Schatzi” is a German term of endearment, like sweetheart in English, and is a nicknamed bestowed upon her, by her husband.
Tanya likes to incorporate photography, printmaking, painting, hand drawn motifs, and quirky color combinations with digital techniques to create her patterns. She finds endless inspiration of color palettes and patterns in the world around her and through her many travels. An avid fan of nature, when not inside designing, she can be found outside running, biking, skiing, or at the beach surfing!