Barbara Abbatiello is a Surface Pattern Designer and Illustrator recently transplanted with her husband and two girls to Naples Florida from California. Her patterns and illustrations are elegant, fun and whimsical, perfect for a variety of products. Barbara has spent the past 20 years of her life as a Designer, Design Director, and Freelancer in the corporate world, including 13 years at a premiere greeting card company. There, she gained technical and practical experience, and soaked up all the GOODNESS she could! She is now an independent Surface Pattern Designer and can usually be found in her sunny studio, “Her Happy Place”, living her dream.